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PFAS

Tired of sieving through information on the web on PFAS? iEnvi have compiled some FAQs that might help. HOW LONG DO PFAS STAY IN THE ENVIRONMENT? PFAS with long carbon chains have estimated half-lives ranging from 2-9 years such as: PFOA 2 to 4 years; PFOS 5 to 6 years; and PFHxS 8 to 9

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iEnvi receive frequent requests from clients to help manage disposal of impacted materials, products, land or groundwater contaminated by per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (known as PFAS).  It is widely considered that the new asbestos has only recently been more fully understood and can be measured in laboratories. PFAS are widely distributed in the environment and

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The NSW EPA released new Guidelines on the Duty to Report Contamination in July 2015, replacing the 2009 version. The update was significant both for companies and individuals that have knowingly or unknowingly polluted groundwater or soil, or have contamination on property they own or manage. The Duty to Report Contamination Guidelines provides detailed guidance

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Is your property too risky to sell before remediation contamination? A long-held view (particularly by Government agencies) is that contaminated property transaction is too complicated to sell as contaminated, and the environmental liability risk is too hard to manage in selling the property in a contaminated condition. But now there are useful tools used by

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iEnvi Principal Michael Nicholls directed and managed a soil and groundwater assessment and soil and groundwater hexcavalent chromium (Cr6+) remediation, both on and offsite, at a steel processing factory. The industrial site had operated for over 50 years and contained corroded drainage pits, corroded pipelines, leakage into stormwater drains, corroded stormwater pipes, and corroded drip

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iEnvi Principal Environmental Scientist Michael Nicholls directed and helped design (in partnership with Arcadis) a series of 11 creek sediment remediation projects, and four major industrial zone soil remediation and groundwater remediation projects. They began in 2012 to the value of $2.1 billion, starting with creek sediment remediation as part of a major river remediation

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 iEnvi provided advice for a NSW Government department during a drainage dam construction project that exposed impacted fill material, asbestos and waste tyres on Crown Land. Contractors had been engaged and the sensitive project required additional controls of an experienced environmental consultant to ensure compliance. Asbestos, waste tyres and other material were encountered during civil

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iEnvi responded to an urgent request to conduct a preliminary site investigation (PSI) or Phase 1 ESA as part of an acquisition, at a depot site in Bowen QLD containing above ground storage tanks (ASTs) and diesel petroleum impacted soil, with fieldwork commencing within 3 days of the request. The due diligence was required as

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