Tag Archives: Land Activity Monitoring

Terradex Wins Patent “Method and Apparatus For Monitoring and Responding to Land Use Activities”

Seven years ago, we created a new methodology for increasing the effectiveness of institutional controls, and as of June 29, 2010 this innovation is protected by a patent. So what led to the patent?  Failed approaches led to a new idea.  We knew a duty existed to monitor safe use of contaminated sites, but whose […]

Becoming Familiar with Terradex’s Real Estate Monitoring

Terradex can monitor numerous transactional real estate data sources permitting the detection of problematic real estate scenarios at tracked properties.  The sources include monitoring new residential and commercial listings, new sold properties, pre-foreclosure actions, foreclosure actions, tax liens, bankruptcies, new easements and new occupants. Thorough real estate monitoring is critical when the responsible party no longer owns […]

States Evaluate Institutional Control Monitoring and Oversight

States seek improved and efficient LUC monitoring.

Enforcement First to Ensure Effective Institutional Controls at Superfund Sites

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has adopted an “enforcement first” policy for institutional controls, which will likely increase both recording and monitoring of ICs. The USEPA Office of Site Remediation and Enforcement has directed the agency’s program and enforcement staff, as well as Department of Justice, to pursue any action needed to ensure the […]

USEPA Releases Study Citing Terradex’s Protection of the Los Angeles Public Water Supply

Terradex avoided a “disaster” threatening the potable water in Los Angeles, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The local permit agency approved the installation of a cathodic protection well. This type of deep well, used to prevent pipeline corrosion, has perforated walls and can thus allow groundwater to flow downward from a shallow […]