Tag Archives: USEPA

Terradex Receives United States Environmental Protection Agency 2008 Environmental Achievement Award

On April 14, 2008 Terradex was awarded a 2008 Environmental Achievement Award. In the award the agency cited Terradex’s groundbreaking work in communicating environmental information to the public enables individuals and communities to make informed decisions regarding both exposure and contaminant contributions. Terradex’s innovative prototype of layering real-time air data on top of the powerful […]

ABC-KGO TV Reports on Terradex in “Fighting Global Warming At Local Level”

Reporter Lyanne Melendez of KGO TV reported on the Association of Bay Area Government’s effort to confront global warming. San Jose Councilmember Cortese liked the online Terradex emissions models. It calculates the level of greenhouse gases for each major city based on data from the Energy Department and the Environmental Protection Agency. Watch The Coverage: Fighting […]

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 […]

Leading ASTM’s Continuing Obligations Practice Standard

In October 2005, Bob Wenzlau of Terradex was appointed Task Group Chair to build a practice standard for Landowner Continuing Obligations. When complete, the practice standards will systematically improve the long-term public and environmental safety at brownfields while limiting financial liabilities brownfield redevelopers. The Task Group includes participation from USEPA, state government, brownfield redevelopers, environmental […]