PFAS Detected in Drinking Water Supply: New Jersey

PFAS Detected in Drinking Water Supply: New Jersey

PFAS Detected in Drinking Water Supply: New Jersey OUR CHALLENGE Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were detected in a potable water supply well.  Meanwhile, the regulatory agency was contemplating drinking water standards for PFAS in the low...
Risk Assessment for PCBs in Soils at a Ranch

Risk Assessment for PCBs in Soils at a Ranch

Risk Assessment for PCBs in Soils at a Ranch OUR CHALLENGE PCBs originating from a former gas plant had contaminated a nearby cattle ranch in rural Texas.  The State of Texas and EPA have developed risk-based protection standards for PCBs in soils, but not for the...
In Situ Groundwater Remediation: California

In Situ Groundwater Remediation: California

In Situ Groundwater Remediation: California OUR CHALLENGE PCE from a former industrial laundry had contaminated groundwater beneath an active commercial building and neighboring properties.  The regulator and neighbors had concerns about whether the investigation and...
Natural Resource Damage Assessment of PFAS

Natural Resource Damage Assessment of PFAS

Natural Resource Damage Assessment of PFAS OUR CHALLENGE Our client was faced with a state-led natural resource damage claim for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in groundwater, rivers, and lakes. OUR APPROACH We assessed damages using resource equivalency...
Proposition 65 Compliance for Sports Equipment

Proposition 65 Compliance for Sports Equipment

Prop 65 Compliance for Sports Equipment OUR CHALLENGE In 2018, the State of California updated its Proposition 65 (Prop 65) regulations requiring warning labels on products that contain chemical carcinogens or reproductive toxicants above a given exposure limit.  The...
Cosmetics Environmental Risk Assessment

Cosmetics Environmental Risk Assessment

Cosmetics Environmental Risk Assessment OUR CHALLENGE Cosmetic products are not subject to any federal or state regulations regarding their environmental safety.  Nevertheless, modern product stewardship practices compel manufacturers to understand and manage the...
Commercializing a New Chemical

Commercializing a New Chemical

Commercializing a New Chemical OUR CHALLENGE EPA was challenging the safety of a new chemical proposed for use in a seasonal line of high-performance professional products.  The new chemical was a more environmentally benign replacement for a previously used chemical...