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EPA Denies Center for Biological Diversity’s Petition to List Discarded PVC as a Hazardous Waste

On April 26, 2024, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its denial of the 2014 rulemaking petition by the Center...

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Integral Insight

Adapting to Change: Navigating New Endangered Species Act Listings and Their Impact on Bay Area Projects

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed listing three species under the Endangered Species Act, impacting public and private...

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Integral Hires Five New Principals in Key Areas of Health, Engineering, and Sustainability

Integral Consulting continues to invest in its people and expand across practice areas to meet increasing demands of legal, industrial,...

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has released the final supplemental guidance for its Chronic Hazard Guidelines.

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EPA Releases Final Drinking Water Standards for PFAS Chemicals

On April 10, 2024, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its final National Primary Drinking Water Regulations for the following...

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Case Study

Addressing concerns about the misapplication of a frog toxicity test

Integral was tasked to critically review a proposed protocol for a frog embryo-larval toxicity test adapted by a regulatory agency...

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A pre-remedial wetland depression did not have to be retained as a vernal pool in habitat mitigation plans

A pre-design investigation at a forested palustrine wetland requiring future sediment remediation identified a temporarily inundated depression with potential vernal...

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Sediment and PCB Transport in San Leandro Bay

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Collecting fish samples to provide analytical data for tracking future sediment remediation efforts

Integral conducted a predesign investigation on an urban river to collect fish tissue samples for chemical analyses. We obtained samples...

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Scientific critique places the results of a salinity tolerance study into perspective for future evaluations

Integral provided expert testimony on behalf of a client who obtained a state effluent permit for a proposed desalination facility...

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Using ecological risk assessment to evaluate environmental impacts of desalination effluent

Our client aimed to build a desalination plant to increase the supply of fresh water required for sustaining local communities...

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Supporting the permitting process for the water intake structure of a proposed desalination facility

A client retained Integral to support a contested water intake permit for a proposed desalination facility. Community members were concerned...

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Integral Insight

What Lies Beneath: Exercising Caution when Repurposing Data in Environmental Analytics

We live in a world where data can be easily accessed through public organizations, publications, subscription-based services, and artificial intelligence...

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Water, AI & Us: Solving Utah’s Water Challenges

2023 Watershed Symposium Presented at the 17th Annual Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium, November 15-16, 2023. AI is all the...

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A baseline biological characterization of source water in support of a permit renewal for a cooling water intake structure

A client aimed to redevelop a former industrial facility into a sustainable 10–MW data center to house core computing services...

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A fish and benthic invertebrate community survey in support of a pre-design investigation

Contaminated substrate in an urban river required excavation to achieve the risk-based cleanup objectives. This remedial process would eliminate all...

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A refined ecological risk assessment yields less conservative risk estimates

Integral performed a terrestrial ecological risk assessment at a former wood treatment facility using soils contaminated with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons...

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Evaluation of stormwater as a potential source of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Four-month study identifies likely source of PCBs in Pearl Harbor. Our research, funded by U.S. Department of Defense’s Environmental Security...

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Integral Consulting Selected to Conduct Crucial Sea-Level Rise Study for Santa Cruz County

Integral Consulting Inc. has been selected to conduct a crucial sea-level rise study for Santa Cruz County, aiming to address...

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Emerging Contaminants in Stormwater: Webinar

The management of emerging contaminants is a complex challenge given the evolving regulatory goals, uncertain source characterization, and lack of...

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The Conceptual Site Model: Webinar

The Cornerstone to Successful Environmental Projects - January 24, 2024 A conceptual site model (CSM) is foundational to both designing...