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What I Missed in College and Learned at Enviro Equipment, Inc.

I began working for Enviro Equipment, Inc. (EEI) during September of 2011, as an undergraduate earth sciences major at the UNC Charlotte. I discovered the Environmental Specialist Assistant position on a job board through my university and hoped that the job could provide insight into the environmental consulting industry.

Problems with the SCDHEC PROGRAMMATIC QAPP 2013 Revision For Doing Environmental Work in South Carolina

What is a QAPP? When I first heard the acronym a few years ago it sounded like something you may step in while mowing your yard if you have a dog, but it is not!

How Often Should I Calibrate My Gas Monitor?

When a client needs to purchase or rent a gas monitor, I’m routinely asked either “How do I calibrate a gas meter?” or “How often should I calibrate (or recalibrate) the monitor?”

What Can Go Wrong When Bidding a Remediation System: Dangers of Copy & Paste

Recently, a good customer of ours sent us a bid request on a project they inherited from a consultant who worked for the same client.  The Corrective Action Plan (CAP) for the project, which specified the equipment to be used, had already been approved by the state.  For reasons that may become apparent later in this post,  their client decided to change horses in midstream and have our custome

Problems With Free-Product Recovery

During my 33 years in the environmental field, I have been involved in a lot of sites with free product.  In the 1980’s light non-aqueous phase liquids (LNAPL) such as gasoline were removed by the following methods:

How To Effectively Handle A Noise Nuisance

Occasionally we field calls from concerned citizens who are dealing with a noise nuisance. These nuisances involve irritating sounds and/or vibrations which are affecting their health via undue stress and lack of quality sleep. Typical noise nuisances are created by but not limited to: * Parties, * Loud music, * Shouting, * Barking dogs, * Construction

Carbon Injection Technology Shows Solid Potential to Remediate State Petroleum Sites

The following article was written by Melora Grattan and published in the recent addition of the Florida Specifier newspaper regarding the CleanInject(TM) technology:

CleanInject Injection Process Successful In South Carolina

Several months ago Enviro-Equipment, Inc.

Carolina AEG Meet To Discuss North Carolina DSCA Compliance Program

The Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologist’s (AEG) Carolina Section met on October 25, 2012 at Natty Greene’s Pub & Brewing Company in Greensboro, North Carolina to discuss regulatory compliance pertaining to operating dry-cleaning facilities in North Carolina, the impact of non-compliance to the environment, and the State and Federal regulations that the DSCA Compliance Pro

AIPG 2012 Assessment and Remediation Conference

The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) held their 4th conference on Innovative Environmental Assessment and Remediation Technology on September 12-13, 2012 at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia.