PFOA Consulting and Sampling
Groundwater 101: Monitoring Well Installation

Groundwater 101: Monitoring Well Installation

Groundwater Monitoring Well Installation Basics Groundwater monitoring wells are commonly installed at sites that are known to be or suspected to be contaminated by a variety of substances such as petroleum compounds or chlorinated solvents. Groundwater Quality...

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New York State Takes Control of Establishing 1,4-Dioxane And PFOA Drinking Water Standards

New York State Takes Control of Establishing 1,4-Dioxane And PFOA Drinking Water Standards

The presence of 1,4-dioxane in drinking water has been an on-going concern for many residents of Long Island, New York. 1,4-dioxane is a compound that has been used in a variety of industrial, manufacturing and agricultural operations. It readily mixes with water, and...

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How Will the Adoption of Amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 597 Affect You?

How Will the Adoption of Amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 597 Affect You?

  On April 25, 2016, Chemical Bulk Storage (CBS) registration requirements at new facilities became mandatory for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA-acid), ammonium perfluorooctanoate (PFOA-salt), perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS-acid), and perfluorooctane sulfonate...

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Year End Regulatory Updates Part 1

Year End Regulatory Updates Part 1

Proposed Part 360 Regulations In early 2016, the NYSDEC proposed significant changes to New York State regulations regarding previously unregulated facilities, activities, and waste streams within the existing Part 360 solid waste management program. The proposed...

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PFOS/PFOA and the Stewart Air National Guard Base: What You Should Know

PFOS/PFOA and the Stewart Air National Guard Base: What You Should Know

On August 12th, 2016, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) listed the Stewart Air National Guard Base in Orange County as a Class 2A State Superfund site.  The Superfund listing was triggered by the State’s determination that Stewart Air...

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