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Slick Solution: How TRC’s Patented NAPL Trapping Cap System Restored a Michigan Waterway

Slick Solution: How TRC’s Patented NAPL Trapping Cap System Restored a Michigan Waterway
Doug Hanchett

Western Michigan is still feeling the environmental effects of a long forgotten Jazz Age oil boom. TRC is helping the region clean up from it.

Blog

Jan 16th, 2019

by Doug Hanchett

topic Remediation

EPA Looking to Revise Official Definition of ‘Ambient Air’

EPA Looking to Revise Official Definition of ‘Ambient Air’
​Gale Hoffnagle, CCM, QEP

The EPA's move to redefine "ambient air" could make it easier for facilities to comply with the Clean Air Act.

Blog

Dec 18th, 2018

by ​Gale Hoffnagle, CCM, QEP

topic Air

Blast from the Past: How TRC Helped a Small UK Village Remove WWII Grenades and Mines from Playground

Blast from the Past: How TRC Helped a Small UK Village Remove WWII Grenades and Mines from Playground
Doug Hanchett

When an straightforward remediation project came to a screeching halt after work crews unearthed live grenades, officials in Weedon Bec turned to TRC.

Blog

Dec 11th, 2018

by Doug Hanchett

industry Government

Overhauling Oroville: The Amazing Push to Repair the Tallest Dam in the United States

Overhauling Oroville: The Amazing Push to Repair the Tallest Dam in the United States
Doug Hanchett

A major, $1.1 billion overhaul of California's Oroville Dam in just 20 months will go down in history as an engineering marvel – and TRC was on the job from the start.

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Nov 8th, 2018

by Doug Hanchett

topic Infrastructure

Surviving a Wildfire: How One TRC Employee Narrowly Escaped the Largest Blaze in California History

Surviving a Wildfire: How One TRC Employee Narrowly Escaped the Largest Blaze in California History
Doug Hanchett

A close call with the voracious, fast-moving Thomas wildfire last year prompted TRC's Tim Parnell to re-examine his approach to disaster preparedness. Here's what he learned.

Blog

Oct 30th, 2018

by Doug Hanchett

Landowners Prove to Be a Hot Commodity at TRC’s Northeast Solar Conference

Landowners Prove to Be a Hot Commodity at TRC’s Northeast Solar Conference
Doug Hanchett

This year's TRC Solar Conference in Boston was a smashing success. Here's what we learned at the two-day affair.

Blog

Oct 18th, 2018

by Doug Hanchett

topic Renewable Energy

Recent Technical Advances Have Upset the LNAPL Cart – In a Good Way

Recent Technical Advances Have Upset the LNAPL Cart – In a Good Way
Keith Piontek, PE

Technical developments over the last few years have prompted both the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council and the American Petroleum Institute to update their guidance documents for sites dealing with LNAPL issues.

Blog

Oct 4th, 2018

by Keith Piontek, PE

topic Remediation

Federal Court Decision May Have Big Impact on Coal-Fired Power Plants

Federal Court Decision May Have Big Impact on Coal-Fired Power Plants
Mark Johnson, PG

A new court ruling that tightens federal regulations on coal combustion residuals could pose problematic for many older power plants.

Blog

Sep 26th, 2018

by Mark Johnson, PG

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

BUILD-ing Solar on Brownfields: TRC’s Northeast Solar Conference to Provide Early Look at EPA’s New Funding Options

BUILD-ing Solar on Brownfields: TRC’s Northeast Solar Conference to Provide Early Look at EPA’s New Funding Options
Kelley Race, PG, LSP

Upcoming Boston event will examine new federal guidelines that encourage the use of brownfield sites for renewable energy projects – and will provide tips and strategies for securing EPA grant funding.

Blog

Sep 20th, 2018

by Kelley Race, PG, LSP

topic Renewable Energy