Article   |   May 31st, 2017 Use of Tetrachloroethane as a Trace to Determine Contamination Liability

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Determining liability for contamination can be particularly difficult when the contamination has migrated from neighboring facilities and was also released on-site.

A recent article co-authored by TRC’s Andrew Smyth and published by the Environmental Claims Journal reviews the use of Tetrachloroethane (TeCA) as a tracer to locate the source of contamination in the groundwater on a project involving two adjacent industrial facilities. Use of this innovative approach uncovered the migration pathway and helped determine the party responsible for the contamination.

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