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by Maggie Strom, QEP, CHMM - Founder and president The science of environmental assessment, remediation and risk assessment is continually evolving as the understanding of contaminant behavior and pathways for human exposure are better defined. Vapor intrusion, the migration of potentially hazardous vapors from groundwater or soil contamination into indoor spaces, has recently become a major focus for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation as it pertains to risk assessmen... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Jan 8
by Maggie Strom, QEP, CHMM Founder and president Happy New Year! You know what that means - time to start working on those year-end environmental reports.  First, it's a great time to read over your air permit to evaluate whether the records you have been keeping all year are consistent with your actual requirements. It’s also time to gather up your year-end production numbers and run your final calculations for 2017. Annual and semi-annual report deadlines are just a few w... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Jan 5
by Ben Day Senior environmental specialist On April 2, 2015, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued their final rule listing the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species under the federal Endangered Species Act. The NLEB joins the Indiana bat as the two typical endangered bat species that have a potential presence in West Tennessee and the surrounding areas of Arkansas and Mississippi. Populations of these species have declined dramatically since the discovery of white-nose syndr... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Jan 2