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Solving Complex Environmental Problems #5 Anti-Fouling Agents to Reduce O&M Costs and Increase LNAPL Recovery

Posted on November 06, 2019 by John Kollmeier in Uncategorized

BSTI was the provider of in-situ remediation services for a large-scale subsurface release of diesel fuel at an electrical generating station. Water table depression pumps were installed in four large-diameter recovery wells to control the migration of diesel fuel and to create a cone of capture in the aquifer to promote LNAPL recovery. BSTI personnel… Read More

Solving Complex Environmental Problems #4: Using Cutting Edge Science to Avoid Ongoing Remediation

Posted on October 24, 2019 by Tripp Fischer in Uncategorized

BSTI uses a science-based approach to close a site with LNAPL, save our client money and re-start a stalled real estate transaction. The Problem A release from a 30,000-gallon underground storage tank resulted in a body of diesel fuel above and below the water table (commonly referred to as light non-aqueous phase liquid or LNAPL). … Read More

BSTI gets physically challenged people up and moving on adaptive exercise equipment

Posted on September 17, 2019 by Bob McClennan in Uncategorized

BSTI’s major charity contribution this year was to the IM Able Foundation. The mission of the IM ABLE Foundation is to remove obstacles that prevent people affected by disabilities from being physically active. Recently IM Able organized a competitive duathlon race in Wyomissing PA as one of their annual fund raising events. A duathlon combines… Read More

A 7-step executive summary of EPA recommendations to reduce lead in drinking water in schools

Posted on August 05, 2019 by Bob McClennan in Uncategorized

The EPA is responsible for ensuring the safety of the nation’s drinking water in public water supplies. The EPA estimates that approximately 8,000 schools and child care facilities maintain their own water supply and are regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). There are approximately 98,000 public schools and 500,000 child-care facilities not regulated… Read More

Ten Insider Tips to Reduce Your Environmental Remediation System Operations and Maintenance Costs

Posted on April 11, 2019 by Bob McClennan in Uncategorized

So, you’ve just spent a lot of time and money designing and installing that in-situ environmental remediation system at your facility.  You were assured that the system will remove contaminants from the soil, soil gas and/or groundwater but it will take a few years or more to achieve regulatory endpoints.  At least the big headaches… Read More

12 Best Practices To Avoid Pipeline Construction Environmental Shut-Downs and Fines

Posted on April 08, 2019 by Bob McClennan in Uncategorized

Since 2005, innovative technologies such as hydraulic fracturing (i.e., fracking) and directional drilling (trenchless technologies) have made it possible to access valuable hydrocarbon resources from Pennsylvania’s Marcellus and Utica shale deposits. Domestic natural gas production has increased to the point that Pennsylvania produces 19% of the total output; which ranks #2 behind only Texas (24%)…. Read More

Ten Insider Tips of an Outstanding Environmental Consulting Firm

Posted on February 26, 2019 by Bob McClennan in Uncategorized

They understand their client’s business interests One of the most critical errors environmental consultants can make is immediately getting lost in the technical and regulatory details of a project without ever fully understanding the business goals of their client. Oftentimes, the client will not know what affect the details of their business, business dealings, interests,… Read More

Ten Insider Tips for Reducing Environmental Risk in Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Posted on February 26, 2019 by Bob McClennan in Uncategorized

When buying or selling commercial and industrial real estate, stakeholders often conduct a wide range of inspections and inquiries as part of their due diligence.  Legal, financial, zoning, permitting, and environmental risk are all typically considered. This article will offer tips for buyers and sellers when conducting environmental due diligence. Why Conduct Environmental Due Diligence… Read More

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  • PSMJ Resources Circle of Excellence Award

    John & Debbie Kollmeier receive the 2019 Circle of Excellence Award from PSMJ’s David Burstein at the firm’s annual THRIVE Conference, The Growth, Profit, and Success Summit for A/E/C Firm Leaders earlier this month in New Orleans. PSMJ designed the Circle of Excellence to highlight successfully managed firms that demonstrate outstanding achievements in areas such… Read More

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