While most of the Kansas City metro continues to stay home per local and state orders, a team of field services, investigation/remediation, and assessment personnel from Environmental Works, Inc.’s KC offices recently completed essential environmental excavation work for a truly important cause – the development of the Mattie Rhodes Cultural Center.
EWI Helps KC-based Nonprofit Secure Significant EPA Grant
Environmental Works, Inc. (EWI) recently helped Kansas City-based nonprofit El Centro secure a $200,000 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The three-year EPA grant will provide environmental training and employment opportunities for up to 72 individuals in Wyandotte and Johnson counties in Kansas. Wyandotte County’s poverty rate of …
EWI Tests Superfund Site for Vapor Intrusion Using Sub-Slab Sampling Technique
On contaminated sites, concern over exposure to harmful chemicals can expand from groundwater and soil to indoor air. Such air pollution is called “vapor intrusion,” and “occurs when there is a migration of vapor-forming chemicals from any subsurface source (soil, water) into an overlying building,” according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).