When a sinkhole mitigation job at a department store in Greene County, Missouri, turned into the remediation of a complex karst geology site, Environmental Works, Inc.’s Investigation/Remediation (I/R) team had to get creative and work closely with regulators to determine how it was going to get the job done.
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).
Matt Markum loves bidding on unique projects. So, when a bid request came across his desk from Great River Engineering for a stream bank stabilization project along Crooked Creek in Crawford County, Missouri, he jumped at the opportunity.
The efficiency and effectiveness of Environmental Works’ remediation team was recently on full display at a Brownfields project site in southwest Missouri.