Tag Archives: Contamination

Why Do Hazardous Materials Have to Be Treated Differently? | Harbor Environmental Group

Why Do Hazardous Materials Have to Be Treated Differently?

This may seem like a question with an easy answer, but the hazards associated with some materials are not immediately noticeable. This is why there are regulations in place to protect the public from unseen hazards that can adversely affect health years down the road after exposure. Existing Threat to Humans and Animals Many materials […]

Heavy Metal Contamination of Soil | Orange County Harbor Environment Cleanup

Heavy Metal Contamination of Soil

Soil can become contaminated by a variety of substances, but heavy metals are one of the more common types of soil contamination. Heavy metals are a group of naturally occurring metallic minerals including lead, arsenic, selenium, nickel, cadmium, copper, mercury, zinc, manganese, and chromium. Cleaning-Up Heavy Metal Contamination Heavy metal contamination can happen due to […]