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Soil Remediation and Soil Remediation Planning | Harbor Environmental

Soil Remediation and Soil Remediation Planning

The ability to enjoy clean soil and drinking water is something never taken for granted. Industries dealing with materials and chemicals classified as toxic to the environment and living creatures have to be monitored and spills immediately cleaned. What is soil remediation? Soil remediation is the act of cleaning dirt, sediments, surface water, and groundwater […]

More Women Working in the Construction Industry | Orange County Waste Abatement

More Women Working in the Construction Industry

During World War II, large numbers of women entered the construction industry to take up jobs vacated by men who went to war. In the decades after this Rosie the Riveter era ended, women working in any capacity in the construction industry became a rarity. This trend reversed again in the 1980s, and women once […]

Lead Contamination of Soil, Backyards, and Playgrounds | Harbor Environmental

Lead Contamination of Soil, Backyards, and Playgrounds

Lead was often added to paint in years past because it improved the drying time and made the coating more long-lasting. Lead can also be found in some older plumbing fixtures and solder. In fact, the word plumbing comes from the Latin word for lead, because it was used by the Romans for making pipes. […]

Cleaning Up Oil Spills in Southern California | Orange County Asbestos Abatement

Cleaning Up Oil Spills in Southern California

Oil spills are a common type of environmental disaster. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports an average of about 70 oil spill incidents each day, although most are relatively small compared to the occasional massive oil tanker disaster. Methods of Cleaning Up Oil Spill Disasters Each incident of an oil spill is unique and […]