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Trivia: Are you an emerging contaminant or PCB expert?

Attendees play OBG’s new trivia challenges at Battelle’s Remediation Conference

OBG recently unveiled three new trivia challenges created by OBG subject matter experts during the Emerging Contaminants Summit (held in March in Westminster, Colorado) and Battelle’s Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds Conference (held in April in Palm Springs, California). Two challenges regard emerging contaminants—one of 1,4-dioxane an...

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2018 Battelle Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds

OBG exhibited and presented at Battelle’s Remediation Conference

OBG sponsored, exhibited, and presented at Battelle’s Eleventh International Conference on the Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds on April 8-12, 2018 in Palm Springs, California. This biennial conference is one of the largest, most comprehensive meetings on the application of innovative technologies and approaches for the characterization, mo...

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OBG takes part in SWE WE Local Milwaukee

Laura Calandra discusses community engagement in environmental remediation programs

OBG recently took part in the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) WE Local Milwaukee conference in Wisconsin. A collaboration between SWE Headquarters, members, and local organizations with a goal is to see women achieve their fullest potential in­­ careers as engineers and leaders, WE Local brings together people in all st...

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PA Chamber 2018 Annual Environmental Conference

OBG experts share practical strategies for today's environmental challenges

OBG recently took part in the Pennsylvania (PA) Chamber's Annual Environmental Conference & Tradeshow, which was held on April 5, 2018 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Our team of environmental experts shared with attendees compliance information and practical strategies for some of today's toughest environmental challenges, including innovative treatment...

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Environment Virginia Symposium 2018

OBG experts share latest thinking and technologies in the environmental industry

OBG experts and thought leaders shared some of the latest thinking and technologies in the environmental industry—from in situ stabilization (ISS) for coal ash remediation and sediment management to invasive species and real-time electronic data collection—at the recent Environment Virginia Symposium. The annual symposium, which took...

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Sulfate, magnetite, sheep, and chlorinated solvent bioremediation

Mark Harkness,
Innovative remedial solution uses delivery method for treating vitamin deficiency in sheep

Environmental remediation is both challenging and rewarding since it requires multiple skill sets to solve complex environmental problems. Recently, OBG took on the challenge of finding a remedial solution for trichloroethylene in a fracture bedrock environment containing high sulfate groundwater. Bioremediation was the technology of choice; however, the presence of...

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How local school kids help Onondaga Lake wildlife flourish

OBG’s Paul Schultz, PE, LEED AP joined Dereth Glance, Executive Director of the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA), to talk about the impact local businesses and students in Onondaga County are making on the environment by collecting their food scraps and turning them into nutrient-rich compost that benefits On...

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OBG discusses PFAS in Wisconsin

Jeff Ramey presents at WGWA 2018 Annual State Conference

OBG recently participated in the Wisconsin Ground Water Association’s (WGWA) 2018 Annual State Conference, which took place on February 9, 2018 in Brookfield, WI. During the conference, which focused this year on understanding groundwater in Wisconsin, OBG’s Jeff Ramey discussed the National Ground Water Association’s (NGWA) guidance document on per- a...

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Watershed revitalization through sediment removal

Rich Weber,
Fountain Lake Restoration Project, Minnesota

Many U.S. waters have been listed as impaired waters by their respective states, as a result of the Clean Water Act and the Water Quality Planning and Management regulation. Many other water resources have been listed as threatened waters, or are in the process of being evaluated...

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Cutting-edge science in remediation: Q&A with Mark Harkness

Mark Harkness, OBG thought leader in environmental remediation

Remediation expert Mark Harkness joined OBG just last year and is already making an impact. We sat down with Mark to learn a bit more about his perspective on the remediation industry, OBG’s environment business, and his commitment to innovation and making the world a better place. Q: So fa...

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