Location: Warminster, PA Summary: In addition to a chlorinated solvent plume from the nearby Naval Air Development Center (NADC), groundwater impacts from Per and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) were confirmed to be present at sample locations on our client’s property at concentrations exceeding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA) health advisory level of 70 parts per trillion (ppt). The source […]
Location: Lancaster County, PA Summary: Brickhouse Environmental is providing ongoing expert hydrogeologic consulting services to two manufacturing companies regarding the Elizabethtown Landfill in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Under the Federal Superfund program, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified these companies as Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs) to groundwater contamination caused by this inactive unlined landfill, and thus they have been assigned […]
Location: Binghamton, NY Summary: Due to the detection of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in a number of drinking water supplies across New York State, the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has initiated a Statewide evaluation of remediation sites to better understand the extent that PFAS and 1,4-dioxane are present in groundwater across the State. These contaminants have […]
Location: Guthriesville, PA Summary: After a national restoration company failed to clean
up a home damaged by the rupture of a full heating oil tank in the home’s basement, Brickhouse characterized and successfully remediated the home to pre-spill conditions.
Location: Pottsville, PA Summary: An overfilled heating oil tank resulted in the release of a substantial amount of No. 2 fuel oil to the soils immediately adjacent to a family’s home. As a result, fuel oil seeped through the basement wall, and fumes were spread throughout the house by the forced-air heating system.
Location: Delaware County, PA Summary: An overfilled heating oil tank resulted in the release of a substantial amount of No. 2 fuel oil to the soils immediately adjacent to a family’s home. As a result, fuel oil seeped through the basement wall, and fumes were spread throughout the house by the forced-air heating system.
Location: Belvidere, NJ Summary: An emergency contractor excavated more than 500 cubic yards of No. 2 fuel oil-impacted soil after the homeowner suspected a fuel loss from an underground storage tank (UST) system. Heating oil impacts were observed to extend in the bedrock at the base of the excavation.
Location: Bryn Mawr, PA Summary: During a heating oil delivery, an overfilled heating oil tank burst in the basement of a vacationing family, resulting in a spill of over 300 gallons of oil. A substantial amount of oil was collected in the French drain and sump, and discharged to the storm sewer, which flowed to a nearby stream. The French drain also allowed oil to accumulate and spread beneath the entire basement floor slab. Heating oil also seeped into the basement walls, and fumes were spread throughout the house by the forced-air heating system.
Location: Day Care Center, Temple Hills, MD Summary: A fuel oil supplier mistakenly delivered heating oil to an abandoned tank system at this day care center. Fuel oil spilled onto the basement floor and onto the soil outside the house, beneath the fill and vent pipes.