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OTIE oversees removal and demolition of Edge Moor Bridge

2019-03-27T20:03:48+00:00March 27th, 2019|

The Edge Moor Bridge, a steel and timber trestle bridge, was originally constructed in 1898. The bridge was moved to its current location near Fort Gordon in 1941 to support troop and equipment deployment during WWII. SRS was the prime contractor and OTIE provided on-site supervision, including health and safety and quality control, for the [...]

OTIE experts are ready to help you address the unique challenges of PFOS/PFOA contamination

2018-10-30T14:27:15+00:00October 30th, 2018|

PFASs are a large family of long-chain fluorinated chemicals used in many manufacturing and industrial applications, including fire suppression and oil, stain, grease, and water repellency. Among the many PFASs, perfluorooctoanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) are the most commonly produced. A major use of PFASs was in fire extinguishing aqueous film forming foam [...]

OTIE uses ARC© to assess and resolve vapor intrusion (VI) problems

2018-09-06T14:58:23+00:00September 5th, 2018|

The inhalation of indoor air contaminated with trichloroethylene (TCE) can cause direct health effects. It is paramount to monitor for acute and chronic TCE exposure with the best possible technologies that reach low-detection limits and provide timely, accurate data. OTIE’s scientists and engineers are getting ahead of the environmental industry’s curve on vapor intrusion (VI) [...]

OTIE’s Oscar Martinez holds numerous speaking engagements on PFAS as an emerging contaminant

2018-07-25T15:58:21+00:00July 25th, 2018|

Over the last two decades, there have been growing concerns over emerging contaminants from a group of manmade chemicals known of per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS). These compounds were often used in fire-fighting foam and a wide variety of commercial and industrial applications. PFAS are persistent and resist degradation in the environment. An increase in [...]