Contamination Assessment: Altamonte Hauling Facility

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Progressive Waste Solutions is one of the largest full-service, vertically integrated environmental solutions companies in the industry. They employ more than 7,000 people who provide collection, recycling and landfill disposal solutions.

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PROJECT INFORMATION

OPPORTUNITY

Failure of a diesel fuel dispenser liner during hydrostatic testing, coupled with the presence of free petroleum product in a transition sump, indicated that the potential for a petroleum discharge to soil and groundwater.

SOLUTION

  • Conduct soil field organic vapor testing (Rule 62-780.200[15], Florida Administrative Code).
  • Collect confirmation soil samples for laboratory chemical analyses.
  • Install temporary groundwater monitoring wells.
  • Collect and chemically analyze groundwater samples.
  • Prepare closure report.


SUCCESS

  • Petroleum contamination confirmed in soil and groundwater.
  • Full Site Assessment performed (Rule 62-780.600, Florida Adminitrative Code).
  • Remedial measures implemented to restore soil and groundwater quality