Tag Archives: Chlorinated Solvents

World’s Largest In Situ Thermal Desorption Project: Challenges and Solutions

TerraTherm and its In Situ Thermal Desorption (ISTD) sublicense holders have cleaned close to 50 sites, but what happens when we are presented with one that is remarkably large with more than 100,000 cubic yards (76,500 m3) of PCE and TCE rich soils to a depth of over 40 feet (12 m)? The site in particular that was presented to TerraTherm was a former aerospace manufacturing facility and had to be remediated in less than a year. Successfully completed by TerraTherm, this site in Teterboro, New Jersey is now the largest ISTD project to date. The redevelopment of this former … Continue reading

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How to Determine if Thermal Remediation is a Good Fit for your Site

More people than ever are choosing Thermal technologies to remediate a wide variety of sites these days.  While quite a few in the industry have gained experience in selecting sites for thermal, many are still learning about it and have questions about the criteria that make a site a great fit. So, this blog post is intended to provide a few fundamental questions to help you determine if thermal is right for your site: Are the Contaminants right for Thermal Remediation? If they are organic compounds or mercury, Thermal technologies are applicable.  For instance, we have had 100% success in … Continue reading

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