Category: Environmental

Rebuilding the ‘Gateway to Columbus’ – The Mill District

October 5, 2021

EPA Brownfield Grant Helps Revitalize a Georgia Community The 2nd Avenue Corridor of Columbus, Georgia was once a center of economic prosperity. This area, now known as the Mill District, includes the former Bibb City …

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Caring for Those Who Care for Us

September 17, 2021

Terracon’s Work for Children’s Hospitals Benefits Communities Healthcare is more than the building you’re in – it’s the relationship between provider and patient and the critical environment in which they interact. Terracon employees live in …

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Confirming the Safety of Those Administering COVID-19 Vaccines Through Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

August 31, 2021

The science behind the vaccines helping to fight the COVID-19 pandemic is impressive, but the vaccines have special requirements for storage and transport that require extra care. The work of Terracon’s industrial hygiene team helps ensure …

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Protecting Our First Responders

July 27, 2021

The dangers for our intrepid firefighters do not necessarily end when the flames are extinguished. The potential for exposure to a wide variety of toxic substances like asbestos, carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, and carcinogenic volatile …

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Terracon Wins ACG Middle Market Growth Award for Innovation

April 27, 2021

The Association for Corporate Growth Recognizes Terracon’s Stage1 Offering CHICAGO — The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), a global network dedicated to driving growth in middle-market companies, has honored Terracon with its first-ever Innovation award …

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Rising Above to See What’s Below

April 7, 2021

UAVs Help Terracon Technicians Locate Underground Obstacles on Overgrown Land Navigating multiple acres of dense, thorny brush on foot is a difficult task, even for native wildlife. For technicians hired to locate buried oil and …

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History Unearthed: Archaeologists Help Kentucky Families Connect with Their Past

April 7, 2021

Progress can sometimes result in unintended consequences. The construction of Interstate 65 through Kentucky long ago cut off access to a remote family cemetery near the town of Horse Cave. The small, 50-by-50-foot plot may …

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Terracon Acquires Sport Environmental Services of Texas

April 5, 2021

Midland-based Sport serves oil and gas clients throughout Permian Basin OLATHE, Kan. – Terracon is pleased to announce it has acquired Sport Environmental Services LLC (Sport) of Midland, Texas, which provides environmental services and consulting …

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Mapping and Cataloging History

March 8, 2021

Using Modern Technology to Complete an Unprecedented Historical Survey Documentation is essential to keep historical resources from becoming forgotten memories. Historical surveys are a staple for Terracon’s Jacksonville Historical Preservation team, which has performed hundreds …

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Undoing Decades of Brine Contamination in a Few Weeks

November 12, 2020

Thousands of acres of farmland across North Dakota have been dormant for 50 years or longer due to brine contamination from historical oil and gas activities. An unprotected, one-acre brine pond could ruin 10-20 acres …

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