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Undocumented History of AFFF Use and Occurrence of PFAS at Military and Civilian Airports

Mar 19th, 2018

The historical use of aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) is a primary source of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in surface water and groundwater at and near dozens of military and civilian airports. AFFF has been used as part of required aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) operations at most major airports in the United States […]


Los Cerritos Wetlands Oil Consolidation and Restoration Project

Feb 22nd, 2018

The purpose of this project is to consolidate and relocate existing oil field operations on 75+ acres located in the Marina Pacifica area of Long Beach into two small lots in order to restore wetland habitat and add valuable public open space.  If approved and completed, the Project will result in an oil production footprint […]


Assessment of Fugitive Dust Emissions from Coal, Petcoke, and Other Sources

Jan 13th, 2015

Industrial operations that generate fugitive dust, such as coal and petcoke storage facilities can impact local residents, damage property, and potentially cause adverse health effects


Assessment of Emissions from Natural Gas Wells and Impacts to Nearby Residents

Dec 22nd, 2014

Natural gas exploration and production (E&P) activities can cause chemical exposures and other impacts to nearby residents that are a nuisance and potentially harmful to health


It’s Not Too Early to be Thinking of Compliance with New California Stormwater Rules

Aug 12th, 2014

El Nino, like the next big earthquake, is a matter of when, not if, in California.  Current NOAA forecasts indicate a 2-in-3 chance of an El Nino this winter and with an expected increase in rainfall would come an increase in stormwater discharge.  A rainy winter may come as a surprise to those facilities regulated […]


Water Resources Impacts to Groundwater from Oil and Gas Wastewater Injection

Aug 7th, 2014

Water Quality Resource Impacts 2020: Potential Dangers from Oil & Gas Wastewater Disposal


Elevated Radium in Wastewater Associated with Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Sites

Jun 26th, 2014

Radium can accumulate as residues in sediments of streams and soils located near conventional oil and shale gas exploration and production sites.


SWAPE Air Quality Modeling Helps to Obtain Landmark Jury Verdict in Fracking Trial

Apr 29th, 2014

Reconstructing exposure concentrations using regulatory models demonstrated the fate and transport of locally cumulative air quality impacts from numerous natural gas wells.


Steps for Conducting an Odor Assessment / Audit

Jan 28th, 2014

Facility owners/operators benefit by assessing production units and practices with malodors and mitigating emissions to minimize community complaints


Odor Assessment and Mitigation Consulting to Industries

Jan 8th, 2014

SWAPE has experience industry with cost-effective solutions for identifying and controlling odors