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A Look at PAC and GAC Based Remediation Programs

There has been a disturbing trend in the environmental remediation industry that  few, if any consulting engineering firms, experts or academics are addressing.  More specifically, as an industry, rather than question the validity of claims made by “non-destructive” technologies, the environmental remediation industry has blindly accepted these products.

More and more consulting engineers are utilizing products like BOS 100, BOS 200 and PlumeStop, without regard to physical chemistry and the nature of Activated Carbon (AC).  Without exception, any AC based product relies on adsorption and absorption. It is important to understand both processes and the differences between them when applying these products.

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About Innovative Environmental Technologies

Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. (IET) is the oldest and most respected remedial contractor providing patented and licensed in-situ injection services in the United States. Formed in 1998, IET provides turn-key design and implementation services to environmental consulting companies. Since 1998, IET has designed and implemented over 1,000 in-situ remediation projects. IET is committed to providing the most appropriate and cost-effective technology based solutions for a wide variety of impacted soils and groundwater. IET's in-house and licensed technologies allow for the in-situ treatment of chlorinated solvents, petroleum hydro carbons, pesticides and heavy metals.