LQM is a specialist environmental consultancy based in Nottingham (UK) with an international reputation for assessing and managing the risks posed to human health and the environment by contaminants in soil. Increasingly this is being done within a context of sustainable development and specifically sustainable brownfield regeneration.
We provide consultancy, peer review and expert witness services, contract research and training courses on all aspects of the management of land contamination to problem holders, developers and local government.
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Per- and Poly- fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) should be considered on post industrial brownfield sites where fire fighting or training for fire fighting took place.
Although not mentioned specifically, they are indicated in several of the DoE Industry Profiles.
Over the past 12 months considerable developments have been reported on the investigation, assessment and remediation of PFAS contamination. A sound understanding is essential to avoid under or over estimating the risks they pose to human health, controlled waters and ecological receptors.
This ~60min recording of a Professional Practice Webinar originally delivered on 20th September 2019 (NOTE: only access to the recording will be provided, original handouts are not included and the recording does not include the Q&A session at the end of the webinar). The webinar was delivered by Paul Nathanail and busts some of the myths surrounding this group of emerging substances.
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By the end of the webinar, you will:
"Really informative and broad overview" (Consultant)
"great to get an up-to-date summary of the current thoughts from Paul who has attended the recent conferences" (Laboratory)
"description of PFAS was to the point and the comparison to more commonly discussed contaminants was useful" (Consultant)
"understanding of the chemistry behind these substances, their competence with other contaminants and the look-out for other pre-cursors" (Regulator)
Recorded demo showing you how to add and view your Site borehole logs within your QGIS project (12 minutes).
Early career briefing for professionals who do not have a background in geology, originall delivered on 19th January 2020 (~75mins).
A compendium of key facts, techniques and considerations relating to the investigation, assessment and management of land contamination and brownfield sites. A "must have" for any contaminated land practioner.
Recording of Professional Practice Webinar to clarify the language of risk used in different legal contexts, originally delivered on 18th October 2019 (~60mins)
Are all the PAHs at your site from a single source or are there different sources in different areas? What might these sources be and what might that tell us about the potential risks they present? This simple tool allow you to investigate your site data and find out.