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Meet our National Director of Remediation Services, Paresh Patel

Paresh Patel brings over 23 years of experience to his role as National Director of Remediation Services at Pinchin Ltd. His focus lies particularly in complex remediation sites dealing with…

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Environmental Risk Assessments in Alberta

An Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA) is a scientific evaluation of the human and/or ecological health risks associated with contaminants of concern (COCs) present in soil and groundwater. Human and ecological “receptors” may be exposed to these COCs through multiple exposure pathways including ingestion/uptake of soil or water, inhalation of vapours, and direct contact with contaminated media. Receptor exposures are estimated, and risks quantified, using established models and toxicological data.

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