COLUMBIA Technologies to Sponsor ITRC LNAPL Classroom Training in Boston, MA

March 1st, 2012

ITRC 2-Day LNAPL Classroom Training in Boston, MA on April 5-6

COLUMBIA Technologies is pleased to sponsor the upcoming ITRC LNAPL Classroom Training course. The Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) is offering a 2-day training class from the ITRC LNAPL team on April 5-6, 2012 in Boston, MA, in cooperation with ITRC state member, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA).

ITRC offers this 2-day classroom training course, based on ITRC’s Technical and Regulatory Guidance document, Evaluating LNAPL Remediation Technologies for Achieving Project Goals (LNAPL-2) to assist environmental practitioners with applying science-based solutions for LNAPL sites. The ITRC guidance was developed through the combined efforts of environmental professionals including state and federal regulators, consultants, industry, and community stakeholders. This 2-day ITRC classroom training led by internationally recognized experts should enable you to: Read the rest of this entry »

Lessons Learned About The Role of LIF-UVOST® in Determining LNAPL Distribution

February 14th, 2012
Separate different types of petroleum products identified by LIF-UVOST®

Separate different types of petroleum products identified by LIF-UVOST®

Since 2008, our team at COLUMBIA Technologies has supported site managers in evaluating petroleum contamination at 125 and growing projects using direct sensing or imaging tools. These projects include a wide-range of application from gasoline and diesel fuel retail stations to Superfund sites, as well as petroleum terminals, petroleum storage facilities, pipeline terminals, railyards, oil refineries, complex underground storage tank (UST) sites, military installations, and truck refueling facilities. These sites have spanned across 28 states in the United States including Hawaii, and multiple provinces in Canada. One primary technology deployed at these sites is the Laser Induced Fluorescence, specifically LIF-UVOST® to determine the LNAPL distribution at these facilities. These experiences have provided us with a number of lessons learned about accurately, rapidly, and cost-effectively characterizing these sites using this technology. Read the rest of this entry »

COLUMBIA Technologies to Present at West Coast and East Coast 2012 North American Environmental Field Conferences & Expositions

January 2nd, 2012

COLUMBIA Technologies is pleased to participate in the 2012 North American Environmental Field Conferences & Expositions, scheduled for the first time on both the west coast and east coast.

Our CEO, John Sohl, will be presenting during the plenary session on the topic of High-Resolution, Low-Cost 3-D Site Characterization – Methods and Case Studies at both the west coast conference scheduled for February 7-10, 2012 at the Marriott Courtyard at Liberty Station in San Diego, CA and the east coast conference scheduled for March 13-16, 2012 at the Embassy Suites Hotel at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. Read the rest of this entry »

Season’s Greetings from COLUMBIA Technologies!

December 21st, 2011


As we look back on 2011, we’d like to thank our clients and partners who helped make this such a successful year. We wish you and your family a happy and safe holiday season with hopes of prosperity in the new year.

COLUMBIA Technologies Receives Veteran Institute for Procurement Certification

November 1st, 2011

COLUMBIA Technologies recently completed the Veteran Institute Procurement (VIP), a comprehensive training and certification program that helps veteran-owned businesses strengthen their ability to win government contracts and do business with both military and civilian agencies they once served in uniform.

On October 20, 2011, COLUMBIA Technologies was one of 45 businesses from 17 states to graduate from the National Center for the Veteran Institute for Procurement at the Bolger Center, a government-owned conference facility located in Potomac, MD. During the program’s graduation, John Sohl, CEO of COLUMBIA Technologies was presented with a congressional citation on behalf of U.S. House of Representatives Congressman, John P. Sarbanes. Read the rest of this entry »