Risk assessments are a means of quantifying risks to human health and the environment. It is often used to develope site-specific clean up standards, thus allowing some contaminants to be left in place.
Some of the factors that influence the outcome include:
- Nature of property use (commercial or residential)
- Contaminants of concern
- Depth to groundwater
- Proximity to sensitive receptors such as schools, water supply wells, and other water bodies
AEI utilizes the most current industry approach to conduct risk assessments to provide accurate interpretations of risk at a specific site.