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Welcome to Chemistry Matters

Chemistry Matters, led by Dr. Court Sandau, PhD, P. Chem, is a team of scientific professionals who provide services and expertise that solves complex environmental and geochemistry challenges.  From the field to the court room, Chemistry Matters offers years of relevant scientific expertise in sampling design, specialty sampling, customized sampling procedures, statistical data interpretation, and concise reporting to conduct successful investigations that protect our clients’ liability while providing scientifically defensible conclusions.

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When Should You be Concerned with a Gas Migration Investigation?An often-overlooked statement in the Energy Resource Conservation Board (ERCB)/Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) suggests procedures for gas migration testing, as outlined in Directive 20, reads:  “Testing is to be done only in frost-free months. Periods immediately after a rainfall have to be avoided.” Temporal and ...
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The Remediation Technologies Symposium 2015 (RemTech™ 2015) is the premier remediation technology transfer event for environmental professionals, encompassing the latest innovations in soil and groundwater remediation. This year’s symposium will take place at The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel October 14 – 16, 2015. On October 16 at 10:50 a.m., Chemistry Matters’ Dr. Phil Richards will present a talk called, “PAHs: Families and Fingerprints,” a presentation that demonstrates how sampling and analysis techniques are highly valuable for the forensic interpretation of PAH data, using examples from literature and Dr. Richards’ own work.

Learn more about the event and agenda on the RemTech Event site.