by Ian Viney, managing director of WSP Remediation. This paper was first published in GE’s February 2006 issue.
The UK’s first large scale chromium reduction project has achieved dramatic results on a 4.5ha contaminated site in Salisbury which is being redeveloped for housing.
The former AE Goetze automotive engineering works operated from the 1940s until 1998. Manufacturing involved a range of potentially contaminative activities, including storage and use of hydrocarbons, degreasants and plating products.