EPA is an acronym for Environmental Protection Agency
A geographic information system is a system for management, analysis, and display of geographic knowledge, which is represented through maps.
The lead scientist in charge of the clean-up effort – Dr. Ranajit Sahu – is a certified environmental manager (CEM) in the state of Nevada, a quality environmental planner as defined by the Institute of Professional Environmental Practice (IPEP), and has been an adjunct professor at UCLA and USC.
The majority of the restoration work is removal of soil. After the soil is removed, more tests will be performed to ensure it meets the most stringent standards set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for residential development.
A monitoring well is used to obtain water quality samples and measure groundwater levels.