December 2022 Land Science Newsletter

Case Study: MonoShield Composite Metalized Barrier Protects Large Texas Warehouse Against Vapor Intrusion 

The last large parcel in Garland, Texas is part of a brownfield redevelopment project led by Reserve Capital Partners, a leading commercial real estate development company, transforming the former brownfield into valuable warehouse space for future tenants. MonoShield, a composite metalized contaminant vapor barrier, is designed to eliminate any potential for corrosion and includes a reinforcement grid that significantly increases resistance to puncture during construction activities.

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Webinar: Risk & Liability – Part 2

This webinar is the second in a two-part webinar series featuring Eric Leitz, Director of Legacy Site Services at RPS Group. His presentation will discuss risk and managing liabilities, taking a look at vapor intrusion. Be sure to register for this webinar airing Tuesday, December 6th, 2022 at 11am pacific / 2pm eastern.

Featured Video: Spotlight on Experience Ryan Miller, East Region Manager

Ryan Miller is the East Region Manager of the Land Science® division of REGENESIS, Inc., and is based on the East Coast. Ryan’s role includes providing technical support in the design and installation of Land Science vapor mitigation systems, and educating the environmental community on the advancements in vapor intrusion barrier technology, implementation, and quality control. Ryan has extensive experience in the environmental consulting industry, most recently working as a New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) focusing on brownfield redevelopment projects and specializing in vapor intrusion mitigation.

Video: 5 Reasons Land Science Saves You Time & Money

As a leader in vapor intrusion mitigation, Land Science, a division of REGENESIS, is known for introducing cutting-edge technologies. Our centrally-located warehouse in Gallatin, TN, serving all of North America, is state-of-the-art and our logistics team is ready to fulfill your order to ensure your project remains on time and on budget. Watch the video to learn how Land Science can save you time and money on your next site.

View Our Training Library 

At Land Science, we know many environmental firms are investing time to focus on staff training to get up-to-date on new technologies and regulations. We have prepared a library of pre-recorded webinars available on our website at no charge. Topics include vapor intrusion regulations and mitigation. We will also provide certificates of attendance for any webinar viewed upon request by emailing

Happy Holidays From Land Science! 

The team at Land Science wishes you and your family a Happy Holidays, and we look forward to working with you in the New Year!

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To receive a custom vapor intrusion solution, please call 949.481.8118 or visit One of our Technical Solutions Managers will review your project details and provide you with a customized vapor intrusion solution designed to achieve your site goals.


Nitra-Seal Protects Multi-Acre Tampa Logistics Center

Project snapshot highlights:

  • 245,000 square foot installation eliminates vapor intrusion threat to future tenants
  • Land Science’s technical expertise and support in assisting with the VIMS design were critical factors in the selection process
  • High level of vapor intrusion protection ensured for future logistics center workers and office staff

A new, expansive logistics center in Tampa, Florida, was the site of a former brownfield, where past operations left petroleum hydrocarbons and methane contaminants in soil and groundwater. The project required a cost effective solution to mitigate the potential vapor intrusion risk from these contaminants. After reviewing multiple vapor intrusion mitigation system (VIMS) options, the project team ultimately selected the Nitra-Seal® NitrileAdvanced Contaminant Vapor Barrier and TerraVent™ Low Profile Venting System. Nitra-Seal was viewed as the best available, most cost-efficient technology for the large logistics center considering the site conditions and level of contaminant risk. With a foundation approaching a quarter million square feet, and a tight project schedule, Nitra-Seal’s nitrile-modified sprayapplied core results in faster installations, while also providing superior chemical protection, separating it from other VI systems considered. Land Science’s technical expertise and support in assisting with the VIMS design were also critical factors in the selection process.

Nitra-Seal Installed at Large Chicago E-Commerce Distribution Center

Project snapshot highlights:

  • Seamless coordination kept the 4.4-acre installation ahead of schedule for the fast-moving project
  • 190,000 Square Feet of Nitra-Seal Installed
  • New e-commerce distribution center met the IEPA’s TACO guidelines for mitigating the VI exposure pathway and the tenant’s requirements for a healthy built environment

With little to no green sites to develop in the Chicagoland area, many new building projects occur in former industrial areas that have been environmentally impacted. Such was the case for a new 190,000 squarefoot e-commerce distribution center constructed with a Nitra-Seal® Nitrile-Advanced Contaminant Vapor Barrier and TerraVent™ Low Profile Venting System to address the potential for vapor intrusion (VI). The advanced vapor barrier system met the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s (IEPA’s) Tiered Approach to Corrective Action Objectives (i.e., TACO) for remediating the VI exposure pathway.

VOC Risk Mitigated at Site of Former Chemical Manufacturer

Project snapshot highlights:

  • TerraShield chosen as most protective, economical vapor intrusion mitigation solution for large logistics facility
  • Future occupants protected against volatile organic compounds
  • TerraShield successfully installed on time and within budget

A long-vacant San Francisco Bay Area brownfield was once the site of a former chemical plant that produced chlorofluorocarbons, fuel additive anti-knock compounds, and titanium dioxide from 1956 to 1997. With onsite rail service and more than three million households within 50 miles, the property was considered a prime location for a new 2.2 million square foot logistics development. However, the site’s prior industrial history left residual volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the subsurface and posed a potential vapor intrusion risk. Following a cost-benefit analysis and thorough evaluation of contaminant vapor barrier systems available, TerraShield® Metalized Nitrile Contaminant Vapor Barrier was selected for the new logistics building.