- WA Department of Natural
Resources; Lacey, WA: The environmental site
characterization of various locations within the DNR-Lacey Compound.
This compound had served as a maintenance facility for DNR for over 30
years with vehicle and equipment shops as well as buried waste disposal
- Former Bennett Paint Site; Salt
Lake City, UT: The environmental site characterization,
remediation and closure of a former paint manufacturing site. Extensive
clean-up of this industrial site was required including the remediation
of metals and solvents in soil and groundwater. The site has now been
redeveloped for retail purposes.
- Clark County, WA; Vancouver, WA: All
technical and administrative tasks involving the decommissioning and
closure of a diesel UST at the Clark County Corrections Center as well
as the installation of a new emergency generator fueling system.
- Town Pump; White Salmon, WA:
The environmental site characterization and soils cleanup and of three
separate petroleum hydrocarbon plumes which had affected a state
right-of-way and an adjacent trailer park. All work was performed under
an Agreed Order with the State of Washington.
- Fire Protection District #2;
Graham, WA: All UST decommissioning, site
characterization, permitting, soils cleanup, and construction of a
groundwater extraction system.
- Port of Portland; Portland, OR:
Term contracts awarded for asbestos/lead paint consulting on Port
properties including the Marine Terminals and Portland International
- State of Oregon Dept. of
Administrative Services; Salem, OR: Survey of all
state-owned buildings for asbestos containing building materials. This
effort included the survey of over 1500 buildings, laboratory analysis
of samples and development of a database to manage the material
inventory as well as ongoing abatement efforts by various state
- Portland Public Schools;
Portland, OR: Term contract for Industrial
Hygiene/Environmental Services including the design and implementation
of various IAQ investigations as well as the management of various
asbestos abatement projects.
- Marine Midland Bank; New York,
New York: Phase I ESA on 13,000-acre farm/ranch in
Southern Oregon, including aerial overflight, field reconnaissance,
records review, and reporting, with emphasis on adjoining property use.
The site was purchased by the Nature Conservancy and set aside for
- First Union Bank; Cleveland, Ohio:
Phase I ESA of 42 acres in Portland, Oregon, intended for about
500,000-square-foot retail shopping mall. Project included field
reconnaissance, records review, and reporting.
Douglas/Tigard/Hillsboro/Portland Public School Districts, OR:
AHERA asbestos surveys for four school districts. Responsibilities
included semi-annual re-inspection and appropriate management planner
responses to changes in asbestos-containing materials in school
- Symantec Corporation; Eugene, OR:
Indoor Air Quality for three-story commercial building (computer
operations center). Study included interviewing employees, measuring
comfort parameters, testing for chemical/microbial contaminants inside
and outside structure, as well as evaluation of heating, ventilation,
and cooling system of building.
A historic fire insurance map from 1948 provided evidence of a former
county road department facility which included an oil and gas
dispensing area on the site of a medical office building. Previous due
diligence investigations of this property had not disclosed this
Certified Sanborn Map image shown by permission of
the Sanborn Library LLC.
A view of absorbent material (kitty litter) used on a spill of cutting
oil in a chrome shop. This condition was indicative of poor
housekeeping and poor waste management practices in this facility.
Further subsurface investigation of conditions on this property was
requested by the financial institution providing lending for this real