environmental consulting Articles

  • The Phase 1 Environmental Assessment

    In today’s world where every property is subject to potential environmental risks a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment or ESA is an appropriate action to take. An ESA can help determine if the property has been contaminated by previous or current activities. The ESA can help protect the purchaser of a property from environmental risks prior to the closing on a property.  Lenders ...

  • Top 10 Compliance Storylines from 2016

    For the compliance sector, 2016 was a critical year. It was a year in which regional government bodies around the globe took on greater responsibility as gatekeepers of environmental and human rights standards in the corporate sector. It was also the year of the investor, where corporate decision makers became more concerned with transparency and accountability in supply chains. ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Landfill pumps for Gas well dewatering - Case Study

    AutoPumps Keep the Power On for Thousands of Florida Homes Waste Management's Springhill Regional Landfill near Campbellton, Florida generates "green" energy by extracting and burning the methane in landfill gas. Its $7 million landfill gas energy (LFGE) plant, with six large Caterpillar engines running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, is capable of producing 4.8 million watts of power. ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • Biosolids ban struck down

    In 1994, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (LACSD) bought a 4,700-acre farm (called Green Acres Farm) in southwest Kern County for the purpose of land applying biosolids from its 11 wastewater treatment plants. LACSD land applied 800 wet tons/day at this site for several years. In 2006, Kern County voters passed Measure E on the ballot with 83 percent approval. This measure banned ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Environmental Consulting case study

    Service(s) performed: This project included Preliminary Design/Budgeting, Asbestos Survey, Project Manuals (work procedures and drawings), Bidding Assistance, Project Management, Work Observations/Air Monitoring, Final Air Clearance, Fireproofing Testing, Final Report, Abatement Log Drawings and Operation and Maintenance Program. Summary: Our ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

  • Legends Explains Environmental Consultants’ Insurance Needs

    Environmental consultants protect people and the environment from possible harm due to a variety of situations and contaminants.  The nature of their work makes it essential that they are protected by an insurance policy that covers their needs.  These needs can be diverse, depending upon their services and clientele, so it’s important that they understand the various types of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Future Opportunities in Water and Environmental Consulting Practice

    Engineering consultancy in the water resources, sanitation  and environment sector   ...


  • Consulting in tough economic times

    Charles Dickens penned that famous line in A Tale of Two Cities to describe the range of social impacts brought on by the turmoil of the French revolution. The global economic revolution is in a similar state of turmoil: widespread economic recession contrasted with niche shelters of growth and economic opportunity. Home Depot, Caterpillar, and Pfizer may be laying off thousands of workers, but ...

  • Remediation consultancy, South Wales

    Project Remediation Strategies were retained to assist a large chemical facility with the long term management of a groundwater contamination issue. Contaminants had historically entered groundwater following a spill event and despite previous remediation works by others, a residual contaminant plume remained present and was continuing to migrate off-site. Following on from previous ...


    By Remediation Strategies Ltd.

  • Why Consultants Generally Suck?

    Will Rogers once said, “It’s not what we don’t know that hurts, it’s what we know that ain’t so.” When it comes to running an environmental organization, business executives may think that any skilled manager can do it. We’ve seen individuals with a wide range of backgrounds assigned to EH&S leadership positions. Some may assume that management skills ...

  • CDP consultancy 2014

    CDP consultancy 2014   The clients IMS Consulting helps clients such as Carillion, Kentz, Klépierre, Michelin, Morgan Sindall Group, Murphy, Saint-Gobain, Skanska Carbon Disclosure Program demonstrate and validate their carbon disclosure program (CDP) submissions. CDP is an international, ...


    By IMS Consulting (Europe) Ltd

  • Lao PDR: SLP Environmental Consultants appointed to undertake Environmental & Social Impact Assessment, Southern Lao PDR

    SLP Environmental was appointed to provide Environmental & Social Impact Assessment services for a 1,000 hectare project site located in Southern Lao. The client was considering leasing the site and as part of their internal due diligence and corporate social responsibility process commissioned SLP Environmental to assess the likely environmental and socio-economic cultural impacts of the ...

  • Indonesia: SLP Environmental Consultants offer ISO and ASTM Standard Environmental Due Diligence (EDD) Services in Indonesia.

    Indonesia is the largest economy in South East Asia with a 2011 GDP estimated at $1.21 trillion and an ADB GDP growth forecast of 6.4% for 2012. The Indonesian economy proved remarkably resilient in the face of the 2008 global financial crisis and was one of the few G20 members to actually post growth in 2009. Indonesia regained its investment grade rating from Fitch in 2011 and from Moody'sin ...

  • Cambodia: SLP Environmental Consultants undertake an Environmental & Social Due Diligence Assessment (ESIA Scoping Study), Cambodia

    SLP Environmental was appointed to undertake an environmental & social due diligence (ESDD) assessment and ESIA scoping study of a 7,000 hectare project site located in Eastern Cambodia. The client is considering leasing the study site and the assessment was commissioned as part of the clients internal corporate due diligence and social responsibility process. The primary objective of the ...

  • Consultancy case studies - Southern Green

    Southern Green was founded by Simon Green and me in 1998. We are a firm of Chartered Landscape Architects employing 12 people, specialising in urban design, historic landscapes, environmental assessment and landscape management. In line with commercial pressures and legal requirements we decided we needed to   manage and control Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental issues in a ...


    By SEQM Ltd.

  • Ongoing Consolidation in the Consulting & Engineering Sector

    Consolidation and diversification have been the dominant themes in the consulting & engineering sector for the past several years. Almost all firms have found themselves in either the role of buyer or seller, and sometimes both at the same time. Many of the largest C&E firms have gotten where they are today by means of aggressive acquisition programs. URS Corporation, after teetering ...

  • Consultancy case studies - Kellogg"s

    Kellogg’s asked SEQM to carry out a review and prepare a Phase 1 study for an operational food factory site. The site was in an historic industrial area which at one time in the past comprised blast furnaces; coke ovens; a bye-products recovery plant; finishing mills and steel works. SEQM suggested a three stage approach of preliminary investigation (document review, satellite and map ...


    By SEQM Ltd.

  • Consultancy case studies - Gateshead Housing Company

    Gateshead Housing Company has commissioned SEQM to undertake three major pieces of work on Environmental Management and Sustainability; an environmental audit of the Company involving a review of existing company documentation, production of a draft environmental policy statement, outlining commitments to legal compliance, pollution prevention, preparation  of a schedule of environmental ...


    By SEQM Ltd.

  • Fugro acquires consultancy to boost renewables business

    Fugro Renewables (Wallingford, U.K.) announced that it has acquired ERT, an Edinburgh-based environmental consulting firm, to complement its suite of services provided to developers of offshore wind, wave, and tidal power projects. “From feasibility studies and initial assessments to site surveys and investigations, construction services, and ultimately, decommissioning, Fugro ...

  • Green entrepreneurship: LDK Consultants’ corporate practices

    Implementing environmentally friendly technologies in every-day business and production deems as a modern-era necessity, within the elaboration of sustainability principles in every-day life as part of a “green” development. European policy and initiatives for environmental protection designate particular actions, such as supporting the use of renewable energy sources, energy saving and energy ...


    By LDK Consultants

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