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Environmental Consulting

Our environmental consulting services business line is structured around a diverse array of technical disciplines to meet the ever-changing industry and market demands by offering up-to-date, responsive, cost-effective, and practical approaches that optimize our clients’ ability to meet their desired project goals and expectations.

With a strong foundation built over several years of experience gained through collaborative work within multitudes of local, state, and federal jurisdictions and with various stakeholders, we have an unsurpassed track record of successfully navigating through complex, multidisciplinary, and challenging projects that require high levels of understanding and working knowledge of governing environmental rules and regulations.

KMEA’s technical professionals and project managers in this core group boast an average of over 15 years’ experience in their respective fields and consist of registered or certified geologists, hydrogeologists, engineers, environmental scientists, and technicians, lead and asbestos inspectors, and unexploded ordnance (UXO) technicians.

KMEA's services include:

  • Community involvement plans
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) support
  • Emerging contaminants assessments (for PFAS/PFOA) and treatability pilot studies
  • Environmental baseline surveys
  • Facility decommissioning support and long-term monitoring
  • Five-year remedy reviews
  • Green and sustainable irrigation system design, installation, and monitoring for habitat enhancement and restoration
  • Groundwater quality evaluations and hydrogeologic assessments
  • Lead and asbestos air monitoring and sampling services
  • Litigation and subject matter expert support and third-party review
  • Low-threat case closure and risk-based corrective action plan preparation
  • Other Environmental Liabilities (OEL) support
  • Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments and due diligence surveys
  • Post-closure landfill monitoring, maintenance, and reporting – CCR Titles 22 and 27
  • Pre-demolition lead-based paint and asbestos surveys and inspections
  • Preliminary assessments and site investigations (PA/SI)
  • Preliminary endangerment assessments (PEAs) for K-12 educational facilities
  • Regulatory agency liaison and negotiation support
  • Remedial investigations/feasibility studies (RI/FS) – removal/remedial action plans
  • Remediation system design, operation, and maintenance
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)/Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) permitting and compliance support
  • Soil management plan preparation and construction site monitoring
  • Soil vapor intrusion assessments and exposure risk evaluations
  • Spill Prevention and Countermeasures Control (SPCC) and integrated contingency
  • Stream restoration engineering support
  • Underground storage tank removal, investigation, remediation, and case closure
  • UXO and munitions and explosives of concern (MEC) surveys and clearance support