subhead_10

Hazardous Materials & Asbestos Cleanup Projects

Hazardous Materials Survey – Calpine-Hermiston Power, Hermiston, Oregon (March 2015)

Creekside conducted a comprehensive hazardous materials survey which included sampling and identification of materials and equipment which may contain asbestos, lead based paint, PCBs and mercury for Calpine prior to the demolition of a former 10,000 square-foot truck shop in Hermiston, Oregon. Twenty-one samples were collected and all the transformers and other equipment were evaluated and researched for potential hazardous materials.


Asbestos Survey – Fujimi Corporation, Wilsonville, Oregon (May 2014)

Creekside conducted a comprehensive hazardous materials survey which included sampling and identification of materials and equipment which may contain asbestos building materials for Fujimi at their manufacturing facility located in Wilsonville, Oregon. Five samples were collected and evaluated.


Hazardous Materials Survey – Fort Apartments, Vancouver, Washington (June 2014)

Creekside’s licensed hazardous materials inspector collected paint chip samples for lead evaluation and building material samples for asbestos and mold evaluation at the Fort Apartments in Vancouver. This work was part of a pre-sale due diligence effort and was successfully completed for our confidential client.


Asbestos Assessment & Abatement – The Holt Group, Happy Valley, Oregon (June 2014)

Creekside conducted several comprehensive pre-demolition asbestos surveys for The Holt Group at multiple residential homes located in Happy Valley and we followed up with supervising the abatement of several areas in each home which contained asbestos materials. This work allowed our THG to move forward with re-development of the residential site.


Asbestos Assessment & Abatement – Marion Car Rental & Park, Salem, Oregon (March 2014)

Creekside conducted a comprehensive pre-demolition asbestos survey for a confidential private client at their car rental and parking site located in Salem and we followed up with supervising the abatement of an area which was determined to contain asbestos materials. This work allowed our client to move forward with sale and re-development of the site.


Asbestos Assessment & Abatement – Renaissance Development Corporation, Wilsonville, Oregon (September 2013)

Creekside conducted a comprehensive pre-demolition asbestos survey for Renaissance Homes at their new Boat House Development located in Wilsonville and we followed up with supervising the abatement of several areas which contained asbestos materials. This work allowed our RDC to move forward with re-development of the residential site.


Asbestos Assessment & Abatement – Capital Center Office Building, Portland, Oregon (March 2013)

Creekside conducted a comprehensive asbestos survey for a confidential private client in their office located in Portland and we followed up with supervising the abatement of several areas which were determined to contain asbestos materials. This work allowed our client complete required due diligence efforts.


Asbestos Assessment & Abatement – City of Sherwood, Oregon (December 2012 – February 2013)

Creekside conducted a comprehensive pre-demolition asbestos survey for the City of Sherwood at a new site located Sherwood and followed up with supervising the abatement of several areas which were determined to contain asbestos materials. From December 2012 to February 2013, we successfully completed the required work which paved the way for construction of the City’s new Community Center.


Asbestos Assessment & Abatement – Clean Water Services, Multiple Locations in Oregon (January 2009 – April 2012)

Creekside conducted a comprehensive pre-demolition asbestos surveys for Clean Water Services at several CWS facilities located in Forest Grove, Gaston, Hillsboro, Rock Creek, Tualatin and Durham, and we followed up with supervising the abatement of several areas which were determined to contain asbestos materials. From December 2012 to February 2013, we successfully completed the required work which paved the way for construction of the City’s new Community Center.


Hazardous Materials Survey, for Totem Ocean Trailers Express, Inc. (February 2010)

Creekside completed a comprehensive assessment of the Great Land cargo ship including Asbestos, Lead and PCBs.


Hazardous Materials Surveys, for Guardian Management at Multiple Apartment Complexes (2007-2008)

Creekside was asked to assess Non-Scope Considerations (environmental issues outside the scope of the E 1527-05 guidance document). The scope of work for the Non-Scope Considerations included the assessment of the following items, using approved procedures and protocols: Asbestos, Lead-based Paint, Lead in Drinking Water, Mold, Radon, Presence of Wetlands, Vapor Intrusion, and Environmental Compliance.


Full Scale Brownfield Cleanup and Risk Assessment — Former Frontier Leather, Sherwood, Oregon (Sept. 2005 to May 2008)

Brownfields cleanup project from heavily contaminated former tannery to industrial park & storage facility; main chemicals of concern: Chromium, lead, arsenic, manganese, petroleum hydrocarbons, VOCs. Our services for this project included preparing work plans, permits, and reports for City of Sherwood and DEQ (storm water, hazardous waste, demolition, grading, and remediation); completed a test pit exploration program to assess the vertical and lateral extent of fire debris impacts & subsurface soil and groundwater impacts; completed sediment and surface water sampling within Rock Creek; implemented an analytical program that meets appropriate data quality objectives and allows for comprehensive identification of site contaminants of interest (COI), conceptual site model, locality of facility, beneficial use determinations and hot spot determinations; compiled data into a comprehensive database; updated the existing Level I Scoping ecological risk assessment (ERA), completed a Level II ERA, and completing human health risk screening; and obtaining a conditional NFA determination from DEQ.


Environmental Services – Asbestos Assessment & Abatement, UST Decommissioning – Vibra Healthcare, Portland, Oregon (Jan. 2007).

Creekside has collected approximately 250 asbestos samples throughout the former Woodland Park Memorial Hospital facility for Vibra. We have managed the abatement of approximately 1,000 asbestos-containing pipe insulation elbows, vinyl flooring with mastic, and other miscellaneous asbestos materials. Project also involved developing an Operations and Maintenance Plan, completion of Phase I / II Environmental Site Assessments, decommissioning of one large (10,000 gallon fuel UST), installation of a replacement UST, preparation of several plans and reports for Oregon DEQ, obtaining an NFA determination for the client.


Hazardous Materials Survey & Abatement, for Emerick Construction at a school in Salem, Oregon (2009).

Creekside conducted a comprehensive hazardous materials survey which included sampling and identification of materials and equipment which may contain asbestos, lead based paint, PCBs and mercury for Emerick Construction prior to the demolition of ten dormitory buildings and offices on at a private school. Approximately 80 samples were collected and all the transformers and other equipment were evaluated and researched for potential hazardous materials. Creekside also managed the abatement of any positive results to ensure proper disposal prior to the demolition of the buildings.


Asbestos & Lead Based Paint Assessment & Abatement, for Amtrak, Portland, Oregon (2004-2006).

The purpose of this project was to visit and inspect the areas and to determine if hazardous building materials were present through appropriate laboratory testing. Creekside assessed site conditions through inspection, sampling of suspect building materials, evaluation of laboratory test results from the samples, and comparison of the sample results to appropriate regulatory standards and benchmarks. Once sampling was completed, Creekside supervised the abatement work including removing cracked lead paint from the interior ceilings at Union Station in Portland, Oregon. The purpose of this project is to remove the lead hazard and re-paint the surfaces as required by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and US Environmental Protection Agency. An aggressive schedule was planned and implemented for this project.


Brownfields Cleanup Project/Contamination Characterization and Remediation – Former Eyerly Aircraft Repair Facility, Salem, OR (January 2005 to present).

Full scale cleanup from heavily contaminated aircraft maintenance and repair facility to military installation post for Oregon Dept. of Military; main chemicals of concern: Chromium, lead, petroleum hydrocarbons, VOCs. The environmental team of Creekside Environmental Consulting, L.L.C., General Client Services, Inc., and Scientec Inc. with chemical engineering provided by Univar and FMC Corporation and Bio-remediation consultation provided by Robert Radcliffe of Bioremediation Corporation, in a collaborative effort has recently completed the characterization of soil and shallow groundwater contamination beneath a 4.5-acre site (Jack Eyerly Trust Property) located on Turner Road SE, in Salem, Oregon. Based on that work, the environmental team developed, and has completed, remediation actions for contaminated site soil and shallow groundwater. Detailed information on all characterization and remediation activities has been provided to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) on an ongoing basis via weekly reports, project meetings, technical memorandums, emails, phone conversations, and numerous figures and tables. No Further Action determination has been recommended by DEQ.


Asbestos and Lead Based Paint Assessment & Abatement, for the City of Lake Oswego, Oregon (2009).

Creekside conducted a comprehensive asbestos survey for the City of Lake Oswego at their Central Maintenance Facility. The purpose of this project was to visit and inspect the areas of the facility to be renovated (i.e. structurally altered), and determine if asbestos-containing building materials or lead-based paint are present. The areas surveyed included portions throughout the building which are to be demolished or removed during renovation. A total of twenty-seven (27) samples were taken at the site. Creekside supervised the abatement of several areas which were determined to contain asbestos materials.


Hazardous Materials Surveys, for Clean Water Services at Multiple Facilities (2007-2009)

Creekside was asked to conduct hazardous materials surveys and abatement at several facilities in Washington County prior to upcoming demolition and remodeling of structures at the facilities. This included Asbestos, Lead-based Paint, PCBs and Mercury.


Hazardous Materials Survey for Mountain Park Recreation Center, Lake Oswego, Oregon (2008-2009)

Creekside was asked to conduct hazardous materials surveys and abatement at the Mountain Park Recreation Center in Lake Oswego, Oregon prior to upcoming demolition and remodeling of structures at the facilities. This included Asbestos, Lead-based Paint throughout the facility, workout rooms, locker rooms, pool area, pre-school, and meeting rooms.


RCRA Closure, Chemical Distribution Center, Portland, Oregon

Confidential Chemical Distributor, Portland, Oregon
Owner/Principal Brent Jorgensen Served as Project Manager.

Investigated soil and groundwater impacts resulting from a release of chromated copper arsenic solution in a warehouse. Project involved preparing sampling and analysis plans, health and safety plans (with confined space entry provisions), supervising site cleanup activities, evaluating laboratory test results with appropriate regulatory criteria, recommending disposal options, summarizing the project activities in several reports, and negotiating a groundwater test plan with several DEQ managers.


Investigation and Remediation of Lead-Impacted Soil

Confidential Metal Products Manufacturer, Madras, Oregon
Owner/Principal Brent Jorgensen Served as Project Manager.

Investigated soil and potential groundwater impacts at a lead-vinyl products manufacturer from releases of airborne dusts. Project included preparing several sampling and analysis plans, coordinating air monitoring and evaluating air containment systems, supervising site investigation and phase 1 cleanup activities, and corresponding with Oregon DEQ environmental cleanup division (ECD) personnel.


RCRA Closure in Washington

PCB Incinerator Facility in Chehalis, Washington
Owner/Principal Brent Jorgensen Served as Project Manager.

Work involved investigation of Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) and USEPA closure requirements, coordination of on-site facility decontamination, confirmation sampling, and facility closure certification.


Characterization and Remediation of Chromium and Arsenic in Soil and Groundwater

Confidential Chemical Manufacturing Facility, Portland, Oregon
Owner/Principal Brent Jorgensen Served as Project Manager.

Investigated soil and groundwater impacts resulting from a release of chromated copper arsenic solution in a warehouse at a chemical distribution facility in northwest Portland, Oregon. Project involved preparing sampling and analysis plans, health and safety plans (with confined space entry provisions), supervising site cleanup activities, evaluating laboratory test results with appropriate regulatory criteria, recommending disposal options, summarizing the project activities in several reports, and negotiating a groundwater test plan with the Oregon DEQ.


CERCLA Superfund Site – Waste Characterization and Disposal Project

Confidential Hazardous Waste Facility, Portland, Oregon
Owner/Principal Brent Jorgensen Served as Project Manager.

Project included evaluation of drummed hazardous waste solids and liquids including spent solvents, pentachlorophenol, creosote, paint, and acidic solutions; analysis and interpretation of appropriate and applicable environmental regulations; preparation of disposal permits and applications; and identification of cost-effective waste disposal options.


CERCLA Superfund Site Characterization and Remediation of Lead-Contaminated Soil and Groundwater

Bergsoe Metal Corporation, St. Helens, Oregon
Owner/Principal Brent Jorgensen Served as Task Manager.

Assisted in the nvestigation soil and groundwater impacts resulting from multiple releases of lead-contaminated sulfuric acid solution at a lead smelting facility in St. Helens, Oregon. Project involved preparing sampling and analysis plans, health and safety plans, supervising site cleanup activities, evaluating laboratory test results with appropriate regulatory criteria, recommending disposal options, summarizing the project activities in several reports, and preparing a risk assessment and RIFS for the Oregon DEQ.


Hazardous Materials Containment Plan, Portland, OR

Confidential Business Park, Portland, Oregon
Owner/Principal Brent Jorgensen Served as Project Manager. 

Assessed the hazardous materials and waste activities and completed containment plans and designs for 10 businesses adjacent to the Columbia South Shore Slough.


Oil Spill Prevention Strategy Plan, Seattle, Washington

Texaco Oil & Refining, Seattle, Washington
Owner/Principal Brent Jorgensen Served as Project Manager.

Conducted a comprehensive site assessment, reviewed environmental documents, evaluated on-site spill prevention systems, and prepared an oil spill prevention strategy plan. This project also required preparation of a risk analysis which accounted for potential worst case scenario occurrences in the event of bulk fuel tank leaks or complete rupture.


Environmental Investigation and Site Cleanup Involving Chromium

Environmental Investigation and Site Cleanup of Chromium Impacted Animal Hides, Stella Olson Memorial Park, City of Sherwood, Oregon (November 2004). 

Project involved preparing a Work Plan which was approved by the Oregon DEQ; collecting soil, sediment, surface water, and groundwater samples; arranging for the samples to be evaluated at a State-certified lab; evaluating the lab data; and developing and implementing a remediation plan for the City (project is ongoing).


Preparation of Wastewater Permit Application, Emergency Notification and Planning, and Evaluation of Chromium and Electroless Nickel Plating Processes

Circuit Technologies, Inc., Redmond, Washington
Owner/Principal Brent Jorgensen Served as Project Manager. 

Prepared a permit application which required a comprehensive site and manufacturing process assessment, an inventory of hazardous materials and waste storage, calculation of on-site chemical containment capabilities, preparation of an Emergency Notification and Spill Prevention Plan, spill notification procedures, and Solvent Management Plan.


Underground Storage Tank Removal, Portland

Pendleton Woolen Mills, Portland, Oregon.

Managed the removal of one 6,000-gallon diesel UST and one 700-gallon isopropyl alcohol UST at Pendleton’s wool scouring facility in Northeast Portland. Work included UST excavation.


Facility Decontamination and Chromium Cleanup

Columbia Colstor Inc., Woodland, Washington.

Project involved removing sodium bichromate residues from concrete surfaces inside the cold storage warehouse, flushing the inside of approximately 450 pieces of sprinkler pipe and 1500 small parts, removing and containerizing contaminated soil, conducting wipe sampling inside the cold storage warehouse to confirm cleanliness at the subject facility, collecting soil, solid waste, and liquid waste samples to determine regulatory status, completing treatability testing at a local laboratory, attempting to complete onsite treatment of the chromium liquids using redox chemistry and ion exchange, arranging for waste disposal at a licensed TSDF, and preparing several reports for the Washington Department of Ecology.


Underground Storage Tank Decommissioning

Eastman Chemical Company in Portland, City of Beaverton, Plainfields Restaurant, & Skidmore Realty – Oregon Sites (June – September 2002). 

Provided oversight and compliance permitting and agency correspondence for the decommissioning of fourteen 1,000 to 25,000 gallon USTs at various sites in Portland and surrounding suburbs. Projects involved preparing Sampling and Analysis Plans, Risk-Based, Matrix, & Generic Remedy Decommissioning Reports, and Corrective Action Plans for the sites.


Nickel & Chromium Waste Treatment System Design

Electroplating Operation, Confidential Client
Owner/Principal Brent Jorgensen Served as Project Manager.

The $4.5 million waste system had a capacity of 250 gallons per minute and provided treatment through a series of chemical and physical processes. The waste stream was composed of alkaline cleaners, nickel strip solutions, pickling acids, electropolishing solutions, chrome rinses, and nickel plating solutions.