Phase I and Phase II ESA – Brick Manufacturing Facility

Brick Plant

BLE initiated environmental due diligence on a vacant brick manufacturing facility that encompassed approximately 1,000-acres and over five industrial buildings. The Site included a clay mine for raw material production, material storage yards, manufacturing areas, kilns, final product laydown yards, shipping areas, and an equipment maintenance facility. The Site also utilized as an equestrian farm,…

Read More

NEPA Study

NEPA study

Seneca, South Carolina – BLE provided a detailed report of the proposed land development project which included a description of project related activities, land purchase, easements, acreage, proposed clearing, grading, excavation, paving, new construction, utility installations, fencing, etc. A map was also provided showing the proposed building construction and the impacted areas by the project.…

Read More

Underground Storage Tank Closure Assessment

Underground Storage Tank Removal

Liberty, South Carolina – The subject underground storage tanks were located on the property at the southeastern intersection of US Highway 178 and SC Highway 93 in Liberty, South Carolina. With a total of four underground storage tanks, three were removed from the ground and transported off-site, and the fourth tank was closed in-place with…

Read More

Tank Removal and Waste Management

Underground storage tank removal

Clemson, South Carolina – BLE managed the removal of 28 out-of-service heating oil tanks from a former housing complex. Petroleum contaminated soil from beneath the tanks was evaluated in the field, excavated as needed, and properly disposed of at a permitted waste management facility. Approximately 2,900 tons of petroleum impacted soil was transported offsite for…

Read More

Solvent Assessment and Remediation, Textile Manufacturing Facility

Solvent Remediation

A historical textile facility utilized a 6,000-gallon underground storage tank and later a 6,000-gallon aboveground storage tank to store solvents used for dry-cleaning operations. BLE was retained to investigate the extent of the contamination, which was ultimately identified in soil and groundwater throughout the site and adjoining properties. Two pump and treat systems and a…

Read More

SECC Soil Screening & Disposal

Aerial of site

Newton, North Carolina – Our client was installing a new 16-inch diameter water supply line in southeastern Catawba County which paralleled NC HWY 150. Work stopped on the project due to a perceived flammable hazard, which turned out to be highly contaminated soils. BLE was tasked with the following environmental consulting services: 1) sampling and…

Read More

Phase I ESA, Geotechnical Investigation, and Phase II ESA, Property Development

Automotive Dealership

BLE’s span of technical services were utilized in support of redevelopment of this property, which included time-sensitive completion of a Phase I ESA, Geotechnical Investigation, and subsequently a limited Phase II ESA. A dry-cleaning facility and two retail gas stations were identified in close proximity to the site during the Phase I ESA. These off-site…

Read More

Drum Removal & Hazardous Waste Assessment

Drum Removal and Hazardous Waste Assessment completed by Bunnel Lammons Engineering

Simpsonville, South Carolina – During grading activities associated with the development of residential lots, buried 55-gallon drums were discovered. Over the following month, BLE worked closely with government agencies to characterize, excavate, and properly dispose of the drums and their contents as well as evaluate environmental site conditions following the removal of the drums. BLE…

Read More

100+ Automotive Dealerships – Phase I ESA

Former Automotive Dealership

BLE has performed over 100 Phase 1 ESAs on automotive sales and maintenance facilities for a commercial client spanning 21 states throughout the U.S. In addition, BLE has performed over 10 Phase II ESAs, in-ground hydraulic lift removal, and contaminant remediation in support of the property acquisitions. Our staff of experienced professionals recognize the time-critical…

Read More