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SC&A hydrologists, engineers, geochemists, environmental scientists, GIS and information management specialists, risk assessment specialists, health physicists, and community relations specialists provide the full range of remediation services, including:

  • Historical site assessments
  • Designing and implementing all elements of site characterization and remediation
  • Planning, scoping, and designing characterization and remediation support
  • Quality assurance/quality control in data acquisition and analysis
  • Implementing EPA- and state-approved laboratory methods and instrumentation and interfacing with environmental laboratories
  • Testing statistical hypotheses and interpreting statistical data
  • Documentation and defense
  • Developing remediation management plans, manuals, and training

Sample Projects

Industrial Site Remediation. For private clients, SC&A has provided remediation services at industrial sites in New Jersey, Maryland, and nationwide.

Site Remediation Services. As a subcontractor to EA Engineering and Tetrahedron for the Baltimore District – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, SC&A provided site remediation services at the W.R. Grace site in Maryland.

Weapons Testing Residual Contamination. For the Office of the Public Advocate for the Republic of the Marshall Islands, SC&A compiled and evaluated radiological data on residual contamination from weapons testing, evaluated Marshall Islanders’ past and current radiation exposures and associated health risks, and identified cost-effective strategies for remediating contaminated atolls to acceptable levels.

Site Closure Techniques for West Valley. For a federal contractor, SC&A developed remediation and site closure techniques for the Western New York Nuclear Service Center and West Valley Demonstration Project.

Superfund Review Process. For the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), SC&A conducted the 5-year review and expert panel process for the Shattuck site under the Superfund program.

Soil-Washing Equipment Development. For EPA, SC&A developed soil-washing equipment for the treatment of metals in contaminated soils.

MARSSIM and MARLAP. For EPA, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, U.S. Department of Energy, and U.S. Department of Defense, SC&A provided primary technical support in the development of the Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual (MARSSIM) and the Multi-Agency Radiological Laboratory Analytical Protocols Manual (MARLAP).

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