Environmental Due Diligence Review

TAIT’s environmental services include providing due diligence review for clients needing a second opinion on environmental issues of a project site. One good example of this type of service involved TAIT being contracted by a land developer to review the environmental issues at a former oil field in Southern California. The developer wanted a second opinion on whether the property could clear environmental hurdles for residential development. Continue reading

TravelCenters Storm Water SWPPP

TAIT Environmental Services, Inc. prepared the storm water pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) for truck parking facilities as a requirement for the Industrial Storm Water Discharge Permit.  TAIT also performed employee training for monthly site inspections, and completed the storm water sampling from the outfalls at each site during the Qualifying Storm Events (QSEs).  TAIT’s Qualifi ed Industrial Storm Water Practitioners (QISPs) will assist the client with reporting and sampling requirements going forward.

Fairfield Truck Center Site Remediation

TAIT Environmental Services, Inc. TAIT was hired by Awalt Wholesale to investigate the source of a light aqueous phase liquid (LNAPL) that was discovered in a monitor well at the truck stop. TAIT employed a free product skimming system to remove as much as possible of the floating LNAPL. We also employed mobile dual-phase extraction (MDPE) to remove additional vapor- and free-phase product from the site. Over 100 gallons of free-phase fuel was removed from the groundwater.

Los Angeles Designated Operator Inspections

TAIT provides monthly Designated Operator (DO) inspections at approximately 140 fuel facilities for the City of Los Angeles Department of General Services.  TAIT has been repeatedly selected as the contractor to provide DO inspections for the City of Los Angeles since 2005, when the State of California regulations requiring DO inspections went into effect. Continually upgrading technology, providing a high quality of service, and optimizing quality and performance earn TAIT longstanding clients such as the City of Los Angeles.

Brea Transfer Station

During remedial excavation activities at the Brea Transfer Station, a deep zone of soil impacted by petroleum hydrocarbons was discovered in the southern part of the site.  TAIT subsequently assessed the extent of impacted soils, and utilized large-diameter auger borings to remove the impacted soil from the subsurface. TAIT met the client’s goal to remediate the site for future residential development, achieving site closure from the Orange County Health Care Agency.