Our firm is diverse, and our associates have a wide range of backgrounds making us uniquely qualified to consult on large, challenging, and complex environmental issues.
We are made up of professional Engineers, Architects, Geologists, and Environmental Scientists who look at each environmental challenge holistically, with unique perspective from all of these disciplines.
Our firm is equipped to provide Professional Environmental Consulting for a wide range of complex environmental issues relating to land planning and real estate development.
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Various Locations, CA
Standard Pacific, one of the nation’s largest home builders, has developed multi and single-family homes throughout the United States for almost 50 years. TAIT provided critical environmental site assessment services for numerous potential developments throughout California. Services included environmental document review, Phase I Site Assessments and Phase II Site Investigations.
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. (more…)
Various Locations, CA
The California Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is the staff agency of the Judicial Council, the policy-making body for the state court system. TAIT provides environmental compliance and construction support for AOC facilities throughout the state, including 58 Superior Court locations. Services include storage tank inspection, compliance testing, and construction. TAIT has also prepared Hazardous Materials Business Plans and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans on behalf of AOC.
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.
A major grocery retailer contracted TAIT to assist in bringing their reverse logistics operations into compliance with California’s complex hazardous waste regulations. TAIT conducts on-going audits of the returned retail products at one of their Southern California Distribution Centers. TAIT’s trained hazardous waste technicians regularly conduct audits of the returned retail products, helping to classify products that are RCRA or California hazardous waste to ensure regulatory compliance.
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.
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.