Project: Railroad Yard in Maine

CHALLENGE Preliminary investigations at a large railroad yard–which has operated since about 1900–showed the presence of elevated lead and arsenic in soil at four locations. The preliminary investigations were limited to one or two borings per Area of...

Project: Road Salt Contamination

CHALLENGE A private well in Pittston, Maine was discovered to have elevated salt levels that were attributed to an outdoor municipal road salt storage area about 0.25 miles away. In Maine, municipalities are liable for road salt contamination from their road...

Project: Heritage Lantern

CHALLENGE The owner of a facility that had formerly handcrafted solid brass and copper light fixtures was prepared to close the business when the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) completed an inspection with respect to waste management.  They...