Supporting Assessment and Remediation Activities at Contaminated Sites

On-Site Technical Services at an Abandoned Waste Oil Pit

CSS supported EPA as the field team leader on a removal assessment at an abandoned oil pit site in Oklahoma.  We developed the Quality Assurance Sampling Plan and site-specific Health and Safety plan for conducting waste sampling from inside a waste oil pit.  Our staff used an aerial manlift to oversee the collection of twelve waste samples from four separate locations within the pit.  We returned to the site to serve as the field team leader during the removal of the contaminated sludge.  In this role we:

  • supervised the EPA removal contractor;
  • prepared written and photographic documentation of removal activities;
  • conducted air monitoring during the pumping/excavation and loading of oil pit contents into disposal trucks for off-site disposal;
  • maintained copies of the non-hazardous waste manifests; and
  • prepared the final Oil Pollution Act Removal Report.

Additional Projects

Pacific Ecological Services Division Project (PESD)

Since 1996 CSS has conducted field and lab-based research in support of the Pacific Ecological Services Division Project

Operation and Maintenance of High Throughput Mobile Laboratory Units

Analytical Support for EPA’s Consequence Management Advisory Division (CMAD) – CSS operates and maintains 10 mobile analytical laboratories under contract with EPA’s Office of Emergency Management.

Analytical Chemistry Support for the US EPA National Aquatic Resource Survey

CSS chemically analyzes hundreds of water samples collected annually from the US EPA’s National Aquatic Resource Survey (NARS), a critical contribution to the EPA assessments of the condition of the nation’s water bodies.

Human Health Risk Assessment

We help advance the understanding of chemical effects on people and the environment.

Satellite Data Applications

Helping create a more environmentally sustainable, weather-ready, and secure nation through application of earth observation data  

Earth & Space Science Support & Operations

We deliver scientific support to advance our clients’ research goals.

Environmental Resource Assessment & Management

We apply science to address challenges affecting the nation’s natural resources.

Facilities Operations & Maintenance

We understand your facility support needs and deliver customized solutions.

Emergency Preparedness & Response

We help our clients prepare for and protect the health and environment of communities after disasters and hazmat releases.

IT Services

Our IT solutions meet clients’ evolving needs.

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