Chickadee Remediation Company

TEXAS

8810 Will Clayton Parkway,

Suite J

Humble,

Texas  77338

Phone:  281-540-8711

Fax:  281-540-3893

MONTANA

7801 York Road

Helena,

Montana  59602

Phone:  406-475-3430

Fax:  406-475-3801

 

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CALIFORNIA

5200 Warner Avenue,

Suite 207

Huntington Beach,

California  92649

Phone:  714-840-8036

Fax:  714-840-6843

               

 

 

Company Profile

 

Business Objective

 

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Remediate contaminated soil and groundwater to the extent necessary to protect the public health and the environment.

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Timely, cost-effective, and environmentally-sound management of environmental issues consistent with all applicable regulations. 

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 Work proactively with agencies and the public.

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Sequenced application of proven and innovative technology.

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"Buy" environmental liabilities where Chickadee's experience can add value to the property.

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 Relieve current and future property owners of environmental liabilities.

 

Key Personnel

 

The principle project managers associated with the company have over 50 years combined experience in managing remediation projects.

The key personnel are:

 

 

The key personnel have received numerous agency, state, and national awards and recognition for environmental excellence and proactive project management.

 

Project Approach

 

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Proactive, complete definition of environmental issues.

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Secure "ownership" of the defined environmental liabilities associated with a site.

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Liability indemnification to former and future property owners for environmental issues.

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Complete, early, and frequent reporting of all site data, plans, and progress concerns to the appropriate agencies.

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Rapid source control and receptor protection.

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Develop sequenced response plans aimed at timely, cost-effective site closure.

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Frequent, detailed review of project status and progress and timely plan refinements.

 

 Technology Experience

 

Chickadee has successfully used all of the proven and many of the innovative remediation technologies.  The company has developed and applied numerous refinements to remediation technologies.  Technologies that have been used are:

 

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In-situ Bioremediation

ISB

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Monitored Natural Attenuation

MNA

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Anaerobic Biodegradation

ABD

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Permeable Reactive Barriers

PRB

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Bioaugmentation

BA

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In-situ Containment

ISC

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Soil Vapor Extraction

SVE

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Source Control

SC

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In-situ Thermal Desorption

ISTD

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Long-term Monitoring

LTM

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Enhanced Direct Oxidation

EDO

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Source Removal and Treatment

SRT

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Pump and Treat

PAT

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Air Sparging

AS

bulletActivated Sludge Treatment
AST
bulletPhytoremediation
PM
bulletLand Farming
FL
bulletPoint-of-entry Treatment
POET

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regulatory Experience

 

Chickadee works closely and openly with all regulatory agencies.  The company has established excellent working relationships with the following (partial list):

 

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US Forest Service

 
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LA DEQ

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USEPA

 
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CA EPA

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US Fish and Wildlife Service

 
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MT DEQ

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USGS

 
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IL EPA

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Corp of Engineers

 
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O EPA

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Texas Land Office

 
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NY DEP

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TCEQ

 
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NH DES

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Harris County Pollution Control

 

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PA DEP

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Texas Parks and Wildlife

 

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MA DEP

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National Marine Fisheries

 

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CARWQCB

   

Project Experience

 

Successfully completed over 70 projects from initial definition to final agency closure.  Broad-based site cost management experience.  Currently have 32 active projects that are within financial and technical criteria. 

 

A partial list of Chickadee projects is below:   

 

Projects

 

Project

Location

Target Chemicals

Response Plan

Current Status

Comments

Chemical Plant

Wiggins, MS

Benzene

Chlorinateds

SC

ISB

Closed

LTM

No rebound.

LTM until 2005.

Extrusion Plant

Atlanta, GA

Aromatics

Metal sludges

SED

ISC

MNA

Closed

LTM

No rebound.

LTM until 2004.

Chemical Plant

West Chester, PA

Benzene

Chlorinateds

ISB

MNA

Closed

Meets PA compliance criteria.

Metering Station

Deer Park, TX

Benzene

ISB

LTM

Meets TCEQ closure criteria.

Extrusion Plant

Ohio

Aromatics

PCB's

SC

ISB

LTM, meets criteria

LTM until 2006.

Disposal Area

Ohio

Aromatics

Chlorinateds

ISB

ISC

LTM, meets criteria

Closure in 2005.

Dry Cleaner

Northwest US

TCE

DCE

Vinyl chloride

ISB

MNA

ISB completed in 2001

MNA until 2006.

Dry Cleaner

Northwest US

TCE

DCE

SVE

ISB

MNA

ISB ongoing

Steady progress.

Closure in 2004.

Fuel Bulk Plant Site

Northern Idaho

Benzene

MTBE

Chlorinateds

ISTD

SVE

ISB

ISTD complete; operate ISB/SVE

MNA until 2005.

LTM until 2010.

Gas Station

Anaheim, CA

Aromatics

Semi-volatiles

SRT

ISB

Operate ISB and SVE

Completed ISTD in 2001.

Closure in 2005.

Dry Cleaner

Anaheim, CA

TCE

DCE

Vinyl chloride

AS

SVE

ISB

PAT

Source controlled; SVE, ISB, and PAT ongoing.

Plumes are stable; closure in 2005.

Airplane Maintenance Site

North Dakota

Aromatics

Chlorinateds

SRT

ISTD

ISB

SVE

Operate ISB and SVE.

Completed ISTD in 2001. 

Closure in 2005.

Gas Station

Liberty, TX

Benzene

Alcohols

Ethers

SVE

ISB

SRT and ISTD complete; operate SVE and ISB.

Steady progress.

Expect closure in 2007.

Landfill

Katy, TX

Benzene

Chlorinateds

Naphthalene

SVE

ISB

Operate SVE and ISB.

Closure in 2004.

Industrial Site

Houston, TX

Chlorinateds

SVE

ISB

ISB completed in 2002.

MNA until 2007.

Gas Station

Houston, TX

Benzene

Alcohols

Ethers

ISB

Operate ISB.

Operate every 5 days.

Gas Station

Omaha, NB

Benzene

Chlorinateds

SVE

ISB

Completed SVE; ISB.

Steady progress; use ozone injection.

Gas Station

Omaha, NB

Benzene

EDO

ISB

Completed EDO in 2002.

Operate aerobic ISB until November, 2004.

Dry Cleaner

Houston, TX

Chlorinateds

SVE

Fenton's

ISB

Completed ISB and Fenton's in 2002.

Anaerobic bio until December, 2004; track vinyl chloride.

Gas Station

Sacramento, CA

BTEX

TBA

MTBE

SVE

ISB

SVE and ISB ongoing.

Use micro purge to increase DO.

Pipeline Metering Station

Austin, TX

Benzene

ISB

Operate ISB.

Steady progress.

Municipal Maintenance Shop

Council Bluffs, IA

BTEX

TBA

MTBE

Chlorinateds

EDO

SVE

ISB

Completed EDO in 2002; SVE and ISB ongoing.

Excavated 700 yd3 of soil.

Abandoned Refinery Site

Houston, TX

BTEX

TPH

SRT

SVE

EDO

ISB

Started SRT in 2003; SVE and IS ongoing.

Steady progress; plume under control.

Railroad Maintenance Yard

Bismarck, ND

BTEX

TPH

Chlorinateds

SRT

ISTD

SVE

EDO

ISB

Started SRT; installing ISTD and SVE.

Plumes are defined; off-site risk controlled.

Gas Station

Long Beach, CA

BTEX

MTBE

SC

PAT

ISB

SC complete; 2 years PAT and ISB.

Steady progress; benzene drives remediation.

Chemical Plant

Gardena, CA

PCE

TCE

Benzene

SC

SVE

PAT

ISB

Remove 90 yd3 soil with DNAPL; SVE and ISB for 18 months.

Steady progress once DNAPL removed; vinyl chloride drives process.

Gas Station/Dry Cleaner

Irvine, CA

PCE

TCE

DCE

MTBE

Benzene

SC

SVE

ISB

Operate SVE, PAT, ISB 7 days on and 7 days off.

Four LUSTs were removed; SVE has reversed gradient.

Refinery Site

Long Beach, CA

BTEX

SC

SVE

ISB

SC complete; SVE and ISB for 20 months.

Plume is shallow and well-defined.  Benzene drives the remediation.

Abandoned Oil Wells

Signal Hill, CA

BTEX

TPH

SRT

ISC

MNA

Removed 400 yd3 soil; add KMnO4 to backfill.

Ten abandoned wells and tanks and piping.

Dry Cleaner

Long Beach, CA

PCE

TCE

Vinyl chloride

SRT

PAT

ISB

Completed soil and DNAPL removal; PAT and ISB for 15 months.

Removed 40 yd3 of soil with DNAPL; work around buildings.

Landfill

Monterrey Park, CA

BTEX

Methane

SVE

BA

EDO

Install 3-layer gas venting system.

Identify, isolate, and vent methane pockets.

Gas Station

Clifton, CO

BTEX

MTBE

TBA

SC

SVE

EDO

MNA

Completed SC and EDO; 3 years of MNA; plume decreasing.

Removed three LUSTs; backfill with KMnO4.  Benzene drives remediation.

Metals Plating Plant

Garden Grove, CA

PCE

TCE

DCE

SRT

PAT

MNA

Remove 60 yd3 of soil with DNAPL.  SVE and PAT for 15 months.

PCE, TCE spills from degreasing operation.

Petroleum Production Property

Gardena, CA

BTEX

TPH

SRT

ISC

EDO

Remove tanks and piping; dispose of 300 yd3; backfill with KMnO4 and soil.

Production wells, abandoned wells, tanks, pipelines, disposal area.

 

 

Outreach Projects

 

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