After over 3 years of remediation activities and stalled progress by a remediation contractor, Dumfries Mutual Insurance wanted a second opinion on a fuel oil leak at a residential property near Simcoe, Ontario. They contacted XCG for a second opinion and asked for a review of the process, the on-going remedial costs and success to date of the remediation activities for the project.
The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George was interested in determining an economically and technically feasible beneficial use for landfill gas project, with the specific goal of supporting a greenhouse operation on-site.
The City of Red Deer retained XCG to design a sustainable leachate management system for the landfill. XCG understood that key considerations for selecting the most appropriate leachate management system for the site included economic, environmental, and social impacts.
The owner retained XCG to provide site assessment and remediation services to facilitate the sale of the subject property. The subject property was an active truck maintenance and long-term parking facility, which also operated an on-site fuelling station.
XCG was retained to conduct a Risk Assessment (RA) and develop a Risk Management Plan (RMP) for a former industrial/commercial property in Waterloo, Ontario. The overall objective was to obtain a Record of Site Condition (RSC) prior to the redevelopment of the property as multi-unit residential complex.
XCG took over the remediation of a former manufacturing facility in Whitby, Ontario. As part of the remedial activities, reports detailing previous environmental investigations were reviewed. The reports reviewed included the findings of a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA), Phase II ESA, Soils Remedial Action Report, Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study Report, Site Specific Risk Assessment (SSRA) and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) review comments, and the resubmission of the SSRA. The original and resubmission of the SSRA were completed based on the MOECC document “Guidance on Site Specific Risk Assessment for Use at Contaminated Sites in Ontario,” dated May 1996.
XCG was retained to assist the City of Oshawa (City) in reviewing environmental clean-up strategies presented by the Crown, as represented by Transport Canada, at the former Oshawa Harbour prior to the acquisition of approximately 19.4 hectares (48 acres) of land.