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XCG has completed a wide range of environmental engineering projects for a diverse group of clients across North America. Learn more about the solutions we provide by exploring our project portfolio below.

Zero Valent Iron-based Permeable Reactive barrier Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring

XCG was retained by Leggett & Platt Inc. (LPI) to provide engineering services in relation to the investigation of soil and groundwater quality and subsequent remediation of a former industrial facility, located at 66 Jutland Road, Etobicoke, Ontario. Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) completed by XCG identified the presence of elevated concentrations of chlorinated volatile organic compounds (CVOCs) within the shallow overburden soil and groundwater at the site. To meet LPI’s needs and to manage potential liabilities related to off-site migration of CVOC-containing groundwater, XCG designed a Daramend-based permeable reactive barrier (PRB) along the east property boundary.

Investigate/Delineate First, Dig Later (If At All) -Residential Fuel Oil Release Subsurface Investigation

Residential home owners (the Client) noticed drips of fuel oil coming from the bottom of a 910-litre steel fuel oil AST in the basement of their house. They contacted the company that maintains the AST to come and assess/repair the leak. During the tank inspection a section of the tank shell come off, releasing fuel oil to the basement floor.

Oshawa Harbour Risk Assessment (2017), City of Oshawa

In the period between 2014 and 2017, XCG was retained by the City of Oshawa to obtain a Record of Site Condition (RSC) for the former Marina Lands and West Wharf Lands located at the southeast corner of Harbour Road and Simcoe Street South (subject site). This former industrial/commercial site is intended to be converted to parkland and therefore triggers the requirement for a RSC.

Phase I and II ESAs, and Indoor Air Quality Sampling at a Multi-Tenant Medical Building

XCG was retained to complete a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) to secure financing for a multi-tenant medical building in the Edmonton, Alberta (subject property or site).

Due Diligence to Obtain Record of Site Condition

In July 2016, XCG was retained by The Tricar Group to conduct due diligence activities to support the purchase of the commercial properties identified as 32, 36, and 40 York Street in London, Ontario (subject site) and future submission of a Record of Site Condition (RSC).

Successful Environmental Due Diligence Assistance to meet Client’s Environmental Condition Waiver Deadline

Recently, XCG successfully assisted a purchaser make an informed business decision about moving forward with a purchase/sale agreement. The environmental work included a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and follow-up Phase II ESA to assist in understanding the environmental site conditions and risks.

Phase I & Supplemental Phase II Environmental Site Assessment

XCG was contracted to complete a Phase I ESA for a downtown Edmonton office tower that shares a three storey underground parking garage with the adjacent property.

Ontario School Boards’ Insurance Exchange – Uxbridge

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Redevelopment of a Commercial Building – Downtown Kitchener

XCG recently assisted 1500985 Ontario Limited in obtaining a Record of Site Condition (RSC) within the City of Kitchener for purposes of the redevelopment of a commercial building in the Downtown core. The City of Kitchener requested that 1500985 Ontario Limited obtain a RSC as a requirement for a building permit to convert a portion of the Property from commercial to residential use.

Former Kaufman Footwear Main Plant

XCG conducted a comprehensive site-specific risk assessment (SSRA) at the former Kaufman Footwear manufacturing plant in Kitchener, Ontario. Approximately 225,000 litres (50,000 gallons) of naphtha leaked from an underground storage tank (UST) and created a naphtha plume floating on the water table approximately 10 metres (33 feet) below the ground surface.