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Sparrows Point Weaver Consultants Group (WCG) provided environmental due diligence services for a multi‐million dollar capital investment associated with the acquisition and redevelopment of a former steel mill in Sparrows Point, Maryland (the Property).  The Phase I ESA was performed for a 3,100‐acre property home to a turn of the century steel plant.  The client also needed to evaluate a number of key business issues including the closure options for two onsite landfills, estimation...
Roaring Fork Valley CO Waste Diversion Survey
Roaring Fork Valley CO Waste Diversion Survey Over the last two years, Pitkin County and the City of Aspen have been working to develop a Roaring Fork Valley Comprehensive Waste Diversion Plan. Part of that work includes a hauler licensing program that is expected to include several components to increase diversion and the consistency of service valley-wide. In October, haulers helped consider their feasibility and implements. Your input is requested to help refine these components. Please take a few minutes to complete...
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Pardon us as we “Drone” on… “This is Game-changing Technology.” (NASDAQ.COM) Weaver Consultants Group was one of the first firms in the United States to be granted permission by the FAA to fly the Trimble UX5 (Drone) System. Our field operation teams include FAA licensed and fully insured pilots. These teams are extensively trained by the manufacturer and legally comply with all FAA Commercial UAV regulations and protocols. What does this mean to our clients? A significant cost...
City of Huntsville Transfer Station Anchor Construction has been working with the City of Huntsville on the development of a transfer station. Anchor, has not only designed a well thought out plan, but has also provided general contracting services, giving our client an enticing turnkey experience. Upon client request, Anchor has facilitated a role as the project manager at risk. This means that Anchor absorbers all of the risk when it comes down to the budget. This experience is attractive...
Wabash Valley Landfill Leachate Pumping System Upgrades Weaver Consultants Group (WCG) provided engineering design services for bidding and construction of a landfill cell as well as upgrades to the leachate pumping system at the Wabash Valley Landfill (the Landfill).  The Landfill has a relatively small amount of leachate storage capacity of 60,000 gallons and has leachate with a high amount of biosolids that clog the typical submersible pumps the Landfill had been using.  The Landfill has a direct discharge connection to...
Laubscher Meadows Landfill Laubscher Meadows is a landfill located north of Evansville, IN which is owned and operated by Republic Services.  Weaver Consultants Group has worked with Republic Services over the years in developing and maintaining the landfill while acheiving compliance with state regulations.  With plenty of capacity to meet customer demands for over 23 years, the current need became covering soil to keep the landfill serviceable for its remaining life.  Weaver Consultants Group was contacted...
Hanford In 1996, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) opened the Environmental Restoration Disposal Facility (ERDF), which began accepting low-level radioactive soils for disposal recovered from waste sites along the banks of the Columbia River in Washington State. Prior to 2009, the site utilized a “dual cell” design.  The “dual cell” design comprised of a landfill with baseliner grades that sloped outward from the center of the facility toward the south and...
Uptown Redevelopment Weaver Consultants Group assisted a client with technical aspects of preparing urban land for redevelopment that included the following integrated services: environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, and land surveying.  On behalf of the developer, Weaver Consultants Group secured a comprehensive NFR Letter under the residential land use scenario for the environmentally impaired properties located in the northwest suburbs.  Environmental issues were typical for properties used for automobile sales and repair. ...
Studebaker Weaver Consultants Group was retained by the City of South Bend to provide comprehensive environmental oversight in the planning and implementation phases associated with the demolition of seven industrial manufacturing buildings totaling over 2.5 million square feet.  The work was conducted between 2005 and 2012.  The buildings sat on the grounds of the former Studebaker Corporation, an auto manufacturer, and housed the former Studebaker foundry, and engine assembly, metal stamping, and final assembly plants.  The...
Wells Street Flats LLC Weaver Consultants Group, partnered with Northwestern Mutual Life (NML) and Hines Interests (Hines), was critical in facilitating redevelopment of the former Grossinger Autoplex, among many uses, in Chicago’s historic Old Town neighborhood.  Because the site formerly housed laundry facilities, a chemical factory, and printing/lithography facilities over various periods of time, this site symbolizes the quintessential Chicago redevelopment project.  Weaver Consultants Group investigated the potential for operation-specific impacts associated with each...
North Central Solid Waste Weaver Consultants Group provided engineering oversight during the implementation of the North & South Phosphogypsum Stack Corrective Action project performed at a site in the Chicago area.  The project included the excavation of approximately 630,000 CY of phosphogypsum and 150,000 CY of soil from the approximately 23 acre North Phosphogypsum Stack.  This material was placed on top of the 175 acre South Phosphogypsum Stack.  The excavated area of the North Phosphogypsum Stack was then graded into...
Wrigley Global Technical Innovation Center Weaver Consultants Group was instrumental in facilitating redevelopment of former industrial land located on Chicago’s Goose Island. The prospective purchaser was unwilling to proceed with acquisition and development without liability protections for existing environmental conditions. Consultants performing the initial environmental due diligence proposed a remediation plan that included the excavation and offsite disposal of large volumes of contaminated soil. The expense of this approach resulted in an unfavorable redevelopment pro forma and the...
National Steel Lagoon Remediation and Closure Weaver Consultants Group was retained by the National Steel Corporation to assist with the closure of multiple Solid Waste Management Units (SWMUs) including surface impoundments, wastewater treatment basins, hazardous waste storage areas, and pre-RCRA land disposal sites at their Midwest Plant. Weaver Consultants Group drafted and negotiated the approval of multiple RFI and Corrective Action Workplans collaboratively working with NSC, IDEM and USEPA Region 5. Weaver Consultants Group was subsequently retained to oversee implementation of the...