Land Quality & Remediation

Contaminated sites is our speciality. While focusing on the business needs of our clients, we identify contamination and manage it to protect human health and the environment.

Overview

With contaminated site specialists in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa, we know how to satisfy regulators and offer practical advice, expertise and experience to solve a range of issues. SLR’s clients include lenders, legal advisors, government agencies, and industrial and commercial operations.

Land Quality & Remediation Services

  • Our services include
    • Due diligence, high level or preliminary assessment to identify or refute potential contamination risks (e.g. Phase I and II Site Assessments)
    • Site investigation for all contaminant types (oils/fuels, chemicals, metals, VOCs etc.) and media (vapours, soil, sediment, surface water, groundwater)
    • Risk Assessments - screening level through detailed human health and ecological risk assessments as well as toxicity studies and remediation target derivation
    • Remediation Services – design and implementation of remedial plans, negotiating clean up standards, risk mitigation, material/waste management, and decommissioning and site closure
    • To provide comprehensive land quality services our team includes experts in all applicable fields, with expertise in virtually all sectors.
  • SLR’s team includes
    • Regulatory specialists with detailed knowledge of government regulations both locally and across international markets
    • Contaminant hydrogeologists, geologists, risk assessors, toxicologists, engineers, biologists and scientists specialising in management of land quality issues
    • Professionals with direct experience of contamination issues and solutions in wide ranging sectors and industries such as real estate development, oil and gas, chemicals, energy, and government.

Land Quality & Remediation Projects

  • Project

    North America

    Multiple confidential clients

    Built Environment

    Evaluating AFFF options & developing foam management best practices


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  • Project

    North America

    Multiple confidential clients

    Built Environment

    AFFF emergency response activities


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  • Project

    Northern Cape, South Africa

    Anglo America, Kumba Iron Ore

    Mining & Minerals

    Remediation of two decommissioned heavy plant workshops at a former mine site


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  • Project

    Victoria, Australia

    Lochard Energy

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Winton H2REFUEL Statutory Environment and Planning Approvals


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  • Project

    Alberta, Canada

    Confidential

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Decommissioning and remediation of a former meter station


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  • Project

    London, UK

    Hanover Property Unity Trust

    Built Environment

    Investigation and remediation of Bedfont Lakes former landfill site


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  • Project

    Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, USA

    Major US Airlines

    Infrastructure

    PFAS soil management plan


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  • Project

    Multiple Locations, South Africa

    Engen Petroleum

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Management of a Remediation Portfolio of Commercial Fuel Stations


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  • Project

    Australia

    Confidential

    Built Environment

    Foam evaluation: Comparative persistence, bioaccumulation and toxicity


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  • Project

    Alberta, Canada

    Confidential

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Detailed site assessments, Phase 2 ESAs to assess former production facilities, and Reclamation Certificate applications


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  • Project

    Surrey, UK

    Wienerberger Limited

    Built Environment

    Land at Brookwood Lye Road


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  • Project

    Merced, California, USA

    Sheppard Mullin

    Finance

    Merced Distribution Centre


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  • Project

    Multiple Locations, South Africa

    Confidential

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Environmental and engineering due diligence assessment of LPG storage facilities


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  • Project

    Australia

    Confidential

    Manufacturing & Industry

    PFAS fingerprinting and source apportionment


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  • Project

    Alberta, Canada

    Confidential

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Remedial activities at an active pump station


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  • Project

    UK

    Crest Nicholson

    Built Environment

    Planning support for Kilnwood Vale


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  • Project

    Revere, Massachusetts, USA

    Hines Interests, LP

    Built Environment

    Revere Beach Apartments


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  • Project

    New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland, Australia

    ProTen Pty Ltd

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Lead consultant for ProTen Broiler Poultry Farms


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  • Project

    Saskatchewan, Canada

    City of Regina

    Built Environment

    Former railyard renewal project assessment program


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  • Project

    Portland, Oregon, USA

    Industrial Client

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Remedial Iinvestigation and risk assessment at an industrial site


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Our Team Includes

  • Andrew Gemmell

    Technical Discipline Manager - Land Quality & Remediation

  • Kevin Tearney

    Technical Director, Land Quality and Remediation – Asia Pacific

  • Kevin Pendreigh

    Manager, Canadian Operations, Land Quality and Remediation

  • John Matthews

    Technical Director, Land Quality and Remediation, Europe

  • Scott Miller

    US Service Line Director - Earth Sciences

  • Brandon McGugan

    Principal Consultant: Land Quality & Remediation

  • James Elliott

    Technical Director, Land Quality and Remediation – Asia Pacific

  • Eva Gerencher

    Senior Scientist, Land Quality and Remediation

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  • News

    12 February 2024

    2 minutes read

    SLR acquires Groundwork Plus

    by Paul Gardiner


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  • News

    29 November 2023

    1 minute read

    Addressing remediation and redevelopment with a sustainable mindset

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    27 June 2023

    1 minute read

    SLR welcomes Robbie Johns Technical Discipline Manager – Land Quality & Remediation and Soil Science for the Asia Pacific Region


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