Hazardous wastes generated by the private and public sector over the last 150 years have impacted the environment and public health. The types of responses available for hazardous waste site remediation are multi-faceted – and there is no one best answer.
Hazardous Waste Remediation Requires a Multi-Faceted Response
The solution depends on location, cost, impact, contaminant type, number of potentially responsible parties, type of medium- and long-term use of the property.
Steven P. Viani has experience dealing with a variety of contaminants across a large number of contaminated sites, including 6 Superfund sites. Based on client needs and expectations for a successful outcome, Steve evaluates the many factors to identify the best solution.
Keep reading to learn more about Steve’s successful experience overseeing remediation of hazardous waste sites, including his work navigating toxic sites to “clean closure” status.
Superfund Site Experience:
- Developed a Remedial Investigation /Feasibility Study for the Purity Oil Sales Superfund site in Malaga, CA. Site was former oil processor that had filled on-site ponds and ASTs (aboveground storage tanks) with construction debris.
- Oversaw the remediation of the Jibboom Superfund Site in Sacramento, CA. and developed the remedial design.
- Site manager for the McColl Superfund site remediation in Fullerton, CA, a site impacted with refinery wastes.
- Developed environmental analysis for portion of former Superfund site that was removed from Superfund designation to assess impacts on that piece of property.
- Completed the remediation of the Capri Pumping Services Superfund site in East Los Angeles. Site was contaminated with heavy metals.
Hazardous Waste Engineering Expertise:
- Remediated a PCP-impacted groundwater plume using funnel-gate technology at a wood treatment facility.
- Remediated a TCE/TCA impacted groundwater plume using a Deep Soil Mix (DSM) wall that was 65 feet deep and had a surface area of 50,000 SF at an active rail yard.
- Designed and remediated 2,500 CY TCA-impacted soil inside an existing manufacturing structure in Southern California.
- Designed, permitted and remediated 70,000 CY of TPH-impacted soil removal for the closure of the C plant in Burbank, California. Clean closure granted.
- Oversaw the design and construction of a groundwater treatment facility for pesticide contaminated soils in Fresno, California as well as excavation of 10,000 CY of pesticide soils.
- Project manager for the Kyocera facility in Sorrento Valley, CA. Project involved leaking UST solvent tank that impacted groundwater and adjacent wetlands and ponds. Project included on-site and off-site investigation, development of remedial alternatives, permitting and monitoring.
- Developed a Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study/Remedial Design/Remediation for the removal of PCBs and PAHs from a site in Norwalk, CA. Clean closure granted.
Need Expert Help with Hazardous Waste Remediation?
Steven P. Viani, P.E., is a licensed civil engineer in California, Arizona, Washington, and Hawaii. Steve has both a Class “A” – General Engineering Contractor license and a Class “B” – General Building Contractor license with the state of California. He also holds a Hazardous Substance Removal Certification (view licenses at the Contractors State License Board of California).
Steve has extensive experience overseeing remediation of hazardous waste sites and Superfund sites, including receiving clean closure designation. View a case study of his work at a hazardous waste site in Southern California, where more than 70,000 CY of toxic soil was successfully removed.
“”I wanted to let you know that we were able to settle our claim with the government at about $0.80 on the dollar. Thank you very much for all of your help! I think it made a significant difference.”