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.

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. 

How can we help?

Our professionals work together to solve contaminated site issues.

We provide:

  • 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.

Our team includes

  • Scott Miller Senior Principal
    Scott Miller

    Mr. Miller has over 26 years of professional consulting experience. Mr. Miller has considerable experience with all aspects of environmental assessment, planning, permitting, remediation, site regulatory closure, management, and costing.  He brings experience with large, complex environmental cleanup projects involving multi-party agreements, multi-agency involvement, and tribal and landowner issues.

  • Mohammad Bazargani Manging Principal
    Mohammad Bazargani

    Mohammad is a chemical engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the environmental field. He has extensive experience with environmental compliance, process engineering and design, development of lifecycle costs, and assessment of liability and financial risk analysis associated with site characterization and remediation projects. Mohammad has worked with a number of landfills, serving as the project manager for a number of landfills in the California area.

  • Bret Berglund Principal Scientist
    Bret Berglund

    Mr. Berglund has over 25 years of experience in environmental studies, remediation, and regulatory compliance. His work focuses on site investigations, baseline studies, environmental cleanup, and waste management. Mr. Berglund has also completed studies of hydrogeology, coastal erosion and sediment transport. He has managed multi-disciplinary staff and subcontractors on large and complex projects exceeding 10 million dollars.

  • Jason Fernet Principal Consultant
    Jason Fernet

    Mr. Fernet is a Professional Engineer and Connecticut Licenced Environmental Professional. Mr. Fernet has experience as an engineer in remedial design/remedial action programmes, site investigation, preparing construction specifications, decommissioning, decontamination and demolition (DDD) management, hazardous and PCB waste management and multimedia permitting in various sectors across the United States. He has prepared remedial designs, feasibility studies, and construction bid documents, served as Engineer-of-Record, and managed remedial activities at complex sites undergoing clean up and redevelopment under expedited schedules. Mr. Fernet has provided third-party review for agency negotiations on environmental clean up-related issues. He has developed and implemented TSCA PCB clean up plans in EPA Regions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9.