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

    Australia

    Confidential

    Built Environment

    Foam evaluation: Comparative persistence, bioaccumulation and toxicity


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  • Project

    Australia

    Confidential

    Manufacturing & Industry

    PFAS fingerprinting and source apportionment


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  • Project

    Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, USA

    Major US Airlines

    Infrastructure

    PFAS soil management plan


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  • Project

    Merced, California, USA

    Sheppard Mullin

    Finance

    Merced Distribution Centre


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  • Project

    Revere, Massachusetts, USA

    Hines Interests, LP

    Built Environment

    Revere Beach Apartments


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  • Project

    North America

    Multiple confidential clients

    Built Environment

    Evaluating AFFF options & developing foam management best practices


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    North America

    Multiple confidential clients

    Built Environment

    AFFF emergency response activities


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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

    Gisborne, New Zealand

    Eastland Generation

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Tairāwhiti’s First Solar Farm – Te Ihi o te Rā


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  • Project

    Camp Hill, Queensland, Australia

    Brisbane City Council

    Built Environment

    Whites Hill Reserve - Landfill Gas Risk Assessment and Preliminary Soil Classification Works


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  • Project

    Ravenswood, North Queensland, Australia

    Carpentaria Gold

    Mining & Minerals

    Sarsfield expansion project - Soils, land & rehabilitation


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  • Project

    Victoria, Australia

    Verus Energy Limited

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Waste to energy facility environmental and planning due diligence


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  • Project

    Central Western Queensland, Australia

    Origin Energy Ltd

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Australia Pacific Liquefied Natural Gas Project - Environmental Services


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  • Project

    Elk-Antelope gas field, Papua New Guinea

    TOTAL

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Elk-Antelope Gas Field Land Resource Assessment


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  • Project

    Glenvale, Queensland, Australia

    Confidential

    Infrastructure

    Truck Rollover Delineation Assessment and Remedial Strategy


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  • Project

    Yarraville, Victoria, Australia

    Global Oil & Gas Company

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Petroleum terminal environmental audit


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  • Project

    Victoria, Australia

    Global Oil & Gas Company

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Processing plant PFAS investigation and risk


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  • Project

    Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

    Capital Airport Group

    Infrastructure

    Canberra Airport land contamination


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  • Project

    Exmouth, Western Australia, Australia

    Georgiou Group

    Infrastructure

    Harold E Holt Naval Communications Station site soil investigation


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  • Project

    Various locations across Australia and New Zealand

    Auckland, Bankstown, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Perth and Sydney Airports

    Infrastructure

    Expert advice to the Australian and New Zealand Aviation Authority


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  • Project

    Waikato, New Zealand

    Harmony Energy New Zealand

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Tauhei solar farm


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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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  • Project

    Victoria, Australia

    Confidential

    Infrastructure

    PFAS risk strategy for major airport


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  • Project

    Oregon, USA

    Avison Lumber Company

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Feasibility of former lumber mill site


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  • Project

    Washington, USA

    Confidential

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Major door manufacturer facility compliance


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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

    Multiple Locations, South Africa

    Engen Petroleum

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Management of a Remediation Portfolio of Commercial Fuel Stations


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  • Project

    Alberta, Canada

    Confidential

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Decommissioning and remediation of a former meter station


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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

    Osbourne Park, Perth WA

    Densford Civil

    Infrastructure

    Asbestos remediation for Stephenson Avenue extension


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  • Project

    Western Australia, Australia

    Liberty Industrial on behalf of Chevron

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Thevenard Island oil and gas facilities decommissioning project


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  • Project

    Western Australia, Australia

    CPB Contractors

    Infrastructure

    Department of Defence PFAS Remediation Soil Trials


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  • Project

    Western Australia, Australia

    Ventia

    Infrastructure

    Royal Australian Air Force Pearce Paddock - Asbestos in soil investigation


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  • Project

    Western Australia, Australia

    CPB Contractors

    Infrastructure

    Royal Australian Air Force Pearce Air 7000 - Asbestos in soil investigation


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  • Project

    Western Australia, Australia

    CPB Contractors

    Infrastructure

    Royal Australian Air Force Pearce Base - Advisor Role


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  • Project

    New South Wales

    Confidential

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Vales Point environmental assessment, monitoring and management


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  • Project

    Northern Territory, Australia

    Confidential

    Built Environment

    Luxury Hotel Development – contamination and environmental assessment


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  • Project

    Alberta, Canada

    Confidential

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Remedial activities at an active pump station


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  • Project

    Saskatchewan, Canada

    City of Regina

    Built Environment

    Former railyard renewal project assessment program


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  • Project

    Western Canada

    Confidential

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Risk evaluation and remediation of PFAS released at an industrial facility


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  • Project

    Queensland, Australia

    Confidential

    Mining & Minerals

    Site wide groundwater environmental evaluation


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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

    Yukon, Canada

    Government of Yukon

    Infrastructure

    Marwell Tar Pit – investigation, assessment and remediation


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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

    British Columbia, Canada

    Public Services and Procurement Canada on behalf of Transport Canada

    Built Environment

    Victoria Middle Harbour remediation and rejuvenation project


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  • Project

    British Columbia, Canada

    Confidential

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Upland and foreshore remediation in a marine environment


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  • Project

    Saskatchewan, Manitoba, & Alberta, Canada

    Confidential

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Environmental site assessment, remediation & reclamation


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  • Project

    Surrey, UK

    Wienerberger Limited

    Built Environment

    Land at Brookwood Lye Road


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  • Project

    Multiple Locations, Canada

    Department of National Defence (DND)

    Built Environment

    Water source protection at various military establishments across Canada


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  • Project

    UK

    Crest Nicholson

    Built Environment

    Planning support for Kilnwood Vale


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  • Project

    Grafton, New South Wales, Australia

    Clarence Valley Council

    Built Environment

    Support for Grafton Landfill footprint extension


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  • Project

    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    Brisbane City Council

    Built Environment

    Whites Hill Reserve - civil, environmental and project management services


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  • Project

    Queensland, Australia

    Goldman Sachs

    Manufacturing & Industry

    BrisWest - Swanbank environmental due diligence


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Our Team Includes

  • Scott Miller

    Senior Principal

  • Kevin King

    Senior Principal

  • Mohammad Bazargani

    Manging Principal

  • Stan Flagel

    Principal Scientist

  • Jason Fernet

    Principal Consultant

  • Kevin Pendreigh

    Manager, Canadian Operations, Land Quality and Remediation

  • Eva Gerencher

    Senior Scientist, Land Quality and Remediation

  • Emma Kirsh

    Senior Geologist, Land Quality and Remediation

  • Mitch Kenaschuk

    Technical Discipline Manager, Land Quality and Remediation

  • John Matthews

    Technical Director, Land Quality and Remediation, Europe

  • Ben Jones

    Associate Consultant, Land Quality and Remediation

  • Louise Beale

    Technical Director

  • Luke Wilkinson

    Technical Director

  • Scott Bird

    Technical Director, Environmental Assessment and Management – Asia Pacific

  • Kevin Tearney

    Technical Director, Land Quality and Remediation – Asia Pacific

  • Alan Bull

    Technical Director, Land Quality and Remediation – Asia Pacific

  • James Elliott

    Technical Director, Land Quality and Remediation – Asia Pacific

  • Philip Bayne

    Technical Director, Land Quality and Remediation – Asia Pacific

  • Robert Johns

    Technical Director, Land Quality and Remediation – Asia Pacific

  • Nigel Mather

    Principal Land and Water Quality Consultant – Asia Pacific

  • Anna Lukey

    Principal Environmental Consultant – Asia Pacific

  • James Blackwell

    Principal Land and Water Quality Consultant – Asia Pacific

  • Paul Turyn

    Northern Australia Operations Manager – Asia Pacific

  • Anthony Lane

    Technical Director, Land Quality and Remediation – Asia Pacific

    (Melbourne, VIC)

  • Andrew Gemmell

    Technical Discipline Manager - Land Quality & Remediation

  • Brandon McGugan

    Principal Consultant: Land Quality & Remediation

  • Stephen Weber

    Operations Manager - Land & Water

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