ESS Laboratory has performed numerous projects to determine compliance with regulatory requirements or to assess potential environmental liabilities. The following is a summary of some of those projects.

 

CLIENT NAMECONTRACT DESCRIPTIONPROJECT NAME
Consulting Firm
Marion, MA
Site Investigation of Former Mill SitePerformed sampling and analysis of Soil, Water, and Waste samples, in support of a site investigation utilizing US EPA SW-846 and MA DEP methods. The analyses include waste disposable parameters and field screening analysis for total petroleum hydrocarbons.
Consulting Firm
Sandwich, MA
Site Investigation for AirportPerformed analysis of Soil, Water, and Waste samples in support of an investigation, utilizing US EPA SW-846 and MA DEP Protocol.  The analyses included organic and inorganic tests.
Consulting Firm
Providence, RI
Suspected MGP Waste Disposal SitePerformed analysis of samples from a suspected waste disposal site, in support of an investigation, utilizing US EPA protocols and provided full data deliverable packages with over a 99.5% acceptance rate by an independent data validator.
Consulting Firm
Providence, RI
Emergency Response for Gasoline ReleaseProvided one (1) hour turnaround for the analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds associated with a gasoline line that was breached during a weekend construction project.
Consulting Firm
East Providence, RI
Superfund SitePerformed a 12 hour rapid turnaround analysis of groundwater samples to delineate screening levels for monitoring well installations.
Consulting Firm
Providence, RI
Emergency Response for Mercury ReleaseProvided personnel to perform field air monitoring and analysis for Mercury in private homes, vehicles, hospital, schools, in response to a Mercury release.
Consulting Firm
Northern, MA
Site Investigation of Semi-conductor FacilityPerformed analysis of soils and groundwater samples for Volatile & Semi-volatile Organics, Metals, PCBs, Perchlorates, and Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons, in support of a Site Investigation.
Consulting Firm
Newport, RI
Dredging Analysis for the construction of a MarinaPerformed sampling of dredge spoils from a floating drill platform for over three week period. The samples were analyzed for Volatile Organics, PCBs, and Metals.
Utility
Providence, RI
Wastewater Discharge Provided Operation and Maintenance including Confined Space Sampling for a Utility compliance with their POTW requirements. The analysis included Volatile, Semi-Volatile organics, Metals and various wet Chemistry Parameters.
Utility
Providence, RI
Emergency Response Performed PCB analysis on a rapid turn around time with results provided in 5 hours in response to a transformer oil spill.
Private Party Drinking Water Analysis Performed Volatile Organics Analysis of Drinking Water samples which prompted an investigation of the contamination by a State regulatory agency.
Construction Firm
Warwick, RI
Emergency Response due to Explosion Performed sampling and analysis of aqueous sample for Volatile Organics compounds in support of an Explosion Investigation at a Construction site.
Consulting Firm
Glastonbury, CT
MGP sites
Scranton, PA
Performed analysis of Soil, Water, and Waste samples in support of an investigation of various MGP sites owned by a national utility company. Samples were analyzed for various Organic and Inorganic compounds utilizing US EPA SW-846 and PA DEP Protocol.
Industrial Client
Lynn, MA
Waste Characterization Performed analytical services for a Multi-year contract to provide waste characterization analyses on a variety of materials to be disposed of.These included; Tyvek suits, batteries, oil, rags, paint, solvents, PCB wipes and floor sweepings.
Industrial Client
Versailles, CT
Landfill Ground Water monitoring and Effluent analysis Performed quarterly analysis of ground water samples including weekly effluent analysis for a variety of contaminants, in compliance with a permit requirement.
Consulting Firm
Needham, MA
Brownfields Redevelopment Project Performed a 3 year analytical program for an industrial site redevelopment project in Boston. Soil and Water samples were analyzed using the MCP guidelines. Some disposal parameters on excavated soils required rapid turnaround of 24 to 48 hours.
Consulting Firm
Merrimack, NH
Industrial Plant Closure Investigation Performed analytical services in support of a closure investigation at a former electroplating facility.Soil, aqueous, concrete cores, oil and groundwater samples were analyzed for; Volatiles, PAH's, PCB's, Cyanide, Metals, Hexavalent Chromium, TPH and TCLP parameters.
Consulting Firm
Warwick, RI
City of Providence Brownfields Redevelopment Project Performed analytical services for an industrial site redevelopment project, in downtown Providence. Soil and groundwater samples were analyzed to determine the extent of remediation required to ensure public safety.
Consulting Firm
Manchester, NH
Fort Devens MA Provided analytical services in support of an investigation and demolition contract for the Army Corps of Engineers. Hundreds of samples analyzed over a one month period for pesticides and disposal parameters.
Consulting Firm
Newburgh, NY
USACE
Groton, CT
Provided analytical services in support of a site investigation and remediation project. Samples were analyzed for various Organic and Inorganic compounds utilizing US EPA SW-846 protocols including providing USACE deliverables.
Consulting Firm
Marlborough, MA
Ottati and Goss Superfund Site
New Hampshire DACA27-99-D-0018
Provided analytical services in support of an onsite thermal treatment plant project for the US EPA and Army Corps of Engineers. Several thousand samples were analyzed on a 24 hour turn time over of 8 months.The primary contaminants of concern were PCB's and Volatile organics.
Consulting Firm
Marlborough, MA
MMR AFCEE
Cape Cod, MA
F41264-01-D-8551
Provided analytical services for various Organic and Inorganic compounds including physical parameters. The analyses were performed in accordance with SW846 and ASTM protocols including providing AFCEE ERPIRMS deliverables.
Consulting Firm
Southborough, MA
Navy Contract
RI Nike Test Pilot Site
Provided analytical services in support of a remediation site investigation. Samples were analyzed for various Organic and Inorganic compounds utilizing US EPA SW-846 protocols including providing full deliverables.
Consulting Firm
Lawrence, MA
Coast Guard
Weymouth, MA
Provided analytical support for a site investigation in Weymouth. Samples were analyzed for various Organic and Inorganic compounds utilizing US EPA SW-846 protocols including providing full deliverables.
Consulting Firm
Manchester, NH
Atlas Tack
MA
Provided analytical testing services in support of an investigation and disposal contract under the US Army. Hundreds of samples analyzed over a 2 year period for pesticides and disposal parameters.
Consulting Firm
Portland, ME
Fort Greene
Abandoned Rife
Range RI
Provided analytical testing services in support of an investigation and disposal contract with the US Army. Samples were analyzed for Lead, VOCs and SVOCs. Including SEDD and ERIS deliverables.
Consulting Firm
Lowel, MA
Charlestown, RI Provided analytical testing services in support of a remedial investigation and disposal contract with the US Army. Samples were analyzed for GRO, Lead VOCs, SVOCs and disposal parameters. Including SEDD deliverables.
Consulting Firm
Providence, RI
BNAS ME Provided analytical testing services in support of a remedial investigation contract with the US Navy and EPA. Samples were analyzed for disposal and confirmatory parameters.
Consulting Firm
Montpelier,VT
Bucks Harbor, ME Provided analytical testing services in support of a long term monitoring contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers. Samples were analyzed for VOCs by method 524.2, including a SEDD deliverable.
US Army Glenburn, ME Provided analytical testing services in support of a long term monitoring program. Including full data packages and SEDD deliverables.
Naval Undersea
Warfare Center
Various Projects Provided analytical testing services in support of a long term monitoring programs.
Consulting Firm
Hamilton, NJ
Chicopee Landfill Performed PCB analysis on over 3000 soil samples. Up to 50 samples per day were extracted by method 3541 and analyzed by method 8082, in accordance with TSCA subpart Q requirements.
Consulting Firm
Newton, MA
Southbridge
Landfill
Performed PCB analysis on 800 soil samples submitted over a 7 day period. The samples were extracted by method 3541 and analyzed by method 8082, in accordance with TSCA subpart Q requirements.
Consulting Firm
Worchester, MA
Dartmouth Boat
Yard
Performed PCB analysis on 500 soil samples submitted over a 7 day period. The samples were extracted by method 3541 and analyzed by method 8082, in accordance with TSCA subpart Q requirements.
Consulting Firm
Wellesley, MA
Boston
Redevelopment
Authority Project
An industrial site in South Boston was characterized for PCB contamination under TSCA Guidelines. Approximately 1000 soil samples were analyzed to determine the extent of PCB remediation required to meet TSCA requirements.

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