Articles posted by Michael Nicholls

Contaminated Sites Evaluation Experience We form teams of individual expert consultants from consultancies, universities and individuals to provided discounted services for: Environmental consulting for Property Development. Environmental Management Plans. Contaminated sites assessment to understand your liability and risk. Environmental services for M&A Due Diligence including remediation estimate. Preliminary Site Investigations and Detailed Site Investigations. Environmental

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We provide fast standardised pricing for due diligence and liability assessment, with quotations based on size of site and distance offices, and fast detailed site investigation. We are able to provide remediation cost estimates and ranges based on data room reviews within short timeframes. We provide: Background checks on properties, accessing environmental and government records

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The NSW EPA released new Guidelines on the Duty to Report Contamination in July 2015, replacing the 2009 version. The update was significant both for companies and individuals that have knowingly or unknowingly polluted groundwater or soil, or have contamination on property they own or manage. The Duty to Report Contamination Guidelines provides detailed guidance

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Is your property too risky to sell before remediation contamination? A long-held view (particularly by Government agencies) is that contaminated property transaction is too complicated to sell as contaminated, and the environmental liability risk is too hard to manage in selling the property in a contaminated condition. But now there are useful tools used by

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iEnvi Principal Michael Nicholls directed and managed a soil and groundwater assessment and soil and groundwater hexcavalent chromium (Cr6+) remediation, both on and offsite, at a steel processing factory. The industrial site had operated for over 50 years and contained corroded drainage pits, corroded pipelines, leakage into stormwater drains, corroded stormwater pipes, and corroded drip

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iEnvi Principal Environmental Scientist Michael Nicholls directed and helped design (in partnership with Arcadis) a series of 11 creek sediment remediation projects, and four major industrial zone soil remediation and groundwater remediation projects. They began in 2012 to the value of $2.1 billion, starting with creek sediment remediation as part of a major river remediation

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 iEnvi provided advice for a NSW Government department during a drainage dam construction project that exposed impacted fill material, asbestos and waste tyres on Crown Land. Contractors had been engaged and the sensitive project required additional controls of an experienced environmental consultant to ensure compliance. Asbestos, waste tyres and other material were encountered during civil

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iEnvi responded to an urgent request to conduct a preliminary site investigation (PSI) or Phase 1 ESA as part of an acquisition, at a depot site in Bowen QLD containing above ground storage tanks (ASTs) and diesel petroleum impacted soil, with fieldwork commencing within 3 days of the request. The due diligence was required as

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Low Flow Groundwater Sampling

iEnvironmental Principal Environmental Scientist provided environmental consulting services including removal, validation, and replacement underground petroleum storage systems (UPSS) including underground storage tanks (USTs). They used risk assessment, monitored natural attenuation and other strategies at several Council Depots in Central NSW, and remediated any associated contamination using a practical, safe and cost-effective approach. Detailed assessment and

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