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EEC is the preferred consultant for municipalities, industries, banks, developers, and real estate holding companies who look to us to ensure their regulatory compliance and for professional, technically accurate, and legally defensible due diligence to support their business endeavors.  Our engineers, geologists, and scientists are relied on to be regulatory experts and to be familiar with all pertinent Federal, State, and local regulations.  EEC provides detailed due diligence services, develops comprehensive compliance programs, and performs in-depth audits for our clients covering a variety of disciplines.

Services & Highlights

Featured Projects

Industrial Wastewater Discharge Compliance Audit

Industry: Pharmaceutical

EEC conducted a comprehensive wastewater compliance audit for multiple manufacturing and research facilities in California. The compliance audit covered all areas of industrial wastewater discharge compliance for more than 30 permitted buildings to address Federal, State, and City requirements. The audit resulted in a gap analysis with specific corrective actions, an action plan, and a schedule of implementation. The audit consisted of detailed site walks, wastewater-generating process evaluations, pretreatment system inspections, employee interviews, and a records review. EEC’s unique knowledge of industrial wastewater and pretreatment program requirements allowed us to identify relevant potential compliance issues and provide practical recommendations.

Project Highlights
  • Audit of all wastewater discharge compliance issues
  • More Than 20 categorical industrial user (CIU) permits
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System and Publicly Owned Treatment Works compliance
  • 40 CFR 403/439, city ordinance, and discharge permit requirements
  • Assessment of proper wastewater sampling, analyses, and reporting

Dewatering Program

Industry: Commercial Development

EEC provided field sampling and program management for a dewatering program at two 20+ story commercial towers ( Warner Center Towers). Due to the shallow groundwater in the vicinity of the towers, both buildings were constructed with dewatering systems to reduce the static groundwater level to maintain building foundation integrity. Reporting and sampling is performed per National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System and Los Angeles watermaster requirements.

Project Highlights

Property Due Diligence

Industry: Industrial Laundry

EEC’s due diligence program managers and field staff provided support for acquisitions, leases, and property purchases for a multi-national industrial laundry chain. EEC’s expertise resulted in the reduction or elimination of environmental liability and helped the client avoid purchasing properties that could become liability concerns.

Project Highlights
  • 60+ locations throughout the United States
  • American Society for Testing And Materials and All Appropriate Inquiries standard Phase I environmental site assessments (ESAs)
  • Extensive Phase II ESAs, including research and on-site sample collection
  • Waste audits
  • Permit reviews and compliance
  • Asbestos and lead investigation

Phase I ESA

Industry: Banking


EEC was retained by U.S. Bank, the 8th largest financial service holding company in the United States, to perform due diligence Phase I and Phase II investigations. U.S. Bank commissioned EEC to perform environmental site assessments (ESAs) to obtain liability protection and meet environmental due diligence requirements on properties for which potential clients are interested in securing a loan or refinance existing loans.

Project Highlights
  • More than 100 Phase I ESAs
  • Phase II investigations conducted due to the identification of recognized environmental conditions (RECs) and/or historic RECs
  • Lead and asbestos characterization and remediation oversight
  • Review of previous Phase I ESAs and subsequent identification of previously overlooked environmental issues.

  • Compliance Audit

  • Dewatering Program

  • Property Due Diligence

  • Phase I ESA

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