Projects

Project Portfolio

Warms Springs Reservation

Client

The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs

Warm Springs, Oregon

Project Type

Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA)

Project Services

Consulting & Engineering

Project Description

A Phase II Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) was completed on over 36 residential, commercial, and light industrial structures and properties associated with the Warm Springs Administrative Reserve Area of the Simnasho Community and in the Campus Area of the Warm Springs Reservation. The Phase II ESA focused on inspections or surveys regarding the presence of lead based paint (LBP), asbestos, mold, radon gas, and petroleum releases from heating oil tanks (HOTs).


Waste Determination: U of O Moshofsky Center and New Baseball Stadium

Client

University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

Project Type

Hazardous Waste Investigations

Waste Determination

Project Services

Consulting & Engineering

Project Description

BB&A Environmental assisted the University of Oregon during construction of the 117,000 square-foot Moshofsky Center in 1998 and the recently completed PK Park (new baseball facility). Buried wastes, including drums, various containers, batteries, and building demolition materials were encountered during construction of the facilities.


Peace Health/Sacred Heart Medical Center RiverBend

Client

Peace Health/Sacred Heart Medical Center

Springfield, Oregon

Project Type

Spill Response Investigations

Project Services

Consulting & Engineering

Drilling & Probing

Field & Remediation

Project Description

The Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend complex is located on 181 acres along the McKenzie River in Springfield, Oregon, and opened in August 2008. Two (2) underground storage tanks (USTs), each having a nominal capacity of 40,000 gallons, were installed at the facility for storage of diesel fuel associated with an emergency electrical power supply system for the facility.


Rail America Diesel Fuel Spill; Cow Creek

Client

Rail America

Riddle, Oregon

Project Type

Spill Response Investigations

Project Services

Consulting & Engineering

Field & Remediation

Project Description

On October 26, 2004, an eastbound diesel locomotive derailed approximately 16 miles west of Riddle, Oregon. The accident occurred along a section of the Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad located on a steep embankment approximately 50 feet above Cow Creek. During the accident, a section of twisted rail punctured the fuel compartments on two (2) of the locomotives spilling an estimated 4,300 gallons of diesel fuel.


RI/FS: Former Automotive Repair Facility/Oregon Garden Property

Client

Former Automotive Repair Facility/Oregon Garden Property

Marion County, Oregon

Project Type

Hazardous Waste Investigations

Remidial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS)

Project Services

Consulting & Engineering

Drilling & Probing

Field & Remediation

Project Description

The subject property is currently a vacant parcel that was acquired by the City of Silverton as part of the Oregon Garden site. The subject site was formerly utilized for vehicle repair and fuel storage using underground storage tanks (USTs). Previous investigations included Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs). Project tasks included: UST decommissioning activities, petroleum contaminated soil (PCS) cleanup, and completion of a Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS) including a human health and ecological risk assessment.


Hammond Engineering

Client

Hammond Engineering

Callahan, California

Project Type

Groundwater Resource Investigations

Project Services

Consulting & Engineering

Project Description

This project involved research and site specific investigative activities concerning the potential availability and feasibility of developing a groundwater-based resource for a community water supply system to replace an existing spring-fed source requiring significant upgrades. Elements of the evaluation included an assessment of groundwater availability (quantity and quality), exploratory drilling and aquifer testing, and estimation of costs associated with installation, operation, and maintenance of on-site groundwater extraction wells.


Coburg Power/West Cascade Energy

Client

Coburg Power/West Cascade Energy

Lane County, Oregon

Project Type

Groundwater Resource Investigations

Project Services

Consulting & Engineering

Project Description

BB&A Environmental was retained to provide technical assistance with evaluation of various groundwater resources related to a Site Certificate Application for a 900 megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant.


SPCC: D.R. Johnson Lumber Co.

Client

D.R. Johnson Lumber Co.

Various Sites, Oregon

Project Type

Stormwater Pollution

Control Compliance

Project Services

Consulting & Engineering

Project Description

Stormwater Pollution Control Plans (SWPCPs) were written by BB&A Environmental for the D.R. Johnson Lumber Company for their three (3) mill locations in Riddle, Dillard, and Prairie City, Oregon. The Riddle site has a lumber mill, a laminating plant, and a cogeneration facility. The Dillard site has a lumber mill. The Prairie City site has two (2) lumber mills and a cogeneration facility. BB&A Environmental submitted documentation to exempt two (2) additional sites in John Day and Baker City, Oregon, based on the absence of point source discharges. The John Day site has a lumber mill. The Baker City site is a reloading facility for railroad shipping.


SPCC: Farwest Steel

Client

Farwest Steel

Lane County, Oregon

Project Type

Stormwater Pollution

Control Compliance

Project Services

Consulting & Engineering

Project Description

BB&A Environmental provided stormwater consulting services for multiple Farwest Steel facilities in Oregon. BB&A Environmental prepared Stormwater Pollution Control Plans (SWPCP) which included a description of the industrial activities at the subject properties and preparation of a site drainage maps showing drainage patterns, stormwater outfalls, paved areas and buildings, storage or disposal of “significant materials,” and hazardous waste storage and disposal facilities.


Oregon State Highway 99 Jet Fuel Spill

Client

Oregon DOT

Harrisburg, Oregon

Project Type

Spill Response Investigations

Project Services

Consulting & Engineering

Drilling & Probing

Field & Remediation

Project Description

On August 16, 2004, a truck and tanker trailer rounding a curve on Highway 99E ran onto the graveled shoulder and edge of an open stormwater drainage ditch. The tanker trailer struck a utility pole adjacent to the stormwater ditch, rolled onto its side, and came to rest on the west side of the highway near the entrance to a recreational motor vehicle assembly plant and retail automotive service station.