Decommissioning Oil Platforms—An Ecosystems Services Approach

Decommissioning Oil Platforms—An Ecosystems Services Approach Decommissioning Oil Platforms—An Ecosystems Services Approach OUR CHALLENGE Decommissioning aging oil platforms at sea requires complex engineering to safely remove structure and equipment. While advanced treatment technologies now mitigate discharges from current...

Ecosystem Impacts for Matilija Dam: California

Ecosystem Impacts for Matilija Dam: California Ecosystem Impacts for Matilija Dam: California OUR CHALLENGE Originally built in 1947 to store water for agriculture, the Matilija Dam in California has been obsolete for more than 20 years—trapping more than 6 million cubic yards of sediment and blocking access to...

Risk Assessment/Vectors Management Plan for West Nile Virus: New York

Risk Assessment/Vectors Management Plan for West Nile Virus: New York Risk Assessment/Vectors Management Plan for West Nile Virus: New York OUR CHALLENGE Over a span of 7 years, West Nile Virus and other mosquito-borne diseases resulted in 4 deaths and 25 severe neurological illnesses in Suffolk County, New York.  The emerging risk to...

AI and Computer Vision for Environmental Monitoring: Washington

AI and Computer Vision for Environmental Monitoring: Washington AI and Computer Vision for Environmental Monitoring: Washington OUR CHALLENGE Invasive plants are a threat to the productivity of native forage lands and are indicators of decreasing soil health or disturbance.  In the dry rangelands of the Western U.S., invasive...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Alaska

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Alaska Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Alaska OUR CHALLENGE The Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred as a result of the grounding of the Exxon Valdez on Bligh Reef, Alaska on March 24, 1989. Approximately 11 million gallons of the tanker’s cargo of Alaskan North Slope crude oil was...

Risk Assessment and Remediation: Texas

Risk Assessment and Remediation: Texas Risk Assessment and Remediation: Texas OUR CHALLENGE At the Greens Bayou site near the busy Houston ship channel, our client faced legal and regulatory action to address past releases of hazardous substances—including DDT and PCBs—from historical operations.  Concerns...