Hazardous Materials Management

L.R. Kimball has built a solid portfolio working on projects big and small that help our clients identify, manage and resolve issues related to hazardous materials.

Expert Services

Our experienced team includes hazard waste management engineers, geologists, geophysicists, scientists and chemists. Working together, we provide a range of expert services to local government, commercial developers, industrial organizations, colleges and universities, K – 12 schools and other clients. Services include:

Investigations and Designs

  • Petroleum- contaminated soils 
  • Groundwater and air 
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) 
  • Pesticides 
  • Chromium wastes 
  • Asbestos 
  • Radon 
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act-regulated (RCRA) heavy metals 
  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) 
  • Volatiles and semi-volatiles 
  • Priority pollutants 
  • Dense Nonaqueous Phase Liquids (DNAPLs) 
  • Landfill leachate and gases

Hazardous Materials Assessment and Air Quality

Our experience also includes comprehensive hazardous materials surveys, assessments and abate design for more than 200 million square feet of building space.

Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) and Permitting

We take a three-pronged, integrated approach to ESAs that deliver targeted results to our clients.

  • Identify readily detectable and significant environmental risks 
  • Identify potential or actual contaminants 
  • Remediation and clean-up that meets specific project and site needs

Cost-Saving Investment

Our hazardous waste management services generate significant benefits to our clients, the communities they serve and the surrounding environment.

  • Reduces client risk and liabilities 
  • Generates cost savings by keeping the project schedule moving forward 
  • Ensures adherence to regulatory demands 
  • Reduces pollution impact 
  • Contributes to better air quality and a more sustainable environment

In addition, with our own certified analytical laboratory, we can provide specialized testing and quick turn-around times to meet our clients’ needs.

Building Owners and School Administrators Alert
The EPA recently issued an alert that building owners and school administrators should take seriously. High levels of PCBs are correlated to long-term health effects such as cancer and damage to the immune, reproductive, nervous and endocrine systems. Caulking on buildings constructed between 1950 and 1978 can have a PCB concentration of as much as 30 percent.