W&M Closes Four Voluntary Cleanup Program Sites

2017 kicked off on a good note as four of W&M’s clients received closure letters from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for real property that had been entered into the Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP). The most challenging closure was for a former light industrial facility in West Texas that had a release of chlorinated volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the shallow portions of the Ogallala Aquifer. The Ogallala is a highly valued source of water for agricultural, industrial and domestic use in West Texas and beyond.  The affected portion of the aquifer extended to a depth of nearly 100 feet.  Many years of monitoring by previous consultants had shown that the VOCs were not being degraded at a very rapid pace, so W&M recommended that the client seek a Municipal Setting Designation (MSD) to restrict the use of groundwater from the affected area.  W&M worked closely with the
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Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank Reporting

W&M has provided due diligence services, Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank (LPST) site assessments, Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) site assessments and reporting, tank removal, remediation design/oversight, and obtained regulatory closure at mulitiple facilities for our client throughout Texas (as well as OK, KS, AR, and Jamaica). W&M’s work with our client was instrumental in obtaining regulatory closure of Service Operations Centers in the following locations: Fort Worth, Arlington, Dallas, Austin, Midland, Houston, Corpus Christi, Richardson, Longview, McKinney, San Antonio, Tomball, Huntsville, Midlothian, and Pittsburg.