Monthly Archives: July 2015

Garden Shed Fuel Spill & Remediation: Kitchener, ON

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Residential Fuel Oil Remediation: Simcoe, ON

After over 3 years of remediation activities and stalled progress by a remediation contractor, Dumfries Mutual Insurance wanted a second opinion on a fuel oil leak at a residential property near Simcoe, Ontario. They contacted XCG for a second opinion and asked for a review of the process, the on-going remedial costs and success to date of the remediation activities for the project.
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    Best Practices for Environmental Management Systems – OBA Professional Development

Best Practices for Environmental Management Systems – OBA Professional Development

November 5, 2015
XCG staff Pam Cameron and Grant Walsom will be speakers at the Environmental Passport Series - Best Practices for Minimizing Businesses' Risks and Uncertainties - Part 1. This is the first installment of a three part series.
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IAH – CNC 2015 Waterloo

Oct 27-30, 2015
XCG is proud to be a bronze sponsor of the Canadian National Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists 2015 Canadian Conference - IAH-CNC 2015 Waterloo.
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    Feasibility Study – Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas for Greenhouse Operation

Feasibility Study – Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas for Greenhouse Operation

The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George was interested in determining an economically and technically feasible beneficial use for landfill gas project, with the specific goal of supporting a greenhouse operation on-site.
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Red Deer Leachate System

The City of Red Deer retained XCG to design a sustainable leachate management system for the landfill. XCG understood that key considerations for selecting the most appropriate leachate management system for the site included economic, environmental, and social impacts.
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    Remediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Impacts in Soil and Bedrock

Remediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Impacts in Soil and Bedrock

The owner retained XCG to provide site assessment and remediation services to facilitate the sale of the subject property. The subject property was an active truck maintenance and long-term parking facility, which also operated an on-site fuelling station.
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    Former Industrial Property, Waterloo – Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan

Former Industrial Property, Waterloo – Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan

XCG was retained to conduct a Risk Assessment (RA) and develop a Risk Management Plan (RMP) for a former industrial/commercial property in Waterloo, Ontario. The overall objective was to obtain a Record of Site Condition (RSC) prior to the redevelopment of the property as multi-unit residential complex.
By |July 8th, 2015|All Projects, Industrial, Land services, Projects, Remediation and Risk Assessment Projects, Site Assessment|Comments Off on Former Industrial Property, Waterloo – Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan|
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    ITT Canon Work Plan Identifying Data Gaps to Support Record of Site Condition

ITT Canon Work Plan Identifying Data Gaps to Support Record of Site Condition

XCG took over the remediation of a former manufacturing facility in Whitby, Ontario. As part of the remedial activities, reports detailing previous environmental investigations were reviewed. The reports reviewed included the findings of a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA), Phase II ESA, Soils Remedial Action Report, Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study Report, Site Specific Risk Assessment (SSRA) and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) review comments, and the resubmission of the SSRA. The original and resubmission of the SSRA were completed based on the MOECC document “Guidance on Site Specific Risk Assessment for Use at Contaminated Sites in Ontario,” dated May 1996.
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Oshawa Harbour Remedial Strategies Evaluation

XCG was retained to assist the City of Oshawa (City) in reviewing environmental clean-up strategies presented by the Crown, as represented by Transport Canada, at the former Oshawa Harbour prior to the acquisition of approximately 19.4 hectares (48 acres) of land.
By |July 7th, 2015|All Projects, Government and Public Service, Land services, Projects, Remediation and Risk Assessment Projects|Comments Off on Oshawa Harbour Remedial Strategies Evaluation|