Site Assessment

Risk Assessment for Residential/Commercial Mixed Use Centre Suites on 3rd Ave.

When redevelopment plans for a former three-storey printing plant building identified the need for a Record of Site Condition (RSC), XCG was called upon to complete the required assessment activities leading up to the RSC. The property was originally developed in 1922 as a major printing factory. When the printing operation moved to a new facility circa 1972, an office conversion occurred in the mid-1970s.

Oshawa Harbour Risk Assessment (2017), City of Oshawa

In the period between 2014 and 2017, XCG was retained by the City of Oshawa to obtain a Record of Site Condition (RSC) for the former Marina Lands and West Wharf Lands located at the southeast corner of Harbour Road and Simcoe Street South (subject site). This former industrial/commercial site is intended to be converted to parkland and therefore triggers the requirement for a RSC.

Phase I and II ESAs, and Indoor Air Quality Sampling at a Multi-Tenant Medical Building

XCG was retained to complete a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) to secure financing for a multi-tenant medical building in the Edmonton, Alberta (subject property or site).

Due Diligence to Obtain Record of Site Condition

In July 2016, XCG was retained by The Tricar Group to conduct due diligence activities to support the purchase of the commercial properties identified as 32, 36, and 40 York Street in London, Ontario (subject site) and future submission of a Record of Site Condition (RSC).

Site-Specific Environmental Management Plan and Environmental Monitoring

XCG was retained by Matrix NAC to provide a Site Specific Environmental Management Plan (Environment, Traffic, Ecological, Archaeological) for the Napanee Generating Station (NGS).

Successful Environmental Due Diligence Assistance to meet Client’s Environmental Condition Waiver Deadline

Recently, XCG successfully assisted a purchaser make an informed business decision about moving forward with a purchase/sale agreement. The environmental work included a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and follow-up Phase II ESA to assist in understanding the environmental site conditions and risks.

River & Shoreline Assessment

XCG was contracted by a towing service company to continue River & Shoreline Assessment work started by the City of Kitchener following a used motor oil spill that resulted in impacts to the Grand River.

A Successful Record of Site Condition (RSC)

XCG received notification of Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) acknowledgment another successful filing of a Record of Site Condition in January, 2016. This MOECC acknowledgement was the final step of a project that began in early 2012.

Indoor Air Sampling – Downgradient of Former Dry Cleaner

XCG was retained by the legal counsel for the property owner to complete indoor air sampling in residential basements in two private homes. This work, which was completed in conjunction with groundwater and soil vapour sampling, was ordered by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC).

Assessment of Environmental Conditions on a Commercial (Hotel) Property in Woodstock, Ontario

In December of 2015, XCG was retained by a seller to provide environmental consulting services during a sale of a hotel located in Woodstock, Ontario. Site investigations completed by the purchaser’s consultant identified a localised presence of chloride, trichloroethylene (TCE) as well as benzene, toluene, and ethylbenzene (BTE) in groundwater at concentrations that were above the generic MOECC Table 2 criteria published in a document entitled “Soil, Ground Water and Sediment Standards for Use Under Part XV.1 of the Environmental Protection Act,” dated April 15, 2011 (MOECC Standards).