Category: Case Studies
Microwave Satellite Communication Station
Executive Summary AEL completed a Phase Two Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and a full-depth, remedial excavation program at a remote, decommissioned microwave tower facility in Northern Ontario. The goal of the project was the restoration and return of the land leased to the client by the local First Nation community.  Prior investigation had identified soil...
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VOR Station
Executive Summary The goal of this project was to supplement data from a past investigation revealing soil contamination on an industrial site. Prior to our involvement, previous consultants had conducted initial remediation programs and discovered copper-impacted soil in excess of guidelines. We were later brought on board to further delineate contamination at the site and...
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Innovations in Environmental Site Remediation Over the Past 25 Years
Over the past 25 years, there have been a considerable number of environmental innovations  in environmental site remediation. These progressive changes are reflected in the adaptations of applicable regulatory standards and industry best practices. What was once deemed acceptable procedure at the turn of the century is not necessarily in the best interests of the...
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Bioremediation Case Study
Project Location: Ontario, Canada Former Trucking Distribution and Service Centre AEL was retained to conduct a Phase 1 and 2 Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) at a former transport truck repair and maintenance property (“the Site”), situated in a residential area. Historically, the Site had been used as a truck marshalling yard, for refuelling, and as...
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Multiple Sites, Hydro Company, Ontario
Executive Summary The goal of this project was to conduct environmental screening assessments at multiple transformer-housing electrical distribution sites for environmental due diligence. In particular, the client wished to compare site soils to Ontario Regulation 153/04 site standards to evaluate potential site value. Knowing this information would help the client to form a decision regarding...
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