• State Landfill Assessment and Mitigation

    State Landfill Assessment and Mitigation

    ESP is contracted with a State Department of Environmental Quality, Pre-Regulatory Landfill Unit to assess and mitigate pre-1983 landfills and dump sites to assist the state in achieving their goals of improving select areas of past, abandoned waste.

  • UST Locating and Closure

    UST Locating and Closure

    ESP assists our clients in addressing concerns related to both regulated and non-regulated underground storage tanks (USTs). Our environmental scientists provide guidance in the removal of USTs, assess whether a release has occurred, and complete required regulatory release notification.

  • Mold and Indoor Air Quality Assessments

    Mold and Indoor Air Quality Assessments

    During an air quality assessment of private or public buildings, ESP generally collects mold spore trap and VOC air samples for laboratory testing while quantitative screening measurements including relative humidity, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, dew point, moisture, and temperature are documented.

  • Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint (LBP)

    Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint (LBP)

    Our licensed environmental scientists perform asbestos surveys and lead-based paint (LBP) inspections on structures prior to demolition or renovation. Our detailed reports assist in abatement of identified asbestos and/or LBP prior to obtaining a required permit.

  • Brownfields Assessments

    Brownfields Assessments

    For redevelopment of a Brownfields site, ESP works with the prospective developer to adequately characterize site conditions including contaminants and potential receptors while navigating through the Brownfields application and final agreement process with the regulatory agency.

  • NEPA and Noise Studies

    NEPA and Noise Studies

    ESP performs NEPA environmental assessments to assist our clients in obtaining Federal permits and grants along with comprehensive noise studies to comply with NEPA, the Federal Highway Administration, and local requirements.

  • Site Sampling and Characterization

    Site Sampling and Characterization

    Site characterization activities include evaluation of existing conditions, field and laboratory testing of multi-media samples including soil, sediment, surface water, groundwater, and/or soil gas, and documentation of the source and extent of contaminants. Site characterization assists with developing appropriate remedial options for our clients.

  • RCRA and CERCLA Assessment and Closure

    RCRA and CERCLA Assessment and Closure

    Our environmental scientists provide remedial investigations, risk assessments, and remedial action designs along with remedial action and long-term monitoring for hazardous waste sites in accordance with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).

  • Phase I Site Assessments

    Phase I Site Assessments

    ESP has performed thousands of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) on properties to assist clients with due diligence needs for real estate transactions, financing and re-financing, foreclosures, and other programs. We specialize in fast thorough completion, quality assessments while meeting ASTM requirements and standards.

ESP provides environmental consulting services to private, commercial, industrial and governmental agency clients. Our staff includes professional geologists, geophysicists and engineers along with other staff and technicians trained and experienced in the regulatory-driven environment of compliance management.

ESP provides clients with customized, cost-effective and manageable solutions to environmental concerns with a path to incident closure as the ultimate goal. ESP is an approved Registered Environmental Consultant (REC) with NCDEQ and holds a GSA schedule for environmental services with the General Services Administration.


Environmental Services:

  • REC program assessments
  • GSA Schedule
  • Phase I environmental site assessments
  • Site sampling and characterization
  • RCRA and CERCLA assessment and closure
  • Landfill delineation, characterization, mitigation and associated monitoring
  • Orphan UST locating and closures
  • Geophysical studies
  • Remedial action feasibility studies
  • Risk-based corrective action
  • Remedial system design, permitting and implementation
  • NEPA and noise studies
  • Brownfields assessments
  • Asbestos, lead-based paint, mold, and indoor air studies
  • Erosion and sediment control plans
  • SWPPP services