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Environmental Consulting and the MCP

On October 1, 1993, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) privatized the cleanup of contaminated sites in Massachusetts in order to provide new opportunities and incentives for private parties to respond to contamination and to allow the State to focus its limited resources on the tasks that require government attention. New rules were implemented… Continue Reading →

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Regulatory Support

CSE has been successful in guiding our clients through the explicit criteria involved during the MCP process from notification, through response and risk reduction measures, to tier classifying/permitting, site characterization, risk assessment, and finally closure. CSE achieves regulatory compliance for its clients by taking the lead role in developing remedial goals and implementing closure strategies… Continue Reading →

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Response Action Management

CSE is highly reputable when it comes to proper judgment and implementation of the MCP Regulatory Process and Standards during the direction and management of Response Actions for spill response and remediation of contamination. CSE directs and conducts a series of response actions including: Preliminary Response Actions and Risk Reduction Measures Immediate Reposes Actions Requirements,… Continue Reading →

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Risk Assessment

An environmental risk assessment is a tool that supplies information about risks to human or ecological receptors due to exposure to identified hazards that relies on environmental media data, site use, fate and transport, and toxicological information. The goal of a risk assessment is to establish whether a condition of “No Significant Risk” (NSR) exists… Continue Reading →

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Soil Characterization and Reclamation

CSE promotes and applies green approaches during the assessment and remediation of oil and hazardous material disposal sites. This includes considering all environmental effects of remedy implementation and incorporating options to eliminate or reduce the environmental footprint of cleanup activities to the maximum extent possible. CSE has been at the forefront of soil reclamation projects… Continue Reading →

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Homeowner Spill Assistance

If you had a spill of oil at your home or business, or are aware of contamination related to your oil storage tank or delivery line, your first point of contact should be the local fire department. Certain matters are under their direct jurisdiction (e.g., tank removal, public safety issues), and they will in many… Continue Reading →

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Brownfields Evaluations

CSE can help provide our clients with a realistic evaluation and assessment of the liability and costs associated with the redevelopment of environmentally-impaired properties. The successful redevelopment of these properties requires foresight and experience, as well as environmental expertise and business insight. Our staff of environmental professionals have completed numerous environmental due diligence reviews, environmental… Continue Reading →

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Litigation Support

CSE provides litigation, expert testimony, insurance claim management, 3rd party review, and mediation support services throughout the Greater Boston and North Shore area. CSE provides trial preparation and mediation preparation assistance, expert witness services, assistance for deposition preparation, depositions, mediation testimony, and courtroom testimony. CSE’s staff including our Licensed Site Professional and Project Managers use… Continue Reading →

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Environmental Permitting

CSE has over 25 years of experience in the planning, scheduling, application preparation, and client support for federal, state and local environmental permits, licenses, certificates and other approvals and the supporting studies, surveys, and data collection efforts. Our creative approach to project evaluation combined with regulatory expertise ensures that the permitting process is completed successfully,… Continue Reading →

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