BGES announces staff development achievements
Brian Braunstein has completed the requirements
to become a Certified Lead Risk Assessor. He will
provide Risk Assessments in addition to his lead and
asbestos inspection responsibilities.
BGES receives four new term contracts with major state &
BGES, Inc. has so far secured term contracts this year
with Cook Inlet Housing Authority, the Alaska Department
of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) , University of
Alaska (Anchorage & Fairbanks), and Anchorage Water &
Wastewater Utility (AWWU). They are term contracts of
varying lengths for the provision of environmental
services to each entity. This year, BGES, Inc. was also
named the #10 "Largest Environmental Services Company"
in the Alaska Journal of Commerce's 2007 Book Of Lists.
BGES’ client receives ‘No Further Action’ Status from
ADEC within 4 hours of assessment report submittal
As part of a property transfer assessment, BGES
conducted sampling beneath an underground storage tank
that was located beneath an elevator shaft at a
commercial property in Anchorage. Contaminant
concentrations were detected above ADEC cleanup
standards in one sample, and the release was reported to
the ADEC. BGES’ report described the limited nature of
the contamination, the ADEC concurred, and provided a
‘No Further Action’ Status for the site.
BGES performs what is likely the first ever Mushroom
Remediation Pilot Test in Alaska
As part of our assessment of a seafood processing
facility in Egegik, BGES conducted a pilot test to
determine the efficacy of planting mushroom spores in
conjunction with land-farming soils contaminated
with diesel and Bunker C fuel as a remediation
BGES performed its 170th Phase I Environmental Site
Assessment (ESAs) during the first week of 2007
BGES has completed Phase I Environmental Site
Assessments throughout Alaska, with more than 80
completed in the last two years. Our quickest turnaround
to date has been the provision of a verbal
report within 72 hours of notice to proceed.