Environmental Consulting

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Leading Technical Advisors

We are the top technical advisors on emerging contaminant issues.

Reduce Timeline and Cost

We build practical solutions to align your cost, schedule and project expectations.

Limit Legal Liability

We identify liability concerns and provide legal documentation.

Bay West is Paving the Way on Emerging Contaminants

All eyes are currently on the states of Michigan and Minnesota, where Federal and State regulators are blazing the trail for other regulators with their efforts to remediate challenging emerging contaminant sites. Bay West is their selected partner as they navigate an uncertain path and continue to install practical solutions and the path forward.

Trusted by regulators to build practical solutions and create the path forward.

Acheive public buy-in when needed

Secure outside financial assistance

Legal Documentation and Reduced Liability

Practical Solutions for Your Property

Environmental Consulting Services

Property Transactions

  • Liability Assurance Letters
  • Due Diligence: Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Regulatory Agency Liaison
  • Vapor Intrusion

New Site Development

  • Response Action Planning (RAP) and Implementation
  • Construction Contingency Plans (CCP) Assessments
  • Asbestos Inspections and Abatement/Mitigation Oversight
  • Hazardous Materials Surveys and Management Planning
  • Feasibility Study Preparation
  • Brownfield Funding Evaluation and Application

Existing Site Investigation and Cleanup

  • Risk Assessment
  • Petroleum Release Investigation and Cleanup
  • Petrofund Reimbursement
  • Land Use Restriction Determinations
  • Aboveground Storage Tanks (ASTs)
  • Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)
  • Remediation Construction Services & Oversight
  • Remediation System Operations Verification
  • Remediation Systems Operations & Maintenance
  • Tenant Inspections
  • Stormwater Permitting

Environmental Consulting Projects

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

Bay West supported cleanup following the Hurricanes Katrina/Rita disasters in Texas/Louisiana by providing more than a dozen task force leaders/supervisors to serve as EPA representatives on cleanup crews during removal of hazardous waste/debris.

Solvent Plume, St. Louis Park, MN

Bay West was a subcontractor to Weston Solutions as an EPA Region 5 START contractor assisting with EPA activities in Minnesota.

Duluth Brownfield Inventory Assessment

The City of Duluth retained Bay West to complete Limited Area-Wide Brownfield Inventories (AWBIs) in three select areas of the St. Louis River Corridor. These consisted of the following (collectively, the Study Areas): Gary-New Duluth, the Western Port Area Neighborhood (WPAN), and Lincoln Park/Rice’s Point.

Engineering and Environmental Teaming

We frequently team with engineering firms, both locally and on a national scale, that provide services we do not self-perform and/or that provide additional resources to develop cost-competitive, value-based solutions for our customers

Urban Infill – Jay Street Gas Holder

The property known as the Jay Street Gas Holder is currently owned by the City of Duluth, which plans to redevelop the property for residential uses.

Military Munitions Response Program

Bay West provided on-call UXO Construction Support services to Army construction projects at Fort Lewis as part of the Army’s program to deconstruct, construct, and upgrade its facilities at Fort Lewis.

Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP), Arden Hills, MN

Bay West and our key staff have played an integral role at TCAAP over that past 20 years as the investigation and remediation contractor on several of the most high-profile waste disposal sites on the property, the redevelopment consultant for a development firm, and the third-party consultant for Ramsey County, providing technical expertise and oversight of cleanup activities.

Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, NC

In support of the US Air Force’s Performance-Based Remediation initiative, Bay West developed and executed closure/exit strategies for 16 Environmental Restoration Program (ERP) sites under this fixed-price, performance-based contract.

Eglin AFB, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Bay West performs munitions investigation and removal actions at Eglin AFB, which has historically conducted munitions development, testing and training.

Pacific Air Force Sites (PACAF), AK

Bay West performed Supplemental CSE Phase I and Phase II Investigations at eight PACAF facilities in Alaska (total of 1,813 acres within 47 Munitions Response Areas [MRAs]).

Related Services

Environmental Compliance

With broad experience in numerous industrial settings and facilities, we can help you to navigate the regulations and effectively apply them to your operations.

Waste Management

When you hire Bay West for your waste management, you hire a qualified partner dedicated to taking the best path for your waste stream from your facility to end disposal.

Ramsey County HHW Program

Use Ramsey County's free household hazardous waste collection sites for safe disposal. Visit the Ramsey County HHW page for more information.

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Erik Nimlos

Erik Nimlos

Property Transactions

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