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Industrial Facility Closures

ONE has experience in providing large-scale industrial facility closure services to our clients. Members of the ONE team are trained to address complex environmental issues that apply to the closure of an industrial facility and are engaged at both the plant and corporate level throughout the closure process. As an example of our work, ONE is currently overseeing the closure of a mega-brewery spanning over 1,500 acres with operations that include a main beverage manufacturing plant, a wastewater treatment plant, a tertiary lagoon basin system, a 50,000 PPH wood-fired boiler system and a Class C dam. Closure services of this project included the following:

Consulting Services:

  • Permit renewal, modification, and rescissions
    • NPDES Stormwater and Wastewater Permits
    • General regulatory correspondence and hosting of progress/final inspection
  • GANTT chart development
    • In conjunction with the directed closure date the development and implementation of a stepped approach to facility closure and real-time tabulation of percent complete per line item and subtask.
  • Progress Monitoring
    • Inspect the level of closure completion
    • Survey the condition of the material and workmanship
    • Interview General Contractors or key personnel regarding progress and potential hindrances with project completion
    • Inspect for the presence of stored materials
    • Plant, corporate and regulatory communication
  • Lagoon Closure Plan
  • Dam Closure Plan
  • Biological Recovery Plan
  • Request for proposals
  • Lake drainage
  • Containment clean-out inspections
  • Hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal oversight
  • Compliance reporting

Field Services:

  • Site Investigation and Characterization
  • Structure Demolition
  • Groundwater and Production Well Abandonment
  • Daily/Weekly Inspections and Contractor Oversight
  • Equipment Decontamination
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Decommissioning
  • Lagoon Closure – dredging/sludge removal
  • Dam Breach
  • Waste Characterization and Disposal