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Remediation, RSC

Remediation, RSC

Hamilton Area – Hydrocarbon Remediation, Record of Site Condition Filing

Sector: Developer: Residential Development. The client purchased a commercial property with the intent to remediate the site and then develop the property for high-density, residential use.

Time: 2 weeks (start to finish with NO disruption to site operations).
 

Total Cost: $63,000
 

Description: 245 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed and replaced with infiltration gallery, and compacted granular material.
 

Benefits: The client successfully recovered 100% of the held-back valuation of the property and successfully achieved Record of Site (RSC) designation for residential use.

HC Remediation

HC Remediation

Coburg Area – Hydrocarbon Remediation

Sector: Commercial Property Owner: Property Remediation for Financial Purposes (Re-Mortgaging)
 

Time: 4 weeks (start to finish with limited disruption to site operations)
 

Total Cost: $197,000
 

Description: 725 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed and replaced with infiltration gallery, and compacted granular material.
 

Benefits: Client was able to successfully recover 100% of the held-back valuation of the property.

HC Remediation - Markham area

HC Remediation

Markham Area – Hydrocarbon Remediation

Sector: Commercial Property Owner: Property Remediation for Sale Purposes
 

Time: 5 weeks (start to finish with limited disruption to site operations)
 

Total Cost: $257,000
 

Description: 829 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed and replaced with infiltration gallery, and compacted granular material.
 

Benefits: The client was able to successfully recover 100% of the held-back valuation of the property.

Ajax area

HC Remediation

Ajax Area – Hydrocarbon Remediation

Sector: Industrial Property Owner: Property Remediation for Financial Purposes (Re-Mortgaging)
 

Time: 2 weeks (start to finish with limited disruption to site operations)
 

Total Cost: $57,000
 

Description: 189 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed and replaced with infiltration gallery, and compacted granular material.
 

Benefits: Client was able to successfully recovered 100% of held-back valuation of property.

VOC Remediation - Brampton Area

VOC Remediation
Brampton Area – VOC Remediation

Sector: Developer: Residential Development. The client purchased a commercial property with the intent to remediate the site and then develop the property for high-density, residential use.

Time: 28 weeks (start to finish with limited disruption to site operations)
 

Total Cost: $647,000
 

Description: 189 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed and replaced with infiltration gallery, and compacted granular material. In addition to the removed soils, Fisher completed an extensive injection and water treatment program to ameliorate groundwater contamination.
 

Benefits: The client was able to successfully recover 100% of held-back valuation.

2. INTEGRATED ESA 1-2-3, RSC

ESA 1, 2 - Cambridge Area

ESA 1, 2, 3, RSC

Oshawa Area – Phase I & II ESA’s, Soil Remediation, Record of Site Condition Filing

Sector: Corporate: Residential Development and Rezoning from Industrial to Residential
 

Time: 12 months (start to finish)
 

Total Cost: $213,000
 

Description: 2,467 metric tonnes of impacted soil removed. A Record of Site Condition was submitted and acknowledged by the Ministry of the Environment.
 

Benefits: Client was able to successfully recover 100% of held-back valuation of property due to remediation actions and apply for re-zoning associated with proposed residential development on former industrial property.

ESA 1, 2, 3, RSC - Oshawa Area

ESA 1, 2

Cambridge Area – Phase I & II ESA’s

Sector: Private (Automotive): Property Acquisition Due Diligence
 

Time: 2 months (start to finish)
 

Total Cost: $59,000
 

Description: Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) were conducted for the site in support of a due diligence investigation associated with a potential property acquisition. The owner wanted to continue and expand the same automotive operations after purchase. Samples were taken both inside the existing building (see photo) and on the property at large. Impacted soil and groundwater associated with historical, current on-site, and off-site operations were identified on the site. Site contaminants were delineated. The estimated volumes of soil and groundwater requiring cleanup were presented to the client, along with several remediation options.

Benefits: A cost estimate to remediate the identified soil and groundwater impacts was provided to the client for the purpose of vendor negotiations.

ESA 1, 2, 3, RSC project site

ESA 1, 2, 3, RSC

Project Examples - PM – Kerry Tam

ESA Phase 1, 2, 3, RSC

Brampton Area - Phase I & II ESA’s, Soil Remediation, Record of Site Condition Filing

Sector: Private: (Equity Real Estate Investment Firm) Residential Development and Rezoning from Industrial to Residential. 

Time: 17 months (start to finish) 
 

Total Cost: $200,000 
 

Description: Phase 1 & 2 ESA’s indicated that a historical building constructed in the early 1910s and demolished in 2008 had former on-site activities consisting of: paper manufacturing and processing, cleanser manufacturing, tannery operations, solvent storage, and asphalt treatment activities. The property was also in the vicinity of a former asphalt treatment plant. Contamination was delineated. Phase 3 soil remediation was conducted via excavation and disposal. A Record of Site Condition was successfully filed for proposed land use redevelopment. 

 

Benefits: Due to soil-only remediation actions, the Record of Site Condition was acknowledged so that the client could proceed with the residential redevelopment plans within budget and desired timeline.

UST, ESA 1-3, RSC - project site

UST, ESA 1-3, RSC

Integrated Project Example – Phase 1, 2, 3 (complex), RSC (2 steps) and UST Removal

Newmarket Area – Phase I & II ESA’s, Water and Soil Remediation, Record of Site Condition Filing

Sector: Corporate, Multi-Story Residential Development and Rezoning from Industrial/Commercial to Residential/Commercial

Time: 12 months (start to finish)
 

Total Cost: $80,000
 

Description: The ESA Phases 1 & 2 discovered that the site had been contaminated during historical industrial use with waste and furnace oil UST operations. Contamination was delineated. The client moved ahead with Phase 3 soil and groundwater remedial work.

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  • 1,300 metric tonnes of soil contaminated with PHC and PAH metals were excavated and disposed of.

  • 30,000 Litres of PHC-contaminated groundwater was pumped out by vacuum truck and disposed of at a MOE-licensed treatment facility.

  • During the excavation, an abandoned Underground Storage Tank (UST) was found and removed.
     

Benefits: The soil and groundwater conditions at the property were brought in compliance with MOE Standards. A Record of Site Condition (RSC) was filed and acknowledged for proposed land use/zoning changes from industrial/commercial to residential/commercial. The client proceeded to construct a residential multi-story condominium.

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