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Pre-Renovation Asbestos Survey

Steer Environmental completed a pre-renovation asbestos survey for a private homeowner client in Trail, BC. The survey identified potential asbestos containing building materials (ACBM) in bathroom and attic areas of the residence. In accordance with Section 6.1 of the WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (OHSR), and Safe Work Practices for Handling Asbestos, ACBM samples were […]

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Vermiculite Insulation Characterization

Steer Environmental completed a limited survey for vermiculite insulation characterization for asbestos content in an attic on behalf of potential purchasers of a private residence in Nelson, BC. In accordance with Section 6.1 of the WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (OHSR), and Safe Work Practices for Handling Asbestos, insulation samples were collected and sent to an […]

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Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment

Steer Environmental conducted a human health and ecological risk assessment of metals (antimony, lead, tin) and PAHs in soil, and VPH and benzene in soil vapour at a former commercial property located in Vancouver, BC. The objective of the assessment was to determine if contaminants in site media pose unacceptable risks to human health or […]

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Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment

Steer Environmental conducted a human health and ecological risk assessment of barium in soil; sodium, chloride, and nitrate in groundwater; and VOCs (benzene, nitrobenzene, trichloroethene, dichlorodifluoromethane, acrylonitrile, chloroform, naphthalene) in soil vapour on a vacant property slated for redevelopment as a mixed residential-commercial-institutional facility. The objective of the assessment was to determine if contaminants in […]

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Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment

Steer Environmental conducted a human health and ecological risk assessment of metals (cadmium, chromium, molybdenum), petroleum hydrocarbons (LEPH, HEPH), and tetrachloroethene in soil, and contaminants in soil vapour at an operational sawmill in Thrums, BC. The objective of the assessment was to determine if the contamination presented an unacceptable risk to human health or the […]

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MoE Certified Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment

Steer Environmental conducted a human health and ecological risk assessment of chromium and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soil, and methyl tert-butyl ether in groundwater at the site of a former auto parts recycling operation. The objective of the assessment was to determine if soil and groundwater contamination presented an unacceptable risk to human health or […]

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Human Health Risk Assessment

Steer Environmental conducted detailed quantitative human health risk assessments at four (4) sites within First Nation reserve lands northwest of Harrison Lake, BC. The primary objectives of the assessments were to determine if hydrocarbon, volatile organic compound, and metals contamination in soils, groundwater and/or soil vapour at these sites pose unacceptable human health risks, ultimately to […]

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Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment

Steer Environmental conducted a human health and ecological risk assessment of residual hydrocarbon contaminants (ethylbenzene, light extractable petroleum hydrocarbons (EPHw10-19)) in groundwater beneath the site. The objective of the assessment was to determine if the groundwater contamination presented an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment under the existing commercial site use and the […]

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Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment

Steer Environmental conducted a human health and ecological risk assessment of residual hydrocarbon contamination in shallow soil on a property located in an agricultural area of Surrey, BC. The objective of the HHERA was to determine if the soil contamination presented an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment to facilitate the sale and […]

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Screening Level Risk Assessment

Steer Environmental conducted a Screening Level Risk Assessment of trichloroethene, tetrachloroethene, dissolved arsenic, and dissolved uranium in groundwater beneath a commercial property located in Revelstoke, BC. The SLRA was prepared in accordance with BC Ministry of Environment Protocol 13 with the objective of facilitating financing for the property. The assessment identified no operable exposure pathways […]

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