Olympus Technical Services, Inc. responded to a tetrachlorethylene spill that resulted from a fire at a dry cleaning facility. Olympus’ first task was to complete an inventory and provide containment of various cleaning chemicals that survived the fire. The inventory was compared to a pre-release inventory to assess the potential releases from the fire. Olympus…

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A transformer fire resulted in the uncontrolled release of approximately 1,100 gallons of oil containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The release impacted surrounding soils, gravel, and a containment system consisting of a catch basin, piping, and an oil/water separator. Olympus excavated and loaded into roll-off containers 400 tons of contaminated soil and 300 tons of contaminated…

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Olympus was contracted by a regional utility company to conduct environmental assessments at 474 active and inactive natural gas delivery metering stations for the presence of mercury. Site assessments were conducted through field screening of soil samples with a mercury vapor meter and immunoassay field kits and submittal of confirmation samples for laboratory analyses. The…

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Olympus completed site characterization, engineering design, repository stability monitoring, and construction management for Phase II of the Comet Mine and Millsite Reclamation Project. The Comet Mine was ranked #10 on the abandoned mine priority list for Montana. The site characterization included drilling and sampling to evaluate waste chemistry and volumes remaining after the completion of…

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