Regulatory Compliance and Permitting Assistance

California Construction Stormwater Compliance

FARALLON PROVIDES STORMWATER COMPLIANCE SUPPORT FOR CONSTRUCTION SITES IN CALIFORNIA

A Farallon Qualified Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan Developer (QSD) provided timely stormwater technical support for a construction project in remote areas of California.

Stormwater Treatment for Hotel Development

FARALLON ASSISTS OREGON DEVELOPER WITH COMPLEX STORMWATER COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

A development company needed Farallon’s help to meet the stormwater treatment requirements of multiple regulatory agencies.

Texas ESA and Compliance Assessment

FARALLON CONDUCTS QUICK-DEADLINE LIMITED ENVIRONMENTAL SITE ASSESSMENT AND LIMITED ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE ASSESSMENT FOR TEXAS INVESTOR

When a prospective investor needed to understand potential historical environmental liabilities and whether a facility’s equipment and operations met environmental standards, Farallon provided a timely response.

Oregon Lumber Mill Meets Compliance Reporting Requirements

FARALLON HELPS OREGON LUMBER MILL MEET COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

A client faced with unexpected environmental compliance issues turned to Farallon for help with sampling and required reporting.

City of Issaquah

Farallon worked with City of Issaquah Public Works Engineering to implement the Critical Aquifer Recharge Area (CARA) standards and guidelines developed to protect the groundwater wells providing Issaquah’s water supply from hazardous material contamination in a cooperative manner with area small businesses. Collaborating with City of Issaquah staff, Farallon conducted site visits at over 250 businesses overlying the wellhead protection area to assess the types and quantities of hazardous materials present.

Cargo Container Shipping Company

Farallon conducted an environmental evaluation of a Seattle cargo container shipping company located on 70 acres of property along the lower Duwamish Waterway that was leased from the Port of Seattle. Shipping company operations included cargo packaging, container loading, shipping, and maintenance activities. The environmental evaluation investigated environmental conditions, compliance with applicable environmental regulations, and use of BMPs.

Major Medical Center

Farallon recently completed a series of Phase I ESAs and environmental compliance audits for a portfolio of 32 facilities owned and/or operated by a local medical center, one of the largest health care networks in the Puget Sound region. The assessments and audits were conducted at properties throughout the greater Seattle area and included medical clinics, commercial offices, apartment buildings, storage warehouses, daycare centers, parking structures, a hospital, and a hotel. Client deadlines dictated that all work be completed on an expedited schedule.

Marine Terminal

Farallon was engaged to review and evaluate environmental data regarding Port of Anacortes tenants to estimate future costs for environmental investigation and cleanup actions. A site reconnaissance was conducted at individual leaseholds, and a detailed evaluation of leasehold documentation was completed for each Port tenant. Farallon compared tenant data against current regulatory cleanup requirements to identify data gaps for each tenant leasehold, and developed cost estimates for addressing the data gaps and cleaning up soil, groundwater, and/or sediments.

AIG Environmental Risk Assessment Audits

Farallon has conducted environmental risk assessment audits for AIG Insurance to identify environmental risks and liabilities associated with the operations of a variety of small- to medium-sized businesses for development of environmental insurance coverage costs. The businesses have included regulated and non-regulated operations such as industrial manufacturing and storage, bulk marine fuel storage, chemical blending, container shipping, seafood processing, asphalt plants, and lumberyards located in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska.

Port of Bellingham

Farallon provided oversight for the Port’s ECAP, managing the project budget, schedule, and correspondence; conducting and documenting the results of site visits; producing site images; researching tenant compliance with applicable regulations; and providing tenant educational materials.  In addition to providing project management and regulatory expertise for the ECAP, Farallon reviewed individual program components, including SOPs, the functionality of the electronic database, and areas where Phase II Stormwater Permit requirements could be integrated with the ECAP.

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