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We assisted a client to obtain a Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) Voluntary Response Action Program (VRAP) No Further Action Assurance Letter in four days based on sampling and analysis surrounding a potential environmental issue identified by another consultant.  Call us for your expedited environmental needs.  We make your problems ours and make it our priority.

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We are excited to announce a new addition to our firm!!!

Nicole Cressey has joined our team as our Chief Operating Officer.  She has been in the insurance and risk management business since 1998 and brings a wealth of client relations experience and a pragmatic approach to investigation skills. She will be working part time with John to increase our reach and give our clients another voice to assist their needs.

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Well and Manhole Abandonment – Former Great Northern Paper Facility

Beacon was contracted by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) to properly abandon manholes, monitoring wells, and standpipes associated with two former lagoons which were used by Great Northern Paper in Millinocket.  Utilizing flowable fill with concrete, Beacon and its subcontractor removed and filled the 14 monitoring wells, 9 standpipes, and 4 manholes.  All this was accomplished in less than three days and on budget.

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Beacon assisted the Maine Army National Guard with petroleum-impacted soil removal

Beacon was awarded a contract with the Maine Army National Guard (MEARNG) to oversee the removal of soil that had been impacted by an oil spill within their boiler room.  As the soil was beneath a boiler, Beacon subcontracted to have the boiler moved, the concrete floor removed and then oversaw the removal of impacted soil with a vactor.  We then oversaw the placement of crushed stone, a vapor barrier, concrete, and movement and refiring of the boiler.  

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Beacon Oversaw the Removal of Arsenic-Impacted Soils

RSU 2 selected a former apple orchard for the location of a new K-8 school in Monmouth.  During environmental investigations it was discovered that arsenic-impacted topsoil was present in exceedance of MEDEP guidelines.  Beacon was contracted by McGee Construction (the earthwork contractor) to provide environmental oversight during the removal of the impacted topsoil and the placement of this material under a marker layer in accordance with the MEDEP Voluntary Response Action Program (VRAP) plan for the property.

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