Vernadero provides the following Compliance Services:
Environmental Training is a service Vernadero provides to soldiers and civilians assigned to Army installations and facilities nationwide. The training incorporates a variety of subject matters including safety, transportation, environmental, logistics, personnel support, and fiscal responsibility. We also offer training for Environmental Management Systems (EMS) ISO 14001 program—also known as Sustainability Management Systems (SMS). Vernadero has experienced trainers offering the 24-hour Environmental Regulation Initial Course, the 8-hour Environmental Regulation Refresher Course, NEPA Training, Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures training, as well as the Installation Spill Contingency Plan training course. Our courses can be tailored to meet your Installation’s needs.
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) requires the Army to assess the environmental condition of property prior to entering into designated real estate transactions. Vernadero employs project managers and senior scientists with the expertise to guide you through the ECP process as painlessly and effectively as possible.
Vernadero’s environmental technicians are well-trained and proficient in the proper sampling techniques including decontamination, collection of samples, sample preparation, documentation including chain of custody, and laboratory transport. Whether it is related to potable water or wastewater, Vernadero can customize a compliance sampling program, including sample collection, analysis, and reporting, to meet any client’s needs. In addition to sampling, Vernadero staff members are well-versed in the preparation of regulatory reports and forms for submittal to state and local authorities.
Vernadero has prepared a number of environmental compliance related documents on behalf of our clients in accordance with Subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). For large quantity generators, Vernadero professionals have put together Installation Spill Contingency Plans (ISCPs), Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plans, Waste Analysis Plans (WAPs), and conducted Environmental Compliance Audits.
Vernadero assists our clients through the maze of regulatory compliance issues. There are numerous permits for a variety of activities; it is challenging to be familiar with all of them. Vernadero has an experienced and diverse staff familiar with most permit applications and processes.
Industrial Hygiene (IH) services at Vernadero anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control industrial workplace hazards. IH services are also applicable outside industrial facilities to address worker safety and toxin exposure.
Vernadero strives to help our clients balance the needs of mission objectives, the environment and the community to achieve long-term mission success. Our professionals provide integrated cost-effective solutions that enable our clients to be proactive and exceed regulatory compliance objectives. To accomplish these objectives, Vernadero assists by identifying risk, documenting compliance issues, investigating site conditions, providing remedial solutions, supporting waste minimization, engineering design, or facilitating closure. Vernadero professionals are very experienced in conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Soil and Groundwater Investigation/Remediation, Phase II Investigations, Groundwater Sampling, Remediation, Risk Assessments and dealing with Underground and Above Ground Storage Tanks.
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