Project Tag: epa

2020 Wildfire Cleanup Assistance

In 2020, wildfires in California burned 4.2 million acres, damaging or destroying more than 10,400 structures. Wildfires also burned over a million acres and thousands of structures in Oregon, including 2,200 homes. Contracted by EQM, Global provided personnel and equipment to assist federal and local agencies with Phase I cleanup efforts in the two states, …

Potential HAZMAT Barrel Recovery

In late 2018, a team of recreational divers discovered several barrels at the bottom of the lake, some bearing labels of herbicides 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D; the combination of which is commonly known as “Agent Orange”. As the lake supplies drinking water to the town of Joseph, OR, authorities determined the barrels needed to be inspected …