Project Tag: hazmat

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, …

Pier West Derelict Vessel Removal

Global was contracted to remove two large derelict wooden vessels that had sunk at a marina on the Columbia River in of Portland, OR. The first was Valiant, an 88’ wooden tug, the second was the 58’ long E.B. Schley. Both hulls were too deteriorated to be lifted in one piece, and the position of …

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 …