In support of BAT Associate’s recently awarded 5-year contract with FHWA Central Federal Lands Highway Division, BAT performed a wetland assessment and delineation in Mendocino National Forest in northern California. In addition to the wetland assessment, BAT Associates continues to provide CWA permitting and general environmental support during the design phase for road repairs to two routes within the forest.
Keith Kaylor's article, "Managing Financial Risk: The Importance of Environmental
Due Diligence" is featured on the GABB website on the potential environmental issues and risks associated with the purchase of commercial properties.
BAT Associates, Inc. was also a sponsor at the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) Spring 2016 Educational Conference held in May.
BAT's Stormwater Project Manager, Nate Reynolds, presented "Implementing and Maintaining Best Management Practices During Erosion Control Inspections" at the annual Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference in Nashville, TN on May 17th.
BAT Associates employees participated in the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce's annual volunteer vent, "Chamber Gives Back Day" which was held in conjunction with Earth Day. This community event took place on a rainy afternoon and benefits the George Pierce Park in Suwanee, Georgia.
Members of the entire Environmental Division, which included the Conservation Branch, The Pollution Prevention Branch, and the Forestry Division removed 850 pounds of trash from surrounding waterways at Fort Campbell, KY as part of the 9th Annual Clean Stream event.
The 5 member BAT Associates storm water management team led the annual event in support of the Fort Campbell Environmental Division's Water Quality Program.
BAT was awarded a 5-year contract with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Highway Administration Central Federal Lands Highway Division in Colorado for Water Resource/Permitting services in 14 states. The project will include environmental permitting and wetlands delineation throughout the Western U.S., and also includes storm water permitting, erosion prevention and sediment control BMPs, and stream habitat assessments.
BAT was awarded two contracts to continue providing Radiological Control Inspectors to Savannah River Remediation, LLC (SRR) at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina.
BAT was awarded a contract with a Confidential Client to perform characterization and removal of hazardous waste from an underground storage tank in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico.
In other news, BAT Associates’ Storm Water Manager Nate Reynolds presented “The Challenge of Dual Municipal MS4 Jurisdiction” as a Case Study during the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Annual Environmental Connection Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
BAT’s parent company, Spectra Tech, Inc. (Spectra Tech), was awarded a $31.6M contract for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Licensed Facilities for managing Spent Nuclear Fuel storage facilities and licenses under NRC regulations.
The scope of work includes the management and operation of the Fort Saint Vrain Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) facility in Colorado, including security; management, operation and oversight of the Three Mile Island-2 ISFSI facility at the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center in Idaho; and management of the Idaho Spent Fuel Facility (ISFF) license. The services to be provided by the Spectra Tech Team include quality assurance, radiation protection, training, safeguards and security, waste management, and radiological environmental monitoring. Transition is expected to be completed by April 1, 2016.
BAT was awarded a contract to perform radiation and IH monitoring and sampling during the characterization of soil and geotechnical properties for the Department of Energy’s proposed Sludge Test Facility site at ORNL in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
BAT Associates’ Vice President Michael Wade was an Invited Chair for both Remote Handling Sessions at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Hot Laboratories and Remote Handling Conference in Leuven, Belgium.
BAT was awarded a contract with Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to perform Assessment and Remediation services in northwestern Utah.
BAT Associates, Inc. has been successfully awarded another 2-year contract to continue performing Storm Water services at Fort Campbell, KY.
BAT's Nathan Reynolds and Angie Arroyo presented "The Challenges of Dual MS4 Jurisdiction" at the EPA Region 4/SEIECA Municipal Wet Weather Storm Water Conference held in Atlanta in June 15, 2015.