KEMRON was recently awarded a contract with EPA Region 4 at the former Mississippi Phosphate Corporation (MPC) fertilizer manufacturing plant in Pascagoula, MS. The scope for this contract is to prepare 50 acres on the northeast slope (known as Phase 1B) of the East Gypsum Stack (EGS) Complex for liner installation. Currently, KEMRON is installing liner on the west slope (Phase 1A) under a separate contract with EPA. This firm fixed price contract was awarded under an unrestricted acquisition by Region 4. The scope includes 313,800 cubic yards of total earthwork.
KEMRON has been supporting EPA at the MPC Superfund Site since February of 2017; first with water treatment services that will continue throughout the EGS closure process and later with preparation and cover installation of the Phase 1A portion of the EGS. This contract represents the second step in a multi-step process to completely close and cover the EGS and associated wastewater ponds.
KEMRON’s West Virginia office was recently awarded a contract through the USACE Baltimore District for underground storage tank (UST) removal and soil excavation at Fort McNair in Washington DC. Specifically, the scope includes: preparation of site plans to include the Project Management Plan, Uniform Federal Policy Quality Control Plan and Accident Prevention Plan; cleaning and removal of one 1000-gallon capacity UST; excavation of approximately 10 cubic yards of contaminated soil exceeding the DOEE risk-based screening levels; site restoration and recapping of the area with asphalt; and the preparation of at UST Closure Assessment Report.
KEMRON welcomes Tim Miller, PG as a senior geologist and technical project manager reporting through the Marietta office. Tim has more than 30 years of professional geology experience including both private client and USACE work. Tim hails from Kentucky where he graduated from the University of Louisville with a BS with honors in Geology. He is registered as a PG in Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee and has performed and managed projects throughout the Midwest, including Brownfields investigations and remediation under the Ohio Voluntary Action Program. His technical experience includes application of MIP and USEPA’s TRIAD approach to site closure, including risk based closures, vapor intrusion investigation and remedial design for chlorinated solvent plumes, karst geology investigations, DNAPL investigations, as well as many DOT corridor projects, Phase I and IIs and NEPA work for DOT and USACE. His work experience has included RCRA and CERCLA, as well as work under multiple state regulatory programs. Tim will be supporting VI and deep well injection projects currently underway in the Marietta office, as well as proposal and document development on ongoing private and federal projects.
KEMRON representatives will be attending the 14th Annual Georgia Environmental Conference on Wednesday, August 21 until Friday, August 23, 2019 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center in Jekyll Island, Georgia. Meet with KEMRON representatives Jonathan Brinson and Danny Robinson while you are there! See you in Jekyll!
For more information on this conference visit: https://georgiaenet.com/
EPA Region 4 announced the award of a contract to KEMRON Environmental Services, Inc. for the installation of 56 acres of impermeable cover on the East Gypsum Stack (EGS) Complex at the former Mississippi Phosphate Corporation (MPC) fertilizer manufacturing plant in Pascagoula, MS. This firm fixed price contract was awarded under an unrestricted acquisition by Region 4. The liner system consists of 50-Mil Structured Geomembrane covered with a Tufted Geotextile Cover (artificial turf). KEMRON is teaming with COMANCO, Inc, a national leader in landfill cover installation, on this project. Watershed Geo, Inc. will supply the Tufted Geotextile Cover, an innovative product providing upfront and long-term cost savings to EPA and the State of Mississippi.
KEMRON has been supporting EPA at the MPC Superfund Site since February of 2017; first with water treatment services and later with earthwork to prepare the EGS for cover installation. Phase 1A, the subject of this contract, is the first step in a multi-step process to completely close and cover the EGS and associated wastewater ponds.
As KEMRON enters its 44th year of business, our employees continue working diligently with our clients to plan and implement environmental investigations and remedies to protect human health and the environment. Recognizing the importance of cleaning up legacy contaminants as well as ensuring compliance with current environmental regulations at active facilities, KEMRON consistently seeks to employ safe, cost-effective and protective methods to meet our clients’ environmental priorities and objectives. As we celebrate World Environment Day today, our employee-owners continue to invest themselves in improving the environment in their own communities and those of our clients’ sites!