Not Subject to TRRP: A Cost-Effective Alternative to Remediation & Closure

Soil testing

The Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) Rule (30 TAC Chapter 350) establishes criteria for determining if a release is subject to remediation and regulatory controls. If an investigation is conducted on a property with a suspected release and concentrations are below TCEQ’s critical assessment levels, the property may not be subject to TRRP. In other […]

“Fast and No Free Product”

Water in bailer

Whitehead E. S. recently assisted a small family business in Dallas with the successful regulatory closure through the TCEQ Petroleum Storage Tank (PST) Division.  The family owned and operated a small convenience store with fueling services but could not sell the property to an interested buyer since the Site was in the TCEQ Leaking PST […]

Whitehead E. S. Pays It Forward!

Science fair presentation

As a graduate of Texas A&M University and Environmental Scientist at Whitehead E. S., giving back to my community is a privilege that I strive to accomplish on a regular basis. Recently, I had the opportunity to volunteer as a judge for the Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair (DRSEF) in the Earth and Environmental […]

The Ghost Is Clear

Loader pulling a storage tank out of the ground

Whitehead E.S. assisted a private estate in southwest Dallas with the removal and successful regulatory closure through the TCEQ Petroleum Storage Tank (PST) Division. The private estate, which was historically a dairy operation, was initially in the process of a property transfer when Whitehead E.S. was contracted to complete a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment […]

No Further Action Letter for Tank on Dallas Property

storage tank being pulled out of the ground

Whitehead E.S. recently assisted a south Dallas entity with assessment of a commercial property and subsequent removal of an “out of service” gasoline underground storage tank (UST).  Whitehead E. S. performed a Phase I ESA of the property that identified an out of service gasoline UST as a Recognized Environmental Concern (REC).  Whitehead E. S. […]

“Ready, Aim, Fire”

people at a gun range loading their equipment

Whitehead E. S. assisted a gun range near San Antonio receive closure through the TCEQ Corrective Action Program. After the gun range was decommissioned in January 2015, soil impacted with bullet fragments was excavated and transported to a private property for disposal by a previous consultant/contractor. The TCEQ was ready to close the original source […]