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Environmental Consulting environmental consulting

Walden manages environmental concerns on a daily basis, and we are the best equipped team to tackle the most challenging environmental dilemmas. Our environmental consulting practice handles everything from groundwater and soil investigations to remediation and long-term planning for ongoing regulatory management. To do this, we are staffed with highly experienced environmental engineers, geologists and hydrogeologists who can provide the best options for our clients. Our environmental consulting services include but are not limited to:

  • Environmental Site Assessments
  • Air Monitoring and Compliance
  • Auto Repair Shop Compliance
  • Cost Estimating
  • Geophysical Sensing Surveys
  • Groundwater remediation and Sampling
  • Groundwater/Soil Investigation
  • Hazardous Waste Reporting
  • Landfill Capping Design
  • Countermeasure Control Plans
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Vibration, Air and Odor Assessments
  • PFOA
  • NYSDEC Part 360 Planning
  • Phase I
  • Phase II
  • RCRA Contingency Plans
  • Remedial Action Plans and Implementation
  • Remedial System Design
  • SEQR Review
  • Solid Waste Permitting
  • Spill Prevention
  • Well Design and Evaluation
  • Chemical Bulk Storage and Spill Prevention Plans
  • Solid waste Permitting
  • Air Permitting

Site Planning and Development

Walden can help you with every aspect of your expansion plans, from evaluating, planning, designing, constructing and occupying your new, expanded or renovated space. We will perform a comprehensive site and concept analysis at the beginning of your project, to ensure that you do not proceed until you fully understand the potential for your site as well as the roadblocks associated with the permitting and construction processes.

  • Due Diligence Services
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • Site Development Feasibility Analyses
  • Conceptual Site Design
  • Sustainable Design
  • Design Development Documents
  • Cost Estimating and Opinion of Probable Costs
  • Construction Documents
  • Design Report
  • Construction Services
  • Commissioning Services
  • Permitting Services (Land Use Boards, Building Departments)
  • Neighborhood Meetings and Project Presentations

Solid Waste Permitting solid waste permitting

Walden’s solid waste permitting engineers are experts at the evaluation and design of your facility in accordance with local and state zoning, offsets, regulations, and requirements. We can assist your facility in maintaining continued regulatory compliance. We can file applications, drawings and reports for the modification and expansion of your Permits. We can also ensure your compliance with Air Emission Regulations, Stormwater management Regulations and Waste acceptance requirements.

  • Facility evaluation and improvement
  • Facility application preparation
  • Proper permitting documentation
  • Reports and compliance certifications
  • Preparation of Environmental Assessment Statements (EASs)
  • Stormwater discharge plans
  • Prepare Stormwater Pollution Prevention Control Plans
  • Preparation of required annual and quarterly waste reports
  • Uphold standards for permit renewal (opacity testing)
  • Continued compliance with government regulations
  • Air Emissions Permitting
  • Prepare Waste Control Plans
  • Chemical test review to determine acceptability for receipt

Engineering Services environmental engineering

We offer the most comprehensive, technologically advanced, and innovative engineering, design, and project management services available today, taking projects from conceptualization to installation/operation. We team with other professionals as needed to complement our civil and environmental engineering expertise, including licensed surveyors and electrical, geotechnical, and structural engineers. Walden is experienced in the following areas:

  • Bid Document Preparation
  • Roadway Design
  • Engineering Design Services
  • Generator Design and Installation
  • Pump House Design and Construction
  • Water, Wastewater, Stormwater System Design and Construction
  • Solid Waste Facility Design and Layout
  • Storm Reconstruction Evaluations
  • Stormwater Mapping
  • Stormwater Planning
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans
  • Surveying
  • Utility Mapping
  • Construction Oversight
  • Air Treatment Control Design

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Walden’s team handles every aspect of tank compliance from start to finish, meeting our clients’ needs, budget, and timeline. We have extensive technical expertise in:

  • AST Permitting
  • AST/UST Design
  • Chemical Bulk Storage and Prevention Plans
  • Chemical Bulk Storage Design
  • Fuel Storage Design
  • Storage Tank Design and Installation
  • Storage Tank Testing
  • Tank Compliance and Monitoring
  • Tank Design and Permitting
  • UST/AST Demolition
  • UST/AST Design and Construction
  • UST/AST Removal
  • Waste Oil Management
  • Construction Management
  • Cost Estimating

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Health and Safety health and safety

We’re in the business of meeting challenges – Safely. Walden places a persistent emphasis on health and safety in every workplace. Health and safety is paramount to your business’s success, the well being of your workforce, and ultimately your bottom line. From safety training to compliance, Walden has what you need. The list below is a few services provided to ensure your safety and OSHA compliance:

  • Asbestos Sampling
  • HAZCOM Overview and Plans
  • HAZCOM Plans
  • HAZWOPER Overview
  • Health and Safety Plans
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Mold Sampling
  • OSHA Compliance
  • OSHA Inspections
  • OSHA Training and Compliance Auditing
  • Safety Training
  • Safety Planning
  • Emergency Response Plans
  • Air Quality Studies and Assessments

Fuel Management fuel management

Walden’s experience and technical knowledge in fueling systems plus our design and construction oversight skills can help your business track fuel usage, reduce fuel loss and increase your control on assets well into the future.

  • Secure your fuel usage
  • Eliminate potential theft and mishandling
  • Track customers
  • Track fueling vehicles
  • Alternative fuels compatible
  • Collect odometer/hour readings
  • Track vehicle efficiency and fuel consumption
  • Track idle times
  • Maintenance alerts

Grant Writing grant writing

Walden’s Grant Writing team has helped dozens of municipalities pursue and win funding for a variety of essential projects. Our writers, to date, have acquired over $20 million for clients by utilizing clear and concise language to convey the clients’ situations and needs while managing the often tedious grant application process. Walden has written successful grant applications for many different types of county, state and federal funding programs. Upon grant award, we are often retained to manage and see these municipal projects through to completion. Partnering with Walden will ensure that your grant applications are thoughtfully prepared and submitted on time to maximize the chances of receiving funding. Walden will manage your grant funded projects to effectively utilize the resources and ensure compliance with all funding requirements. Our grant writing and management services include the following:

  • FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
  • FEMA Public Assistance Program
  • Storm Mitigation Loan Program
  • NYS Archives Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund
  • Resurfacing deteriorating roadways
  • Installing drainage system improvements
  • Installing emergency generators
  • Various storm recovery, mitigation and resiliency projects
  • Developing GIS data management systems
  • Municipal records management
  • NEPA/SEQRA environmental review
  • Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprise participation
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Davis Bacon prevailing wage rates.

Air Quality and Air Emissions Permitting air quality

Walden can evaluate your compliance with Federal, State and local Permitting requirements. We can evaluate your Indoor Air Quality to determine if you need to install or modify an exhaust system to ensure compliance with OSHA or US EPA Air Quality requirements. We can collect both indoor and/or outdoor air samples and have them analyzed for dust, metals and organic compounds. We will design exhaust systems that will eliminate hazardous pollutants from your facility, and ensure the exhausted air is in compliance with the Clean Air Act. Projects include site inspections, system design, application and drawing preparation and filing for Federal, State and Local Permits, including:

  • Title V Permit (US EPA)
  • State Air Permit or Registration (NYS DEC)
  • Local Air Permit (NYC DEP)
  • Testing
  • System evaluation
  • Control Design
  • US EPA Method 9 Visible Emissions (Opacity) Evaluation Report (DSNY)
  • Community Air Monitoring Protocols – CAMP (NYS DEC, DSNY, NYC SCA & NYC DPR)
  • Community Air Monitoring on-site Testing
  • OSHA Indoor Air testing

Information Management Systems information management systems

Information is power. It’s the kind of power that comes from having the right information in the right place at the right time to make a decision. Walden offers information management systems including ESRI’s, ArcGIS, GIS system development, 3D modeling with EVS, and EDMS implementations utilizing the latest from Geotech’s Envrio Data and Earthsoft’s EQuIS. Readily available information and high-end analysis sets companies apart.  Walden’s information database management services set our clients up to succeed while others are still looking for data.  A few of the services and software products we work with are:

  • 3D Modeling and Data Visualization
  • EarthSoft EQuis
  • Geotech’s Environmental Database
  • Asset Management
  • Utility Management
  • Fleet Management
  • SynTech’s FuelMaster

Lab Consulting lab consulting

Walden’s scientists are highly experienced in lab consulting. We strive to develop and implement innovative field testing protocols and procedures for municipalities, manufacturers and industrial clients. We can develop Sampling Plans, help identify qualified Laboratories, and manage collection activities. We can evaluate test results and prepare Reports of Findings.

  • Air Quality Studies
  • Wastewater Sampling
  • Soil and Solid Waste Sampling
  • Correlation Studies
  • Stormwater Sampling
  • Quality Assurance Project Plan Preparations
  • Waste Characteristic Sampling Planning
  • Audits of Existing Facilities
  • Evaluate prior Test Reports
  • On-site Sampling

Right-to-Know Filing right-to-know

Any facility storing or handling hazardous materials is required to complete the annual New York City Community Right-to-Know Program (RTK) Tier II filing with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection and New York City Fire Department. These filings are due annually by March 1st and the process involves several steps that Walden can handle for you completely and efficiently. In addition to chemical plants and power generating
stations, Walden is also an Allied Member of the GNYADA (Greater New York Auto Dealer Association). We’ve served several GNYADA car dealerships on an annual basis wit their RTK filing. Failure to complete the filing or doing so incorrectly can result in large fines up to $2,500. Walden can ensure that your RTK filing is completed and filed on-time by providing you with:K filing is complete and filed on time by providing you with:
Help Facilities with questions regarding Right To Know Tier II process.

  • On-site Facility Inspection
  • Inventory All Hazardous Substances
  • Hazardous substance name and ingredients
    • – Physical state
    • – Physical and health hazards associated with the chemical
    • – The storage locations of all chemicals within the facility
  • Calculate the Volumes and Percentage and Weight of All Hazardous Substances
  • Compile Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Fill Out All Necessary Paperwork for FDNY and NYCDEP, including Facility Inventory Form (FIF)
  • Complete Online Filing Submittal for NYCDEP
  • Submit All Information Before March 1st Deadline
  • Aid facilities with late submission
  • Violation Response Assistance

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