Wetland Assessment and Permitting
Our Environmental Scientists perform wetland determination, wetland delineations, and wetland impact permits, along with our licensed Land Surveyors (in North Carolina and South Carolina) which can provide accurate wetland surveys for wetland permits. SUMMIT is on the list of Wetland Professionals for the state of South Carolina maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineering, Charleston District.
Underground Storage Tanks
SUMMIT provides turnkey Underground Storage Tank (UST) management to our clients in North Carolina and South Carolina. We are a certified Underground Storage Tank Site Rehabilitator Contractor by SCDHEC in South Carolina. We can provide tank tightness testing, cathodic protection, and UST removal and closure services
Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
SUMMIT performs Phase I Environmental Site Assessment according to ASTM Standard E-1527-13 which incorporates EPA's "All appropriate Inquiries" Rule (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)) for environmental due diligence for commercial real estate transactions.
Phase II/III Environmental Site Assessments
If suspected environmental impacts are detailed in the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Report, SUMMIT can conduct the additional sampling requirements necessary (Phase II ESA) and complete the required clean-up (Phase III ESA) for the site. Our staff routinely interacts with local, state and federal regulators to provide cost effective solutions to remediate contaminated sites.
Lead-Based Paint Inspections and Management
Lead is a toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and around our homes. Lead may cause a range of health effects, from behavioral problems and learning disabilities, to seizures and death.
SUMMIT maintains North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida licensed Lead-Based Paint Inspectors and Risk Assessors to determine if your homes (or public of commercial facility) has any lead hazards and provide you with recommendations and solutions.
NEPA and Endangered Species Surveys
As part of the wetland permitting program of the US Army Corps of Engineers, Endangered Species surveys must be coordinated with the US Fish and Wildlife Service. We provide Endangered Species surveys for the Carolina mountains, Carolina piedmont and Carolina coast. Our surveys are tailored to each site and include: natural resources, natural habitats, tree cover, old growth forests, natural and scenic beauty, and threatened and endangered species. We also provide National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) surveys for federal and state projects and HUD projects.
Landfill Design and Monitoring Services
SUMMIT provides landfill design, monitoring, compliance and cost estimating services for municipal solid waste landfills, construction and debris landfills, hazardous waste landfills and radioactive landfills.