Portfolio Category: Environmental

New Mine Shaft, Cargill’s Cayuga Mine

Cargill Deicing Technology is continuing to expand its existing operations at the Cayuga Mine Site by expanding the operation to reach and recover additional permitting reserves north of the existing operation. To execute the expanded excavation plan, a fourth mine shaft is needed to aid in and allow access to northern reserves. Spectra assisted Cargill in…
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Environmental Services, Mine Site

Spectra assisted a private client in providing a range of environmental services for the their mining site. The mining operation is on 191 acres of land and actively extracts sand, gravel, and limestone. Spectra provided the following services for the mining operation: Air permitting Mining Permit Renewal Petroleum Bulk Storage Tank Registration Geologic Source Report…
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Petroleum Spill, Phase II & III ESA

Spectra was retained by a large bus company to provide a Phase II and Phase III Environmental Site Assessment and Remedial Action Plan.  The Phase II subsurface investigation determined the extent of petroleum constituents left in the soil and groundwater from previously operating underground storage tanks.  The Phase II investigation concluded that volatile organic contaminates…
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Snooks Pond Dam

Spectra provided engineering services for the rehabilitation of the Snooks Pond Dam in Manlius, NY and related environmental services. Spectra performed the hydrologic analysis for the drainage basin and the hydraulic design of the new discharge control features. Spectra completed an environmental assessment and permit applications for DEC and Corps of Engineers dam permits. Spectra…
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Destiny USA Brownfield Cleanup

The Destiny BCP Site consists of approximately 152 acres located at the southeast end of Onondaga Lake in the City of Syracuse, New York. It is the largest brownfield cleanup site in New York State. Spectra has provided environmental services that included assessment of environmental samples, evaluation of potential risks associated with site development, engineering…
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Statewide Wireless Network

Spectra served as the technical advisor to the New York State Office for Technology (OFT) in all aspects of environmental quality review process (SEQRA) for development and implementation of the $2 billion Statewide Wireless Network project. Spectra served both as OFT’s consultant and as environmental compliance advisor.  As the largest single technology project ever undertaken by…
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Environmental Services at an Aggregate Plant

Spectra Environmental Group provided a range of environmental services for a private client in New York State. The client is a full service aggregate and asphalt producer, and the project site consists of 175 acres and operates as a consolidated rock quarry that produces hot mix paving materials, crushed gravels, screened sand, and blended crusher run. Spectra’s…
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