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Brownfields Development

Restoring contaminated properties for renewed use and economic development is still a significant challenge facing businesses and communities. ARM offers expert assistance and advice in the technical and financial evaluation of development opportunities, planning for the cleanup and development of the site, and the identification of funding opportunities and economic incentives.

  • Integrated Cleanup/Development Planning
  • Portfolio Analysis and Management
  • Funding Assistance
  • Financial Risk Analysis and Mitigation
  • Remediation of Brownfields Sites
  • Buyer-Seller Agreements

Brownfields Redevelopment Projects At ARM

ARM is currently providing services for, or has recently been awarded contracts for three exciting Brownfields Redevelopment projects:

York Northwest Triangle Initiative – ARM is providing PA Act 2 environmental services to the York Redevelopment Authority (RDA) for the Northwest Triangle Initiative.

Lancaster Northwest Gateway/Armstrong PA Act 2 Project – ARM recently completed environmental and geotechnical engineering services for this exciting revitalization project in downtown Lancaster, PA. Learn More

Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) – ARM is prequalified to work on various redevelopment projects for BDC of Baltimore, MD. Many of BDC’s projects are being funded with USEPA Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment Grants. Read Press Release (PDF)

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Environmental Management

ARM helps Business and Government clients meet the challenge of achieving and maintaining compliance within the constantly shifting landscape of environmental regulation. We can help you identify environmental issues before they become compliance problems. ARM helps our clients identify opportunities to set internal goals and programs to go beyond compliance where there is a strategic benefit to doing so.

  • Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Emergency Response Planning
  • Compliance Auditing
  • Training
  • Pollution Prevention

Site Investigation and Remediation

Environmental MgmtHistorically, organizations attempting to clean up contamination on their properties have been frustrated by unrealistic goals set by regulators, excessive investigation requirements and limitations in available remediation technologies, making the cost of remediation prohibitively expensive in many cases. ARM helps clients work through these obstacles to develop realistic, focused cleanup plans that address the site-specific risks associated with their sites.

  • Focused Investigation
  • Contaminant Fate and Transport Modeling
  • Risk Assessment
  • Remedial Design and Action
  • Petroleum Sites (USTs/ASTs)
  • Voluntary Remediation (Act 2, VCP, VRP, etc.)
  • Cost Recovery Support

Site Acquisition and DevelopmentSite Acquisition and Development

Acquisition of a property is usually a strategic decision involving significant investment and having significant potential impact on a business. ARM works with buyers, sellers, financial institutions, attorneys and insurers to find solutions to satisfy all parties. ARM also provides comprehensive environmental services in planning and permitting the development of the property.

  • Environmental Due Diligence (ESAs)
  • Property Condition Assessment (PCAs)
  • Asbestos and LBP Management
  • Wetlands Assessments
  • Environmental Permitting
  • Environmental Impact Assessment