As an approved Technical Assistance Contractor (TAC) under the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management’s (RIDEM’s) Master Price Agreement (MPA-309) for environmental assessment services, BETA has conducted the following Targeted Brownfields Assessments (TBA):
- Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments for the Former Frasch’s Bakery at 311 Broadway in Newport. This property consists of a former gasoline service station with known groundwater contamination and possible undocumented USTs.
- Phase I Environmental Site Assessment for a former chemical manufacturer and oil company on Sunnyside Avenue in Woonsocket.
- Phase I Environmental Site Assessment for a vacant industrial property at 1304 High Street in Central Falls.
- Phase I ESA for a vacant former textile mill on River Street in Woonsocket.
These assessments were funded through RIDEM’s TBA grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Phase I ESAs were conducted in accordance with current All Appropriate Inquiries (AAI) requirements and ASTM Standard E1527-13. The Phase II ESA included a site-specific addendum to BETA’s Generic Quality Assurance Project Plan, a ground penetrating radar survey, advancement of soil borings, installation of groundwater monitoring wells, and collection and analysis of soil and groundwater samples.