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What Does a Remediation Contractor Do?

The TCEQ procures and oversees independent contractor services to perform corrective action at a variety of waste sites. Corrective action includes emergency abatement, site investigation, monitoring, remedial action plan (RAP) development, site remediation, system design and installation, and operation and maintenance.

The TCEQ procures and oversees independent contractor services to perform corrective action at a variety of waste sites. Corrective action includes emergency abatement, site investigation, monitoring, remedial action plan (RAP) development, site remediation, system design and installation, and operation and maintenance. Current types of contracts and services to be performed, also called scopes-of-work are listed below.

Emergency Response/Supplemental Activities (ERSSA) contracts provide response services in emergency situations, short-term mitigation efforts, and in circumstances determined to represent an immediate threat to the environment, and public health and safety.

Water Filtration Water filtration contracts provide installation, maintenance, and removal of granular-activated carbon filter systems for potable water at or near sites where groundwater has been affected by contamination.

Site Activities Site activities contracts provide miscellaneous corrective action at sites which may or may not supplement ongoing work under another contract regardless of what stage the work may be in at that site.

Site Investigation Site investigation contracts perform assessment and investigation services at state and/or federal Superfund sites

Remediation Engineering Remediation engineering contracts (REM) provide a variety of corrective action activities including selection of remediation options, field tests, remediation system installation, operation and maintenance, remedial design, remedial action, and remedial oversight.

Potentially Responsible Party Search The PRP search contract provides contractor services associated with identifying and locating all records such as land records and deeds in order to identify potential responsible parties for cost recovery actions associated with remediation sites.

Petroleum Storage Tank Privatization PST privatization contract will perform corrective action response form preparation, PST file reviews, reimbursement claim reviews, reviews of protests for new cases, and other activities as necessary to meet the 30-, 60-, and 90-day legislatively-mandated deadlines in the PST Program.

Site Engineering Oversight Engineering oversight contracts are developed for site-specific work to be performed at state and/or federal Superfund sites. These contractors provide oversight of single site service contracts. Scopes-of-work are developed on a site-by-site basis.

Site Services Service contracts are developed for site-specific work to be performed at state and/or federal Superfund sites. Services may include, but are not limited to, excavation, building demolition, and site restoration. Scopes-of-work are developed on a site-by-site basis.

Monitoring, Reporting, and Site Audit and Evaluation (M&E) The remediation monitoring, reporting, and site audit and evaluation (M&E) contracts provide assessment services to determine current conditions at petroleum storage tank (PST), Superfund, and voluntary cleanup (VCP)/brownfields sites which are undergoing activation, investigation, post-investigation monitoring, conformation sampling, and remedial progress monitoring.