The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) proposed to provide transportation improvements along the K Street NW and H Street NW corridor and related areas from Union Station to Georgetown (Project corridor). The evaluation included the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) within the study area in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and the Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.PEER Consultants, P.C. (PEER) was a member of the Environmental Assessment team. PEER’s responsibilities involved performing a natural resources assessment, preparing a technical memorandum, performing the hazardous materials investigation and analyzing and preparing a technical memorandum within the study area.
PEER Consultants, P.C. conducted hazardous materials sampling and testing of suspected asbestos containing materials (ACM) for the Fort Worthington Elementary School Renovations and Addition Project in Baltimore, MD.
Hazardous Materials Investigation in Support of the Conceptual Design: PEER participated in the Conceptual Design kick-off meeting and conducted a hazardous materials investigation at the Frederick Elementary School located in Baltimore, MD. The purpose of the investigation was to identify hazardous building materials, such as asbestos, lead-based paint, mercury, PCB, and other toxic materials that could impact the project. The hazardous materials investigation included:
PEER Consultants, P.C. (PEER) was retained by ABB Group, Grid Integration-USA (ABB), as their environmental consultant to resolve issues that were discovered during the environmental site assessment on one of PEPCO’s properties, an electrical substation located in Southeast Washington, DC. The environmental services provided during this project ranged from soil media assessment to environmental risk assessment. Services included, but were not limited to: environmental assessment, sampling, environmental risk assessment, hazardous materials or hazardous waste management, and soil segregation plan and characterization.
PEER Consultants, P.C. (PEER) performed Phase I Environmental Site Assessments for the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) on an “as needed basis” for 3 years. During this period, PEER prepared nineteen (19) Phase I ESA reports after performing the assessments at nineteen (19) sites within the District of Columbia DHCD inventory. The Phase I ESAs were performed in accordance with the ASTM E1527-05 “Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process” to identify any potential recognized environmental conditions (RECs), historical recognized environmental condition (HRECs), controlled recognized environmental condition (CRECs) and/or suspect recognized environmental conditions (SRECs) at the site, on the adjoining properties and/or on nearby properties.
PEER Consultants (PEER) is part of a consultant’s team providing professional engineering services to the District Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) to develop a Consolidated Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Implementation Plan (IP) and Monitoring Program in support of the District of Columbia’s goal to achieve compliance with the Clean Water Act.
PEER Consultants, P.C. (PEER) was selected by the District’s Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) to provide environmental impact and study services for potential watershed restoration activities for projects located in Ft. Dupont Park in southeast Washington, DC, which sits on National Park Service land and is the second largest park in the District.
As part of a Joint Venture (JV), PEER and CDM are providing engineering services to the City of Baltimore for Contract SC902 Wastewater Engineering Services for Improvements of Dundalk Sewershed Collection System. These improvements were identified in the Dundalk Sewershed Evaluation Study Plan (Project #1047) submitted to the City by prior consultants. The JV PEER/CDM team was tasked to further evaluate the Study Plan and prepare a design memorandum for the recommended improvements.
As a member of the Construction Management Team for 20 years, PEER provided complete construction management and related engineering services for the management of multiple construction contracts as part of the $1 billion expansion and upgrade of the District of Columbia's Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant. The construction management team was responsible for directing, coordinating and monitoring all aspects of construction activities including administration, professional and technical, facilities, and supplies services. The scope of these services ranged from the review of preliminary design drawings for bidability or constructability, resident engineering and inspection services, maintenance of construction schedules, through project closeout. Services also included the implementation of a document control system to track all key correspondence, i.e., contractor claims, requests for information (RFI) and shop drawings.
PEER Consultants, P.C. is working as part of a team to provide support for the Asset Management Program at DC Water & Sewer Authority in Washington, DC. PEER’s main responsibilities include administration and development of the ‘IBM Maximo Asset Management’ program with the following specific tasks: Maximo Administrative Assistance, PCS Coordination and supporting commissioning conformance related to new assets. PEER is also responsible for Preventative Maintenance Optimization (PMO) and the pilots, with specific tasks including: work history analysis, PMO planning, and PMO analysis and recommendations.