For almost 50 years, facility operations at a Collierville, Tennessee, manufacturing site contaminated groundwater, surface water and soil. With the addition of the site to the National Priorities List in 2005, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencyneeded a trusted partner to clean up the site in order to protect people and the environment from contamination.
As a result of the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)-funded U.S.-Armenia Cooperative Biological Engagement Program, the Armenian Ministry of Health can now analyze and confirm potential anthrax outbreaks in Armenia in a matter of hours.
Following four decades of contamination, the site of a former wood preserving plant near Jacksonville, Florida, needed a cleanup partner that could work rapidly. Black & Veatch stepped up to help the EPA meet its goals.
The heavy rainfall and a higher-than-normal snowpack in the Rocky Mountains caused severe flooding in the upper Missouri River system requiring a rehabilitation to 21 gates at the Fort Randall Dam and 14 gates at the Gavins Point Dam.