BB&E obtained a No Further Action (NFA) determination from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) for a hexavalent chrome (CrVI) cleanup project of an active industrial site in western Michigan. In accordance with the Judicial Consent Decree (JCD) regarding the performance of response activities at the facility, BB&E prepared a Remedial Design and implemented the Remedial Action for this former chrome plating facility. A Response Activity Plan (RAP) for Source Area Remedial Design was prepared and implemented to treat sources of soil and groundwater CrVI contamination at and emanating from the facility. Calcium polysulfide (CPS) treatment chemistry was utilized as an in-situ reducing agent to convert CrVI to CrIII. Remedial response activities included a data gap investigation, bench scale testing, remedial design, full-scale in-situ injections of CPS treatment chemistry, and site performance monitoring, evaluation, and reporting. BB&E prepared the No Further Action (NFA) documentation including the financial assurance mechanism (FAM) to effectively discontinue active site remediation and enable commencement with long-term site groundwater monitoring per the NFA documentation and JCD requirements.
One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) Small Business (SB) Contract in support of the General Services Administration (GSA)
BB&E has been awarded the General Services Administration (GSA) One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) Small Business (SB) Contract. OASIS SB is a contract that was developed in response to the Government’s substantial need for a hybrid, Government-wide acquisition vehicle.
BB&E assists City of Escanaba pursue listing on the National Register of Historic Places
William (Bill) Rutter, an Architectural Historian with BB&E, recently completed a National Register of Historic Places nomination for the Escanaba Downtown Historic District. The Escanaba Central Historic District encompasses approximately 20 linear blocks within the city, and is composed of a range of structures that includes commercial blocks, school buildings, churches, industrial buildings, hotels, state and local government offices, and movie theaters.
BB&E Selected for PSMJ’s 2013 Circle of Excellence
BB&E is proud to announce their selection into the 2013 Circle of Excellence, an exclusive award granted by PSMJ Resources, Inc, the premier management consulting firm for architecture, engineering, and construction industries. PSMJ’s exclusive Circle of Excellence is designed to highlight firms that are successfully managed, based on 13 key performance metrics that demonstrate outstanding achievements in profitability, overhead, cash flow, productivity, business development, staff growth, and turnover.
Global Engineering, Integration, and Technical Assistance 2011 (GEITA11)
BB&E has been awarded a Small Business Set Aside Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide a full range of Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) and deliverables in support of AFCEC missions throughout Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside Continental United States (OCONUS).