Land & Fire Assessments Pty Ltd - Environmental Impact Assessment   Land Contamination

Land Contamination Assessment and Remediation Management

Qualifications

Tony Coyle (LFA Managing Partner) specialises in the field of Contaminated  assessment and management, and has completed the six-unit Contaminated Site Assessment and Remediation Management (CSARM) course at the University of Technology Sydney, a course supported by the NSW Environmental Protection Agency and industry

Land contamination assessment and remediation managementTony has over fourteen years of experience in natural resource management and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from Southern Cross University.
 
Paola Rickard (LFA Managing Partner) as a senior environmental planner with over 20 years experience in the industry, provides necessary input into the often-complex planning process associated with contaminated land assessment in NSW (i.e. SEPP 55 - Remediation of Land, Contaminated Land Management Act 1997).
 

High Quality Expertise


LFA takes a practical approach to each project and undertakes critical review throughout the course of the project.  

Land contamination assessment and remediation management - Interviewing landowner - NSW Northern Rivers
LFA contaminated site assessment process focuses on the following key components

  • Implementation of applicable guidelines - e.g. National Environmental Protection (Assessment of Site Contamination) Measure (NEPM) & EPA guidelines

  • Thorough review of site history and site analysis, the results of which contribute to a Conceptual Site Model (CSM)

  • Recognition of exposure pathways and risks.

RAP and Validation Pt Image- Land contamination remediation management
Examples of contaminated land assessment projects undertaken by LFA include:


  • Tier 1 site investigation, sampling and associated reporting for numerous single dwelling lots, small to large sized subdivision developments and other developments such as disused Railway Station

Remediation Figure- land contamination remediation management
  • Preliminary & Detailed Site Investigation, Remedial Action Plans to Validation sampling and reporting relating to the contamination of soil with lead and arsenic;

  • Tier 1 sampling and reporting relating to the contamination of soil with organotin;

  • Sampling and reporting associated with the decommissioning of underground storage tanks;

  • Contaminated land remediation supervision and monitoring 

Industry Membership and Networks

LFA staff are members of relevant associations (Australasian Land and Groundwater Association – ALGA; Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand - EIANZ) that provide opportunity for regular engagement in forums and regular workshops, training and networking opportunities.