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Environmental Research Group, LLC (ERG) is an 8(a) certified, service-disabled veteran-owned (SDVO), economically disadvantaged woman-owned (EDWO) small business (SB).

DOT MBE/DBE certified

ERG is a small business (SB) under the following NAICS Codes:

 

Primary: 541620

541310

541320

541330

541611

541612

541618

 

DUNS: 141876594

CAGE Code: 1P0W9

541690

541990

561110

561210

562910

  • cultural resources

    Erg Cultural Resources Projects
    client / location project details
    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Nationwide Technical Assistance for Historic Preservation Compliance

    Provided technical assistance and advice on National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) compliance and planning for VA sites across the country, including Veterans Health Administration (VHA), National Cemetery Administration (NCA), and Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) locations. Deliverables included:

    Drafted and final consultation materials identifying historic properties, and resolution agreements

    Initial Cultural Resource Impact Predictions / Preliminary Cultural Resource Surveys in support of numerous VA undertakings including the development of community-based outpatient clinics, additional parking capacity at existing VA facilities, expansion of national cemeteries, and management of excess VA properties

    Phase I cultural resource surveys and phase II cultural resources assessments, including geophysical analysis

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast, Multiple locations Section 106 and 110 Compliance

    Conducted archaeological assessment and evaluation, including: Archaeological  research design and context studies: Historic resources survey and evaluation, Historic Structure reports, including documentation for Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS)

    Developed Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plans 

    Provided Archaeological Monitoring and Cultural Landscape services

    U.S. Army Reservation Fort Knox, KY Cultural Resources Technical Support

    Conducted Phase I and Phase II archaeological survey and assessment for NRHP evaluation

    Updated existing Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan

    Conducted historic building, structure and site inventories for historic preservation

    Analyzed satellite imagery and light detection and ranging (LiDAR) remote sensing techniques

    Provided GIS services to capture, edit, and analyze data    

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plans

    Completed the first Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plans (ICRMPs) for three USACE reservoir properties in New York and Pennsylvania

    Provided decision-making tool and resource for Archeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) compliance

    Established procedures and priorities for resource management

    Provided compliance requirements specified by Sections 106 and 110

    U.S. Coast Guard Office of Environmental Management Cultural Resources Training Support

    Provided technical expertise support to develop training modules for the following topics: Archeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), Cultural Resources/Historical Preservation, Environmental Justice, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), Noise Control Act, and Environmental Justice

    Provided tools to develop knowledge and response to federal laws for cultural and natural resources within the agency’s area of responsibility

    Developed training module about laws and correlating regulations related to CG mission and activities

    Veteran's Curation Program (VCP), GA, MO & VA Curation: Veteran's Curation Program Support

    Managed and staffed the 3 VCP laboratories

    Provided conservation and curation support required to manage VCP, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) summary, and inventory services

    Prepared digital collections for hosting to digital repositories

    Conducted archives and background research covering archaeological investigations and collections

    Prepared scientific and summary reports for professional journals, the lay public, and management sector

    Prepared tutorials and teaching aids for publication and electronic dissemination

    Designed and prepared descriptive displays as well as video productions for public outreach, training, and public education

    Obtained, retrofitted, equipped, supervised, managed, maintained, and demobilized collections processing laboratories

    Hired veterans to complete collections work to support re-entry into civilian life and facilitate future employment through resume reviews, mock interviews, job placements

     

  • compliance

    Erg Compliance Projects
    client / location project details
    Army Research Lab (ARL), MD Environmental Health & Safety Services

    Established Hazardous Waste Satellite Accumulation and Special Medical Waste Storage sites

    Characterized wastes to determine proper EPA and DOT coding

    Completed Render Safe Documentation and Materials Documented as Safe Certifications for Materials Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard

    Reviewed and modified existing NRC license

    Prepared Stormwater Management and Sediment and Erosion Control permits; prepared the Tier II Hazardous Materials Reports, EPCRA Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Form R Reports, and Solid Waste Annual Report

    Prepared Title V Air Permits and air quality program compliance support

    Supported Hazardous Materials Management Program, reviewed and updated the ARL Hazardous Materials Management Plan (HMMP), and provided emergency response for accidental spills

    Participated in Environmental Performance Assessment System (EPAS) and Site Assistance Visits (SAVs) through internal audits and inspections; monitored compliance activities; analyzed Federal, State, APG, and local environmental legislation and regulatory developments

    Packaged and transported Regulated Medical Waste and signed shipping manifests

    Supported Environmental Management System (EMS) and Pollution Prevention (P2) with opportunity assessments, process reviews, product substitutions, and chemical inventory reductions

    Managed solid waste including pursuing re-use and recycling opportunities

    Reviewed National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents and assessed potential impact on activities and operations

    Created training programs to improve regulatory awareness and hazard communication to the ARL civilian and contractor workforce

    Performed routine inspections to identify areas of concern or non-compliance across all environmental and safety media areas and prepared corrective action plans

    Created standard operating procedures, internal operating procedures, job hazard analysis, chemical hygiene plan, and site-specific contingency plans

    Commercial Contracting Corporation, MI Compliance and EMS

    Produced user-friendly regulatory-compliance spreadsheet for the company's Environmental Management System to support regulatory compliance assumptions and EMS record-keeping requirements

    Defense Supply Center, Richmond, VA Safety and Occupational Health

    Provided safety instructions, guidance and training

    Conducted safety campaigns

    Established and monitored trending and metrics data

    Produced and posted safety displays

    Published mishap prevention articles

    Conducted accident investigations

    Managed Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)

    Oversaw Safety eWorkplace SharePoint site

    Conducted ergonomic assessments

    Supported Enterprise Safety Applications Management System (ESAMS)

    Fort A.P. Hill Integrated Pest Management Plan

    Updated the Integrated Pest Management Plan

    Addressed permit needs for pesticide discharge to surface water to ensure compliance with Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES)

    Developed permit management strategies and data collection tools to document and track pesticide application activities, including Pesticide Discharge Management Plan template and Pesticides Requirements Checklist for distribution to pesticide contractors

    Fort A.P. Hill Stormwater Management Surveys

    Conducted installation-wide non-point source stormwater surveys in accordance with Section 319 of the Clean Water Act and Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Regulations

    Assessed impact of vehicle washing, forestry operations, firebreak construction and maintenance, mobile water purification operations, mobile kitchen trailer (MKT) operations and other activities

    Fort Bragg, NC Watershed Quality

    Obtained a delegated regulatory program for sediment control from State of North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources

    Conducted erosion control, sediment control and storm water management

    Fort Campbell, KY Waste Minimization, RCRA Compliance

    Developed environmental training and education for satellite accumulation point operators and military personnel including Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and environmental quality officer (EQO) training

    Evaluated, inspected and made recommendations for RCRA Subpart C and D Compliance

    Oversaw Pollution Prevention Opportunity Assessments, P3 updates, and P2 Initiatives

    Supported implementation of the EMS

    Updated Environmental Handbook and Environmental Operation Procedures

    Fort Detrick and Fort Meade, MD EPCRA, Section 313 (TRI)

    Supported Section 313 TRI Form R preparation and submission

    Fort Knox, KY Air Quality

    Completed data collection and recordkeeping for Title V Operating/Construction Permit and Air Emission Source Database

    Completed testing, monitoring, recordkeeping and reporting

    Addressed Section B and insignificant air emission points for permit compliance

    Maintained compliance with Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting

    Created Air Emission Source Database

    Analyzed new and proposed regulations and standards to ensure compliance

    Fort Knox, KY EPCRA

    Prepared Tier II reports and associated site maps

    Planned, inspected, and evaluated Section 313 reporting

    Established a safety data sheet (SDS) inventory

    Prepared Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Form R

    Fort Knox, KY Hazardous Waste Management

    Planned, scheduled, and managed Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste, non-RCRA hazardous waste, special waste (including universal waste and clean-up waste), and other materials

    Collected, packaged, labeled, marked, stored, processed and transported waste in accordance with installation, Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), Department of Defense, State and Federal laws and regulations

    Operated 90-day Accumulation Point and Hazardous Waste Storage Facilities

    Conducted hazardous waste compliance inspections of satellite accumulation points

    Fort Knox, KY Water Quality

    Prepared water quality-related documentation including Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) plans, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), and permits

    Fort Lee, VA Solid Waste Management Plan Update

    Conducted site visits and interviews

    Incorporated new regulatory information

    Produced document and coordinated approval with the installation's compliance officer

    Fort Lee, VA Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures Plan Update

    Conducted site visits and interviews

    Incorporated information from various document

    Produced document and coordinated approval with the installation's compliance officer

    Fort McClellan, AL BRAC Support

    Reviewed technical documents

    Supported Restoration Advisory Board

    Supported administrative record/information repositories support

    Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, GA Air Quality

    Oversaw compliance for Title V air permit

    Conducted air emission inventory for current heating units, boilers, and other stationary sources

    Conducted sampling at Central Energy Plant to determine boiler’s impact on National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

    Created ArcView mapping of existing and new mission points

    Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, GA Qualified Recycling Program (QRP)

    Led 'Keep Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Beautiful' campaign

    Conducted Solid Waste Annual Reporting (SWARS)

    Managed landfill intake process

    Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC), USMC Installations Worldwide Environmental Compliance Evaluations (ECEs)

    Evaluated environmental regulatory compliance at Marine Corps installations worldwide

    Provided review of Marine Corps environmental compliance trends

    Provided tools and solutions to strengthen environmental compliance and management in support of missions and operations

    Identified corrective and preventive actions to address the root causes of findings or discrepancies

    Provided a forum for exchanging successful environmental compliance strategies and best management practices

    Langley Air Force Base, VA Air Quality

    Reviewed State Operating Air Permit

    Conducted site visits and interviews with program-related shops to review records and procedures

    Prepared compliance checklists and reports

    Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Environmental Multimedia Compliance

    Worked under various primes to supported MDOT State Highway Administration (SHA) with multi-media compliance efforts

    Updated environmental  regulatory compliance checklists andmitigation design reviews 

    U.S. Army Reserve, 88th Regional Support Command, WI U.S. Army Reserve, 88th Regional Support Command, WI

    Created or updated Stormwater Management Plans for approximately 200 facilities across 19 states

    Conducted backflow and cross-connection control, and drain surveys at multiple facilities

    Prepared dozens of Facility Spill Contingency Plans

    Provided ArcGIS mapping for each site to be incorporated into U.S. Army Reserves overall GIS program

    Evaluated compliance with Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)

    U.S. Army Reserve, 88th Regional Support Command, WI Water Resource Management Plan (WRMP)

    Conducted regulatory review for water resource management at federal and state level/p>

    Consolidated and analyzed water consumption numbers from Fiscal Year 2007 to present for pilot facilities of the 321 facilities

    Wrote water resource management plan for 19-state area of operation

  • natural resources

    Erg Compliance Projects
    client / location project details
    Fort A.P. Hill, VA Nutrient Management Plan

    Prepared a major revision and update to the existing Nutrient Management Plan, including information on management of primary nutrients on wildlife food plots and leased agricultural areas

    Conducted site visits and interviews, and collected technical data

    Provided summary of regulations and legislation and background information on nutrient application methods and timing, and planting, and calculated crop yield based on soil type

    Coordinated certification of the Nutrient Management Plan

    Bexar County, TX Ecosystem Restoration

    Contributed to Fort Worth District’s San Antonio Channel Improvement Project Prepared Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) for Land Acquisition and transfer of land adjacent to the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park (SAAN)

    Performed site surveys for general biological, threatened and endangered species and waters of the U.S.

    Columbia, MD Benthic invertebrate Identification

    Conducted taxonomic identifications for benthic infauna samples

    Provided summary statistics (abundance, diversity, evenness and richness) for government and commercial offices

    Provided benthic community analyses using sediment samples and provided characteristics such as grain size, percent moisture and total organic carbon content

    Fort Bragg, NC Wildlife and Habitat Program Support

    Conducted biological assessments and surveys for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) consultation and 404 permit documentation for
    red-cockaded woodpeckers and rare and endangered plants

    Conducted wetland surveys and delineation for future and potential project sites

    Participated with Greenspace Committee and Habitat Restoration Working Group Committee to review landscape and design plans and monitor restoration and mitigation projects

    Fort Hood, TX Biological Assessment

    Participated in Formal Section 7 Endangered Species Act consultation with USFWS

    Prepared biological assessment to address the potential impacts from the transfer of land from Fort Hood to the Texas A&M University System

    Assessed populations of species of concern which included the federally-listed golden-cheeked warbler and black-capped vireo

    Fort Hood, TX Integrated Natural Resource Management Plan (INRMP)

    Participated in team effort to update Fort Hood’s Integrated Natural Resource Management Plan (INRMP)

    Prepared sections for protective species, wetlands, and fish and wildlife

    Fort Lee, VA Nutrient Management Plan (Golf Course)

    Conducted site visits and interviews

    Collected soil samples for analysis

    Produced document and coordinated certification

    Fort Lee, VA Wildlife

    Conducted bat survey to develop an inventory of species

    Deployed stationary acoustic bat detectors

    Conducted mobile acoustic monitoring on established driving transects

    Deployed mist nets for bat captures

    Conducted mist netting

    Collected biological data on individual bats captured

    Compiled all data and prepared findings repor

    Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, NJ Ecosystem Management Plan

    Developed the Ecosystem Management Plan to detail available strategic alternatives and impacts on the ecosystem

    Conducted biological surveys to track threatened and endangered species habitat, map with ArcGIS, and provide management guidance

    Planned, produced, and oversaw Earth Day activities for over 1000 guests

    Joint Task Force North, TX Wetland Restoration Plan

    Developed Wetland Restoration Plan

    Conducted biological monitoring of restoration construction activities

    Collected native plant seed for use in the restoration

    Conducted post-construction annual monitoring of restored wetland

    NAVFAC Washington, Multiple Locations Invasive Species Management and Ecosystem Restoration

    Supported management of invasive plants through surveys, mapping, and chemical and mechanical means

    Designed and maintained trails and interpretive displays

    Improved habitat with native plantings, stream restoration, and wetland
    creation

    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Multiple Locations Wetland Delineations

    Performed background research on 14 land parcels in four cities

    Conducted wetland delineations and provided results

    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Multiple Locations Threatened and Endangered Species Consultations

    Performed background research on 18 land parcels in four cities

    Conducted regulatory agency consultations and provided results

  • national environmental policy act (NEPA)

    Erg NEPA Projects
    client / location project details
    Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters, VA Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)

    Provided research and content on water resources for PEIS for FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program

    Gathered and synthesized information from numerous state and federal sources

    Within one week, researched and provided information about floods, floodplains, surface water, surface water quality, national wild and scenic rivers, groundwater, wetlands, and water supply/use for the 21 major geographic area classification of Hydrologic Unit Codes (HUC-2)

    Fort Lee, VA NEPA Program Support

    Supported development of streamlined NEPA analysis approach

    Developed Capacity Analysis Report (CAR)

    Conducted extensive research to establish environmental baseline for each Valued Environmental Component (VEC)

    Identified and analyzed resource significance thresholds

    Conducted capacity analysis to support future installation actions

    Analyzed existing communication methods and developed Public Involvement Plan

    Developed associated standard operating procedures (SOP) for how to address changes to installation plans, actions and operations

    Prepared Enhanced Sustainability Annual Report with associated Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)

    Fort Lee, VA Supplemental Environmental Assessments (EAs)

    Prepared a Supplemental EAs for the Integrated Wildland Fire Management Plan and Range Complex Master Plan by conducting the following
    activities:

    Described proposed action and alternatives

    Defined baseline environmental and socio-economic conditions

    Analyzed potential impacts

    Prepared Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)

    Coordinated public involvement

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Fairbanks Command
    and Data Acquisition Station, AK
    Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA)

    Provided an updated Master Plan and PEA for the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) facility in
    Fairbanks, Alaska

    Evaluated long-term planning and modernization efforts and provided comprehensive environmental compliance guidance and alternatives for management actions

    Consulted with federal, state and local regulators, community organizations and other stakeholders for thorough review and acceptance of facility plans

    Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA Installation Development EA

    Prepared an EA for several installation development projects by conducting the following activities:

    Described proposed action and alternatives

    Defined baseline environmental and socio-economic conditions

    Analyzed potential impacts

    Prepared Finding of No Practicable Alternative (FONPA)/Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)

    Prepared a Federal Consistency Determination

    Coordinated public involvement

    Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA NEPA Program Support

    Provided an EA outline for the following proposed projects:

    Mosquito control

    Phragmites control

  • restoration

    Erg Restoration Projects
    client / location project details
    Fort Knox, KY Installation Restoration Program Support

    Coordinated cleanup efforts with regulatory, command, and contractor representatives

    Documented site investigations and remedial activities

    Reviewed innovative technologies, technical infeasibility waivers, new strategy development, regulatory impacts of proposed actions, draft environmental cleanup efforts and monitoring program activities

    Updated Installation Action Plan

    Supported Headquarters Army Environmental System (HQAES) and Cost-to-Complete (CTC) annual update

    Maintained administrative records and Defense State Memorandum of Agreement (DSMOA), Defense Environmental Programs Annual Report to Congress (DEPARC), and Installation Restoration Advisory Board (RAB)

    Fort Stewart, GA Installation Restoration Program Support

    Managed Compliance Cleanup, Underground Storage Tank (UST)/Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) and Landfill Programs

    Performed annual Headquarters Army Environmental System (HQAES) and Cost-to-Complete (CTC) updates

    Updated Administrative Record and Information Repository inventory

    Reviewed Land Use Control (LUC) sites and Master Plan for consistency with Corrective Action Plan

    Updated Installation Action Plan (IAP) regarding cleanup strategies

    U.S. Army Environmental Command, MD & VA Installation Restoration Program Support

    Provided professional expertise for the execution of project and programmatic requirements of the Environmental Cleanup Program at Blossom Point Research Facility, Forest Glen, Fort A.P. Hill, Fort Detrick, Picatinny Arsenal, Fort Lee, and Joint Base Meyers-Henderson Hall (including Fort McNair)

    Managed compliance cleanup at a variety of site types

    Performed annual Headquarters Army Environmental System (HQAES) and Cost-to-Complete (CTC) updates

    Updated Administrative Record and information repository inventory

    Reviewed Land Use Control (LUC) sites and Master Plan for consistency with Corrective Action Plan

    Updated Installation Action Plan (IAP) regarding cleanup strategies

    U.S. Army Environmental Command, Multiple Locations Nationwide Installation Restoration Program Support

    Provided professional expertise for the execution of project and programmatic requirements of the Environmental Cleanup Program installations including Fort Leavenworth, Fort Rucker, Fort Riley, Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant, Joliet Army Ammunition Plant, Indiana Army Ammunition Plant, Jefferson Proving Ground, Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant, Badger Army Ammunition Plant, Tooele Army Depot, Deseret Chemical Depot, Charles Melvin Price Support Center, Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant, Fort Bliss, Fort Carson, Fort Sill, Dugway Proving Ground, White Sands Missile Range, and Fort Greely

    Performed a variety of program- and project-specific activities including document review, reporting Cost to Complete (CTC) assessments, development of data packages, Headquarters Army Environmental System (HQAES) support, and administrative record and information repository maintenance

  • planning

    Erg Compliance Projects
    client / location project details
    U.S. Army Office of the Assistance Chief of Staff for Installation Management (ACSIM) Training Symposium Support

    Provided logistical Training Symposium support, facility coordination

    Coordinated speakers and presenters

    Developed symposium website

    Fort Bragg, NC Geographic Information System (ArcGIS)

    Provided geospatial analysis and support for forestry, wildlife, endangered species, cultural resources, water management, sustainability and NEPA sections

    Trained users in ArcGIS software and hardware

    Developed new data schemas and upgrades

    Met Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE)

    Fort Bragg, NC NetZero and Sustainability

    Integrated environmental stewardship into operation in pursuit of Net Zero

    Addressed potential impacts and recommended mitigation activities as part of NEPA and sustainability

    Evaluated construction activities, field training operations, and realestate projects for NEPA considerations

    Fort Knox, KY Geographic Information System (ArcGIS)

    Edited, analyzed, captured data and assure quality of GIS entries for environmental and cultural resources

    Fort Stewart, GA Public Outreach

    Contributed and facilitated work in Environmental Quality Control Committee

    Ensured inclusion of environmental concerns in Strategic Planning Board

    Actively participated in Process Action Team

    Contributed and updated information for Installation’s Sustainability Management System

    Developed and facilitated activities for annual Earth Day event

    Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Energy & Sustainability (DASA-E&S) VA Energy Security and Sustainability Strategy

    Developed and edited policies and strategies that address the Army energy and sustainability posture

    Established an Energy Security and Sustainability Strategy working group and provided technical and production support for working sessions and meetings to achieve ultimate approval for the Strategy by the Senior Energy and Sustainability Council, and Senior Army Leadership

    Analyzed Army Energy policy to better promote and utilize renewable power and utilize private sector enterprise funding where appropriate

    Supported alignment of the Army Environmental Portfolio with DoD Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan mission and goals

    Oyster Recovery Partnership, MD Public Outreach

    Hired and trained staff for development and implementation of Electronic Commercial Fishing Harvesting Reporting System (ECFHRS) for Maryland Fisheries

    Reimbursed services and expenses of fishermen and trainers to support and train Maryland's fishing industry on ECFHRS

    Army Environmental Command, Fort Sam Houston, TX Environmental Training Programs

    Supported all Army installations with AEC-staff specific technical and professional development training programs in environmental topics

    Provided individualized course offerings and training opportunities to enhance employee performance and support individual development plans