Environmental consulting firm specializing in services to energy companies and industry.

Environment

iStock_000003229705Large_coal-ENVMeridian’s team of engineers and scientists are experienced in both “outdoor” and “indoor” environmental issues.

Expertise includes:

  • Air emissions control and permitting
  • LDAR management
  • Groundwater and soil investigations and remediation
  • Multi-media compliance and permitting
  • Industrial hygiene monitoring
  • Health and safety program development and training


Air Emissions Control and Permitting

Meridian’s team has expertise in designing control equipment for and permitting air emissions at new or existing industrial facilities.   Our team includes former EPA and DHEC regulators and patent holders for emission control technologies.  We have expertise in:

  • New Source Review
  • Operating and construction permits
  • Emissions quantification/process review for emissions reductions
  • Control technology evaluations and designs
  • Air quality analyses (including regulatory dispersion modeling)
  • Ambient air quality and meteorological monitoring
  • Compliance assurance

 

Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) Management

Our team of engineers and technicians can help determine regulatory and process stream applicability, audit your facility’s LDAR program with a field assessment, conduct a database review, identify and monitor leaks using EPA Method 21, and provide program training. In addition, we will review Process Flow Diagrams (PFD’s) and/or Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&ID’s) to ensure applicable equipment is properly identified.

Coastal Management and Natural Resources

  • Coastal Hazards Assessmentriver
  • Sediment Transport and Shoreline Change Analysis
  • Coastal Habitat and Species Assessment
  • Hydrologic and Groundwater Modeling
  • Water Quality Analysis
  • Contaminated Sediment Analysis
  • NEPA Documentation, Permitting and Impact Mitigation
  • Ecosystem Restoration Planning and Design
  • Coastal and Hydraulic Design
  • Habitat Suitability Studies
  • Mitigation Assistance
  • Protected Species Surveys
  • Section 7 HCPs
  • Sediment Sampling
  • Freshwater Wetland/Critical Area Delineations and Permitting Assistance
  • Section 404, 401, and 10 Permit Assistance


Groundwater and Soil Investigations and Remediation

Meridian’s hydrogeologists and engineers have extensive experience in performing soil and groundwater investigations and remediation.  Many of our projects involve forensic techniques to determine the source and age of a release.  Our in-house treatability lab is used to develop and verify treatment chemical effectiveness prior to field deployment.  Our services include the following:

  • Soil and Groundwater Assessments (Direct push and permanent well)
  • Remediation Design, Permitting, Installation, and O&M
  • Laboratory Treatability Studies
  • Groundwater Modeling
  • Well Head Protection Area Evaluations
  • Landfill Permitting
  • Soil Gas Surveys


Multi-media Compliance and Permitting

Meridian’s team has a proven track record of helping clients ensure compliance with environmental regulations.  We have notable experts in the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and other environmental regulations.  We have experience as in-house compliance specialists and focus on maintaining a clear understanding of our clients’ processes.

Our services include: 

  • Air Quality
  • Waste Water Management
  • Treatment System Design & Operation
  • Discharge Permitting
  • Treatability Studies
  • Storm Water Management and Plans
  • Pollution Prevention/Waste Minimization
  • Comprehensive Compliance Audits
  • ISO 14000 Environmental Management Systems
  • Hazardous Waste Management and Permitting
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Recycling/Beneficial Use Studies
  • Litigation Support and Expert Witness to Counsel


Industrial Hygiene Monitoring

Meridian has in-house industrial hygiene scientists with experience monitoring and assessing hazards in industrial and commercial facilities as well as public facilities such as schools. Our services include the following:

  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Surveys
  • Ambient Air Monitoring
  • Personal Exposure Monitoring
  • Industrial Hygiene Consultation
  • Industrial Hygiene Programs and Training
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Forensics Investigation


Health and Safety Program Development and Training

Meridian’s team works with you and your staff to develop effective Health and Safety Management Systems.  We perform hazard analyses and compliance audits, prepare specialized safety programs, assist in developing a safety culture, conduct safety inspections; participate in safety committees and accident investigations, and manage response to OSHA visits. In addition, our staff of engineers can perform assessment and design in areas such as process safety, control of hazardous energy, fire and explosion protection, ventilation, and ergonomics.

Our services include:

  • Combustible Dust Consulting
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • MSDS Management and Preparation with revised GHS requirements
  • Noise Monitoring
  • OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
  • Process Safety
  • Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Health and Safety Programs