The Remediation Section is comprised of Professional Geologists and Environmental Scientists who provide regulatory guidance and expertise related to property contamination that may result from underground storage tanks (USTs) or other uses. These experts interact with members of the KYTC District project teams, right of way sections, and facility/bridge maintenance members to assure that properties are addressed in compliance with state and regulatory requirements. This is achieved conducting Preliminary Site Assessments, Site Characterizations, Site Remediation, and Asbestos Inspections.
The UST/Hazmat Section is guided by codes, regulations and statutes related to UST’s, hazardous wastes and other wastes subject to regulation. Environmental services performed by the contracted environmental consultants and DEA staff complies with all applicable federal, state and local regulations, codes and statutes.
Regulations generally applied to UST/Hazmat projects include; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
, National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)
, Superfund Amendments and Reauthorizations Act (SARA) Title III
, Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
, Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 224
, Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) 401
, Kentucky Underground Storage Tank (UST)
, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process (ASTM Practice E-1527).
For more information contact
Craig Craig, Registered Geologist
Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
O'Dail Lawson, Environmental Scientist IV
Districts 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12