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Professional Services

GPSEarthTech Environmental's professional services include:

Environmental Site Assessments

Inspection and Testing Services

Air Quality Services

Water Quality Services

Mine Permitting

Hazardous Materials Management

Facility Closure and Site Rehabilitation

Compliance Audits

Environmental Management Systems

Professional Networking


Drums dumped in wooded area

Environmental Site Assessments

  • Transaction Screens (ASTM Method E1528-00)
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ASTM Method E1527-00)
  • Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ASTM Method E1903-97)

EarthTech Environmental has expertise in environmental site assessments and the identification of recognized environmental conditions. Bill Kraemer is a member of the Environmental Assessment Association and is a Certified Environmental Inspector (Certification No. 77391). Bill has participated in assessment work completed at commercial, industrial and mining properties in seven states and four countries.


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Boiler insulated with asbestos

Inspection and Testing Services

  • Asbestos inspections (for AHERA and NESHAPS compliance)
  • Radon testing
  • Water quality testing
  • Soil testing
  • Ancillary testing services for home inspectors

EarthTech Environmental is familiar with the design of monitoring programs, and the collection and evaluation of environmental data, including sampling protocols and QA/QC procedures. Bill Kraemer is a Certified Environmental Inspector and a Montana Department of Environmental Quality accredited Asbestos Inspector (License No. MTA3024).

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Stacks at a mineral processing facility

Air Quality Services

  • New source review
  • Pre-construction permits for minor stationary and mobile sources
  • Operating permits for major air pollution sources
  • Open burning permits
  • Permit modifications and alterations
  • Stack testing programs
  • Emission inventories

EarthTech Environmental has expertise in a variety of air permitting services, including initial applications, modifications, and alterations of pre-construction and Title V operating permits; open burning permits; management of stack testing programs; compliance certifications; emission inventories and reporting. Bill Kraemer has experience with air permitting for industrial and mining facilities in Montana and six other states.

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Stream

Water Quality Services

  • Onsite sewage treatment system (septic) permits
  • NPDES individual permits
  • General and construction stormwater permits
  • Stormwater pollution prevention plans
  • Water rights applications
  • Individual and Nationwide 404 permits (U.S. Clean Water Act)
  • 310 permits (Montana Natural Streambed and Land Preservation Act)

EarthTech Environmental has expertise in a wide variety of water-related permitting services, including initial applications, renewals and modifications of NPDES individual permits; general and construction stormwater permits; 310 and 404 permits; water rights applications and stormwater pollution prevention plans. Bill Kraemer has experience with water-related permitting for industrial and mining facilities in multiple states, and is certified (by the Flathead City-County Board of Health) to design sewage treatment systems in Flathead County, Montana.

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Mine Permitting

  • Operating permits for hard rock mines and quarries (Montana Metal Mine Reclamation Act)
  • Operating permits for sand and gravel operations (Montana Opencut Mining Act)
  • Permit amendments and revisions
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Plan of Operations
  • Reclamation Plans

EarthTech Environmental is experienced with the preparation of mine permit applications and reclamation plans, and familiar with the overall mine permitting and bonding process. Bill Kraemer is familiar with open pit and underground mining, and has worked with mining permits at multiple sites in Montana and California.

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Hazardous materials

Hazardous Materials Management

  • Waste stream analyses
  • Waste profiling
  • Waste management plans
  • Contingency plans
  • TSDF audits
  • Hazardous waste and hazardous materials management programs

EarthTech Environmental offers experienced, professional services for managing hazardous materials, including hazardous wastes generated by large quantity, small quantity and conditionally-exempt small quantity generators. Bill Kraemer is an OSHA 1910.120 trained Hazardous Materials Technician with HazMat team experience and has worked with hazardous waste management in multiple states. Bill has also prepared numerous SPCC plans for the storage and use of petroleum products.

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Mine site

Facility Closure and Site Rehabilitation

  • Closure planning for mines and industrial facilities
  • Closure implementation
  • Construction management
  • Reclamation
  • Post-closure monitoring

EarthTech Environmental has expertise in all phases of site closure activities, including planning, permitting, heavy construction/demolition, contractor management, site cleanup and reclamation, and the design and implementation of monitoring programs. Bill Kraemer has participated in the closure and rehabilitation of numerous mining, exploration and industrial properties.


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Chemical storage

Compliance Audits

  • Environmental regulatory compliance audits
  • Corrective action plans
  • Regulatory analyses and compliance assistance
  • Compliance audit programs

EarthTech Environmental is experienced with all phases of compliance auditing, including designing audit programs, developing formal audit protocols, conducting audits, and assisting with the development of corrective action plans. Bill Kraemer has participated in numerous audit training courses and workshops, and lead or participated in environmental audits of industrial and mining facilities in four states and three countries.

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Environmental Management Systems

  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • EMS employee training

EarthTech Environmental offers expert services in designing and implementing Environmental Management Systems, including working with an external certification registrar, developing management plans and work procedures, identifying aspects and impacts of activities, developing training media and conducting employee training, assisting with internal audits and corrective action, and developing realistic goals and targets. Bill Kraemer has experience developing and implementing ISO 14001 registered Environmental Management Systems for industrial facilities and mines in four states and three countries.

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Professional Networking

EarthTech Environmental maintains contacts with a wide array of environmental professionals and is able to arrange specialized services as necessary for projects, such as the services of wetland biologists, professional engineers, licensed water well installers, asbestos abatement contractors, industrial hygienists, etc.

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