October 25th, 2022

SSCI was selected to accomplish the fuel tank removal of a former gas station on the TxDOT 288 Expansion Project.  SSCI provided the engineering design, construction, and environmental field investigations for the tank removal.  The fueling system consisted of two (2) 20,000-gallon underground storage tanks (USTs).  One containing gasoline and the other diesel fuel.  Please read below to see how this was accomplished one step at a time. Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint Surveys First step:  SSCI performed an Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint Survey for demolition.  The objective was to identify and sample suspect asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) and Lead-Based Paint Materials Read More »

September 22nd, 2021

Activities and Results Separation Systems Consultants, Inc. (SSCI) performed as the fueling consultant for the design of the installation, removal and rehabilitation of the Williamson County (WILCO) Facility Maintenance Department in Georgetown, Texas. SSCI’s services include the design of a new state of the art fueling system to provide gasoline, diesel, and propane fueling services to countywide service vehicles for maintenance, emergency response, and public safety. SSCI conducted multiple site inspections and meetings with stakeholders to assess the fueling demands and logistical requirements for the new fueling system. With local expertise, SSCI developed the design of the new fueling system Read More »

March 19th, 2020

SSCI’s team of professionals including industrial hygienists, safety professionals, biologists, and engineers have experience in disaster response and recovery including emergency response for natural disasters and catastrophes. Our services include Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) compliant programs. Our team members have performed as Incident Commanders for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and EPA response for Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Ike and Harvey in Texas and Louisiana as well as for many tornado debris responses in Oklahoma. Our team has performed emergency response for the Texas Commission on Read More »

March 19th, 2020

IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY RUSH TURN AROUND WITH NO FEE COMPETITIVE PRICING ASTM AND AAI COMPLIANT SSCI’s approach to risk audits and Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) assures sounds, reliable findings and cost-effective solutions.  SSCI has over thirty years of experience in Phase I, Phase II, and other environmental services.  SSCI is experienced in HUD grants, GLO grants, and SBA loans.  Our staff has set a professional standard in the industry and conducts investigations in accordance with the standard practice of ASTM E 1527-13.  With offices in Texas and Louisiana, SSCI can respond quickly to your ESA needs. EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS  Phase I Environmental Read More »

March 6th, 2020

                  SSCI is pleased to announce our part in the opening of a new Bridge on Brays Bayou as part of the massive $220 million undertaking to connect Houston’s parks and turn 3,000 acres into public green space. SSCI performed the environmental services for this bridge being opened, as well as the United States Army Core of Engineers (USACE) permitting, United States Coast Guard (USCG) coordination, and TxDOT environmental review. Please consider SSCI for any of your  Environmental, Engineering or Construction needs. View our Services!

March 3rd, 2020

   SSCI-Environmental is pleased to have had the opportunity to speak at the Bay Area Commercial Real Estate Network (BACREN) Monthly Luncheon on February 20, 2020.  BACREN is a non-profit professional organization formed to serve Commercial Real Estate practitioners, associated businesses, investors, and the public in the Houston Bay Area, including but not limited to Harris, Galveston, and Brazoria Counties, Texas.  SSCI-Environmental has been a long time sponsor and supporter of BACREN.  SSCI’s Vice President, Jo Drake Keim, and Natural Resource Specialist, Allyson Graziano, presented the ins and outs of wetland mitigation for the real estate market.  The audience of Read More »

March 18th, 2019

March 18, 2019 is Global Recycling Day! SSCI will be doing its share of recycling and waste reduction in the office environment. SSCI reuses copy paper as much as possible for internal use, and we have a designated recycling bin for paper and plastics. Plastic or Styrofoam coffee cups have been replaced by ceramic mugs in the common area to reduce waste all year round. Other ways to make the office environment greener include bringing your own lunch to work in a reusable container to reduce waste and utilizing paper clips in lieu of staples. These seemingly small actions really Read More »

October 2nd, 2018

SSCI provided maintenance activities to a damaged culvert owned by an HOA located in Dickinson, Texas (Site) where existing articulated concrete blocks (ACBs) were uplifted and separated during a Hurricane Harvey.  This caused the subgrade to be eroded and a large hole to form at the base of the culvert. SSCI was able to mobilize quickly and efficiently to solve the problem.  The work involved designing a new, more effective culvert layout that would significantly reduce erosion during large rain events. The following construction services were also completed during the remediation: Pumping of standing water in the washout area; Replacement Read More »

August 28th, 2018

SSCI was in attendance at the annual League City Historical Living History Society’s Dinner;  this year’s theme was “The Great War” (World War I). The Society is a non-profit organization that promotes and preserves the history of League City, Texas. It’s annual Living History Dinner is a fundraiser SSCI has supported for over a decade; proceeds benefit historical society projects like the “One-Room School House” and the West Bay Area Common School Children’s Museum. This year, the Silent Auction featured fine art by local artists, basket prizes and vintage architecture items; I won a special pet gift basket that included Read More »