Services We Provide

At CEA we are committed to balancing both economic and environmental trends with the need for effective solutions that achieve environmentally sustainable growth. We meet this challenge head-on by focusing our expertise in four distinct areas:

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Petroleum Bulk Storage

CEA provides environmental and engineering services for our clients in the petroleum and chemical bulk storage industries.

  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans
  • Facility Response Plans (FRPs)
  • EPA and NYSDEC Regulatory Compliance
  • Secondary Containment Design
  • Site Investigations (Groundwater, Soil, Surface Water)
  • Remedial Actions/Site Clean-ups
  • Underground Tank Closures
  • Permitting
  • Site Inspections
  • Remediation Oversight/Agency Reporting

See how CEA helped its client meet regulatory requirements for pollution and spill prevention and avoid costly regulatory agency actions.

Panco Petroleum, Inc.
AIM Property UST Removal
Carpenter Environmental Associates environmental solutions

Environmental Site Assessment, Investigation and Remediation

CEA performs environmental due diligence to identify, investigate, and remediate contaminated properties.

  • Phase I Assessments
  • Phase II Assessments/Site and Remedial Investigations
  • Remedial Actions
  • Construction Oversight/Agency Reporting
  • ISRA (New Jersey)

See how CEA saved its clients time and money and enhanced their property values through its expert site assessments and innovative remediation solutions.

Peter Jay Sharp Center for Opportunity International, Inc.
Aerco International
Carpenter Environmental Associates environmental solutions

Stormwater and Wastewater Design and Management

CEA evaluates, designs, obtains permitting for, and performs inspections of stormwater and wastewater management systems.

  • Construction Stormwater Permitting and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs)
  • Erosion and Sediment Control (E&SC) Plans
  • Construction Stormwater/Erosion and Sediment Control Inspections
  • Stormwater Management Practice (SMP) and Collection System Maintenance Inspections
  • Industrial Stormwater Permitting and SWPPPs
  • Industrial Stormwater Inspection, Compliance Monitoring, and Reporting
  • Wastewater Compliance Monitoring and Reporting
  • Wastewater Permitting
  • Wastewater Assimilative Capacity Studies
  • Water Quality Assessment and Monitoring
  • Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) Cause Analysis
  • Sanitary Sewer Design, Operation, and Maintenance Analysis
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Design, Operation and Maintenance Analysis
  • Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Development and Review
  • Green Infrastructure (GI)/Low Impact Development (LID) Stormwater Management Designs

Take a look at how CEA’s innovative designs and management solutions overcame significant property redevelopment and local waste water regulation challenges.

Bay Street Landing
Stryker Wastewater Monitoring
Carpenter Environmental Associates environmental solutions

Wetland and Ecological Investigations

CEA provides all aspects of wetland delineations, mitigations, and permitting and performs ecological investigations.

  • Freshwater and Tidal Wetland Permitting
  • Wetland Delineations
  • Wetland Mitigation Design and Construction Oversight
  • Violation Resolution
  • Natural Resource Inventory/Ecological Investigations
  • Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Development and Review

Find out how CEA’s detailed and unbiased expert wetland investigations helped a residential developer receive site approval from the local town and planning boards.

Patrick Farms Development Wetlands
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Environmental Litigation Support

CEA provides litigation support in wide-ranging matters, including Clean Water Act, RCRA, permitting, and hazardous waste management violations. CEA has over 30 years of experience providing technical support in environmental litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants in:

  • Citizen Suits
  • Class Action Suits
  • Toxic Torts
  • Insurance Defense
  • Condemnation Hearings and Suits
  • Regulatory Appeals

CEA technical expertise covers a wide range of environmental issues, including:

  • Clean Water Act (CWA) Violations
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Violations
  • Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs)
  • Pollutant Release Fate and Transport and Environmental Impacts
  • CAFO Discharges
  • Hazardous Waste Management Disposal
  • Permitting Actions/Violations
  • Wetland Disturbances

CEA’s litigation support services include:

  • Technical Issue Analysis
  • Discovery Support
  • Expert Witness Reports Complying with Federal and State Rules of Evidence
  • Affidavits/Declarations in Support of Motions
  • Testimony and deposition and trial

Here are just a few examples of how CEA’s unbiased expertise and innovative litigation support solutions helped achieve successful environment litigations.

Honeywell Chromium Sites
ACA vs. Murphy Farms
San Francisco Baykeeper vs. West Bay Sanitary District
Proposed Water Bottling Facility SEQRA Review