Sagasser & Associates, Inc. Phase 1 environmental site assessments are performed and formatted in general accordance with the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standard Practice E1527. Guidance documents prepared by Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) are followed for completion of hydrogeological investigations, verification of soil remediation and remedial action plans. Our soil and groundwater sampling methods and procedures are conducted in general accordance with recommendations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Sagasser & Associates, Inc. is a qualified underground storage tank consultant (QUSTC), as developed by the MDEQ.
In general, the services provided by Sagasser & Associates, Inc. consist of initially identifying the specific requirements of the client; developing alternatives to achieve these requirements; explaining each alternative’s advantages and disadvantages; completing the alternative selected based on the client's needs; and explaining the subsequent results, our conclusions and our recommendations.
The main goal of Sagasser & Associates, Inc. is to identify practical solutions for addressing a project's specific conditions. It is our philosophy to explain the environmental situations in common terms for ease in the client's understanding of the services recommended or proposed. Sagasser & Associates, Inc. strives to maintain a "common-sense" approach to assessments and remediation. This is completed by maintaining active communication between the client and/or regulatory agencies to ensure the services provided by Sagasser & Associates, Inc. will aid the progression of the project.