Hannah Fraser has over 18 years’ experience in dealing with contaminated land as an environmental consultant.
Her specialist areas include:
Contaminated land site investigation and due diligence
If you buy land that happens to be contaminated, you may end up with a big clean up bill you weren’t expecting. Due diligence investigations help you manage the risks.
Site investigation and risk assessment to support the acquisition of brownfield land
Evaluation of the contamination status of the land through a tiered risk based approach to cost effectively assess whether brownfield land is affected by contamination, and whether it is suitable for its current or intended use.
Design and supervision of site investigations including borehole and piezometer design, development of sampling programmes, supervision of a wide range of drilling techniques, soil and groundwater sampling, soil gas monitoring and sampling, laboratory liaison and contractor management.
Remediation advice and supervision of contaminated land restoration
Remediation options appraisal in accordance with CLR11, remediation strategy development, regulatory negotiation, contractor management and liaison, supervision, validation and verification, providing evidence of the increased value of your land.
Part 2A assessment and support
Site investigation, risk assessment and remediation services to support Local Authorities in the inspection of their areas, and to support Part A and Part B persons in managing potential liabilities.
Industrial site assessment and clean up
Site investigation, risk assessment and remediation advice for land that has been subject to potentially polluting activities, allowing you to release land for beneficial use and realise its value.
Planning support for brownfield development
Make sure that your planning application is not held up by land contamination issues and that planning officials have the right information to process your application.
Site investigation, conceptual model development and risk assessment to demonstrate that sites are suitable for their planned use, or to develop remediation strategies that will render them suitable for use. Liaison with planning officers and other statutory consultees regarding land contamination issues.
Pollution incident management
This can help you respond quickly and effectively to pollution incidents, minimising clean up costs, environmental and reputational damage.
Provision of clear and timely advice in response to pollution incidents, including management of spill response contractors, liaison with regulators, design and rapid implementation of appropriate investigation and remediation measures.