Employee Health and Safety Highest Priority at Broadbent

Posted by & filed under Environmental, Health & Safety, Water & Wastewater Facilities Operations, Water Resources.

Broadbent employees Amanda and Erin sport dermal and respiratory personal protective equipment (PPE) while working at an acid rock drainage water treatment facility. Safety comes first at Broadbent, and our employees undergo extensive health and safety training (initially and routinely) which allows them to achieve and maintain safety competency while working on a variety of projects. We work hard to maintain our “safety first” culture among our employees and subcontractors, and we seek to eliminate or control all potential occupational health and safety hazards, while still providing cost-effective services to our clientele. Broadbent is proud of its exceptional safety record, and we are very proud of our employees’ dedication to maintaining that record. Keep up the great work Amanda and Read More »

RIFS Work Continues at Former Copper Mine

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Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RIFS) activities continue at a former Copper Mine in Northern Nevada.  Earlier this month Broadbent completed 2nd Quarter Groundwater Monitoring and Sampling of approximately 220 wells including monitor, domestic, and production wells screened across numerous water bearing zones representing different aquifers. The schedule allocated three weeks to complete the event; however, the work was completed early primarily due to focused pre-field planning efforts, outstanding field management, fair weather, and the dedication and hard work of the Broadbent field staff.   Approximately 350 wells are scheduled to be sampled in August as part of the 3rd Quarter Groundwater Monitoring and Sampling event.  In addition to groundwater monitoring, various assessment and remedial activities at the site associated Read More »

California Environmental Consultant Volunteering in Alpine County

Posted by & filed under Air Quality, Environmental, Press Release.

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Broadbent & Associates, Inc. is more than an environmental consulting company operating throughout California, Nevada, Texas, and other neighboring states. We also strive to be part of our communities through volunteerism and financial donations to grassroots non-profit organizations such as the Alpine Watershed Group. Broadbent is proud to have served as one of the primary sponsors for the 17th Annual Markleeville Creek Day held on September 9, 2016 and organized by the Alpine Watershed Group. Broadbent employees and their family members volunteered to complete restoration projects that help improve the overall health of watersheds in Alpine County, California. Volunteer activities included removal of invasive plants; planting of willow stakes, potted willows, and cottonwood plants; and slope seeding and bank stabilization Read More »

Archaeologist Digs Up Cost-Savings for Mine Assessments

Posted by & filed under Cultural Resource Management, Environmental.

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Because of the wide range of environmental services that Broadbent provides, our employees are exposed to many different types of fascinating work. Ashlee Younie, a Registered Professional Archaeologist, is one such person. Along with skills gained while working on projects for the United States EPA and the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, her education has helped her become a specialist in addressing environmental challenges unique to abandoned mine lands. She has experience performing surveys and sampling water and solids at historic mine sites. Her abandoned mine land work has included the recording of site features for use in mine site assessments and data analytics. When Broadbent is performing environmental investigations of abandoned mine lands, Ashlee’s knowledge is invaluable. She is Read More »

Northern California Personnel to Attend Environmental Association Event on Angel Island

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Northern California Division Manager, Kristene Tidwell, will join professionals from the Northern California Professional Environmental Marketing Association (NCal PEMA) at an upcoming meeting on Angel Island, CA. Excited to attend this unique outing, Kristene will join other environmental professionals to explore the landmass’s settings and share ideas about marketing and providing environmental services, in and around the Bay Area. Association networking events include discussion about the wide variety of service offerings that members specialize in: Environmental Health & Safety and Compliance Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments Soil and Water Testing Complications of UST Remediation Use of Subcontractors for Federal and California Environmental Services Contracts For more information about the event contact NCal PEMA.