Broadbent was contracted by the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP), from 2004 to 2012, to manage the Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) program. During this eight year period (two separate four-year contracts), Broadbent worked with NDEP staff on 18 different projects, some of which had multiple tasks.
Work performed under this contract included
- Provided office assistance with Case File review
- Prepared a LUST Desk Manual Guidance Document for NDEP staff
- Assisted NDEP in development of Risk Based Policy for LUST sites
- Conducted statewide soil gas survey (including well point installation and development) to assist NDEP in evaluating human exposure to the vapor migration pathway from LUST sites
- Conducted detailed soil and groundwater characterization activities, including remediation feasibility pilot testing, for several recalcitrant owner LUST sites and a solvent site
- Provided third party review for NDEP and the Washoe County Health District (WCHD) relative to a controversial LUST site in Washoe County
- Conducted a statewide project to locate Orphaned and/or Abandoned Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) within Nevada. Work was part of the LUST Trust Fund Assistance Award, funded under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009.
- Conducted several phases of file scanning and cataloging of closed LUST case files for NDEP