Case Studies

United States

Inspiration Landing/Lady Ensley Coming to Life in Sheffield, AL as part of Brownfield Redevelopment

Located on the southern banks of the Tennessee River sits the city of Sheffield, Alabama. Once a thriving industrial city with multiple lumber, metal, and aluminum manufacturing sites. The EPA awarded $400,000 for cleanup of hazardous substances and petroleum sites within applicable municipal limits and parts of surrounding Carroll County….

United States

Brownfield Redevelopment of Former Cadillac Stamping Plant

The former Cadillac Stamping Plant, a massive vacant manufacturing facility has been a staple of Detroit’s eastside since 1919. The parcels were originally developed as residential dwellings, a manufacturing building, a railroad property, and various commercial and industrial functions. In 1925 the plants focus shifted towards automobiles, working for the…

United States

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment in Yazoo City, Mississippi

Having records dating back to 1949, PM Environmental conducted a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) on a two-parcel property in Yazoo City, Mississippi. The property was developed with dwellings prior to 1949 and was home to several buildings, ASTs, and a bulk oil plant. Between 1969 and 2004, various…

United States

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment for Woodland Community Land Trust

In Campbell County, Tennessee, there is a 40.1-acre property that has records dating back to approximately 1891. The Woodland Community Land Trust was used for strip mining and deep coal mining back in the 1970s before mining was ceased in 1978. The Woodland Community Land Trust is the second-oldest community…

United States

Due Care Compliance, Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments for Commercial Property in Britton, Michigan

Since 1937, this Britton, Michigan property has been historically occupied by various grain and feed elevators while containing four parcels totaling 3.23 acres. The property contains 23 grain silos, various industrial buildings, a two-story hotel building and railroad spurs. From 1937 to 2019, site operations included bulk storage and mixing…

United States

Brownfield Redevelopment of Historic LaFollette Post Office

From 1936 to 2008 the former U.S. Post Office in La Follette, Tennessee was home to commercial buildings that were used for retail, warehousing, wagon storage and as stables. During the 1950s, the basement of the historic building functioned as a bomb shelter for the city. From 2008 to 2013,…

Wixom, Michigan

Brownfield Redevelopment of Former Ford Plant in Wixom, Michigan

The Ford Motor Company assembly plant in Wixom functioned for 50 years before ending operations in 2007. When demolition activities began in 2013, only rubble from former concrete building foundations, driveways, and building slabs areas remained, along with several former pit and basement areas. For years the Wixom Ford Assembly…

Florence, AL

EPA Brownfield Site Assessment Grant Preparation and Management for the Sweetwater Arts and Entertainment District in Florence, Alabama

PM Environmental, Inc. was retained by the City of Florence to provide consulting and grant preparation assistance for a Hazardous Substance and Petroleum Grant Request with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  PM Environmental conducted historical research on the area, provided guidance to City Officials on community activities to enhance…

EPA Brownfield Grant Management City of Chattanooga, Tennessee

The City of Chattanooga, Tennessee was awarded EPA Assessment Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) and Cleanup grants.  PM Environmental, Inc. (PM) responded to a Request for Qualifications from the City of Chattanooga and made the shortlist of 10 firms to interview.  After the interview process, PM was selected as a consultants…