Since 1974, K&D has specialized in providing inovative solutions to meet US EPA cleanup criteria for environmentally impacted sites. With our experienced management and personnel, K&D gets the job done incident free and on budget.
K&D performs many types of demolition projects and specializes in projects listed by the US EPA as Hazardous Waste Sites, as all of our employees are HAZWOPER trained. K&D personnel are also experienced in recycling which saves our clients expensive landfill costs.
Manufactured Gas Plants (MGP)
K&D specializes in closing MGP sites and is experienced in all associated tasks, including:
- Demolition and removal of buildings, holders, and tanks.
- Soil excavation
- Dredging and sediment removal
- Dewatering and water treatment – Operated Treatment Systems with discharge to the Saginaw River, St. Mary’s and Lake Michigan
- Transportation and disposal
- Site restoration
K&D has conducted emergency response to accidental spills since it began business in 1974. Spills may occur during a customer’s transportation and transfer of materials, such as petroleum products and industrial chemicals, or as a result from production malfunctions. Successful emergency spill response uses a multi-step approach: assessment, mobilization, containment, cleanup and decontamination. Spills occur at all times of the day and the week. K&D is a 24-hour spill responder. When emergency spills occur, immediate action is crucial. K&D teams are prepared to perform emergency cleanup on land and water.
K&D responded to spill situations by the Ohio EPA, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, United States Coast Guard and numerous businesses. Each K&D office has dedicated emergency response vehicles standing by for the next call.
Sludge Dewatering & Solidification
K&D tests and evaluates the waste prior to recommending the most cost efficient dewatering and/or solidification techniques. Sludge removal from impoundments or lagoons could involve dredges, environmentally designed crane buckets, filter presses, or a variety of other screening and filtering devices. Projects range in size from several hundred to well over 40,000 cubic yards.
Plant Closures & Decontamination
K&D’s plant cleaning and decontamination experience includes concrete and equipment cleaning, contaminated soil and dust removal, and the consolidation of drummed or other wastes generated as a result of plant work.
Soil Fixation & Excavation
K&D’s experience includes fixation of contaminated soil prior to excavation and disposal. Fixation and stabilization can include a variety of techniques.