Phase I/Phase II

AquAeTer has prepared Phase I ESAs, Transactions Screens, and NEPA Screening and Reporting for over 1,000 communication tower sites from California to Washington D.C. This work has been on-going as part of regional build-outs for various clients. AquAeTer’s site assessments are conducted in conformance with ASTM guidance standards, as well as the Federal Brownfields Act, Standards and Practices for All Appropriate Inquiries (AAI). In addition, several non-scope areas are routinely inspected such as review and observation of potential asbestos-containing materials, lead-based paint, wetlands, and radon gas. NEPA evaluations are also conducted which include consultation with various local and state agencies, including State Historic Preservation Offices, Tribal Historic Preservation Offices, Division of Archaeology, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. These sites vary from undeveloped raw land sites to co-location of antenna structures on existing structures. Utilizing remote computer access, GPS and web-based electronic report assembly, reports can typically be completed within two weeks and submitted electronically on a large volume scale (subject to response time from state agencies).

AquAeTer provided the following services to its client for this sampling and reporting project:

  • Phase I ESAs in accordance with ASTM E 1527-05
  • NEPA Screening and Reporting;
  • Consultation with the SHPO;
  • Consultation with the THPO;
  • Consultation with the Division of Archaeology; and
  • Consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service