Environmental Consulting & Remediation

Sundance began as a provider of environmental consulting services to the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Tribal governments under Native American Lands Environmental Mitigation Program (NALEMP). Since that time, Sundance has successfully conducted over 110- SIs for Alaska Native Villages, all in remote locations, as well as site investigations on reservations in the lower 48. This success resulted in the award of additional environmental consulting and remediation projects to Sundance by the USACE. Sundance also holds an Administrative, Engineering, Professional, and Technical Support Services contract to support the Idaho Cleanup Project at the Idaho National Laboratory focused predominantly on radioactive waste retrieval and repackaging from subsurface disposal sites. Sundance’s team of professionals is committed to efficient and creative solutions for:

  • Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Human Health & Ecological Risk Assessments
  • Preliminary Assessments
  • Site Investigations
  • Remedial Investigation
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Remedial Process Optimization
  • Well design, Installation & Monitoring
  • Soil, Sediment, Surface Water, and Groundwater Sampling
  • CERCLA & RCRA Related Environmental Services
  • Munitions Response Services
  • Decontamination and Demolition of Facilities

Natural & Cultural Resources

Sundance’s Natural and Cultural Resources division includes qualified professionals in the fields of archeology, anthropology, botany, biology, ecology, forestry, silviculture, geology, and hydrology. Sundance maintains professional standards for field investigations and reporting that abides by the Code of Ethics outlined by the Register of Professional Archaeologists. Our expertise extends through a range of functional and policy disciplines from National Environmental Policy Act through general planning services, including:

  • Environmental Program Management
  • Permitting & Compliance
  • Field & Data Management
  • Forest Inventories & Surveys
  • Natural Resource Damage Assessments
  • Natural Resource Management Plans
  • Human Health Risk Assessments
  • Ecological Risk Assessments & Inventories
  • Endangered Species Assessments
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • Categorical Exclusions
  • Biological Assessments & Evaluations
  • Cultural & Archaeological Inventories

Temporary Services

Sundance provides a variety of professional short and long- term support personnel to various government agencies including the Idaho National Laboratory, BLM, National Park Service, and U.S. Forest Service.

Sundance conducts comprehensive search and qualification initiatives to identify professionals within a specific skill set to meet customer requirements. Sundance specializes in partnering with customers to provide creative staffing solutions.

Public Involvement

Sundance has many years of experience communicating complex technical concepts to mixed audiences – both technical experts and the layperson. We work closely with the public and stakeholders to ensure participation and development of a viable sense of project ownership. Sundance’s communication team provides a comprehensive suite of public involvement services and offers excellence in technical writing, editing and visual communication tools, all of which supplement our facilitation and presentation skills. Services include:

  • Facilitation & Consensus-building
  • Public Meetings & Open Houses
  • Public Awareness Campaigns
  • Outreach to Stakeholders, Agencies, and Other Interested Parties
  • Technical Project Planning Meetings
  • Restoration Advisory Board Meetings
  • Fact Sheets, Newsletters, & Web Design
  • Meeting Dictation
  • Public Notices
  • Tribal Liaison Services

Records Management

Sundance provides extensive Federal Records Management and Audit services to several districts of the USACE. Expertise includes digitization, indexing, and compliance audits of CERCLA Formerly Used Defense Site projects.

Sundance is also proficient in background research including historic literature review, land ownership, land use, and potentially responsible party review.