Environmental Investigation & Remediation


Wenck offers our clients a unique advantage due to our understanding of site development, risk management, and the regulatory process. Whether you are performing a voluntary cleanup to make your property more marketable or mitigating environmental liability, we can assist you through the process. We strive to understand each client’s vision and produce deliverables that address your immediate need and your organization’s goals as a whole. 

Phase I & Phase II Environmental Site Assessments & Remediation

Worried about drainage, environmental hazards, contamination, or hindering the growth of an endangered species on your new or M&A acquired property? Think Wenck. Wenck is your one-stop shop throughout the entire real estate opportunity – from original Phase I and II site assessments, to final construction, and care beyond. With you as an integral partner. Our consultants flourish in the field with a keen knowledge of developmental procedures: researching, collecting, and analyzing data on the atmospheric, aquatic, terrestrial, and socioeconomic environments for input to environmental assessments and regulatory applications. We work to solve your problems, ultimately exceeding aspirations of the property, whatever scale. Smart design, creative cost-effective strategies, and sustainable environmental compliance are at the heart of what we do to serve our clients and their communities now, and for many years to come. We ask the tough questions to create enduring results.

Vapor Intrusion

Wenck understands the challenges of identifying the vapor intrusion pathway. We are familiar with the multiple sources of volatile organic compounds and develop conceptual vapor intrusion site models using soil, groundwater, soil gas, and air data. We engineer, design, and install vapor mitigation systems when occupants are at risk. We have experience with all property types from industrial buildings to residential homes able to:

  • Collect & Interpret Soil, Groundwater, Soil Gas, & Air Data
  • Evaluate Forensic Buildings Using Real-time In-situ Data Analysis
  • Identify & Evaluate the Vapor Intrusion Pathway
  • Communicate Investigation Findings, Risk, & Action Plan
  • Negotiate with Regulators & Other Third Parties
  • Educate Affected Parties through Public Outreach
Grant Funding Assistance

Limited fiscal resources, competitive funding environments, federal/state allocation qualms, multifaceted economic climates – don’t let these factors impede your vision. Wenck’s veteran team is well-versed in preparing grant applications and helping clients navigate through the twist and turns of obtaining proper funding, all for the common good. Our approach has successfully assisted clients with strategizing, screening, and evaluating appropriate funding sources and set them up to receive federal and state grant and loan opportunities. Wenck can aid in the development process for projects that provide the maximum community, cost, and environmental benefits, with you in partnership.

Brownfield Redevelopment

Wenck understands that the revitalization of blighted Brownfield properties spurs economic development and stimulates community growth. We go beyond routine assessments and leverage historical data to
educate our clients throughout the real estate transaction process. We are involved in all phases from site identification and selection to redevelopment, operation, and beyond. We also help our clients secure federal, state, and local Brownfield grant and financial incentives whenever possible.

Mergers & Acquisitions Due Diligence

Assisting buyers or sellers on multi or single-site projects across the United States, Wenck tailors our services to fit your needs. Not only do we identify risks, we take the time to calculate the liability of identified risks and incorporate that into the economics of the deal – working for you to successfully close transactions as your partner and advocate. Wenck provides environmental expertise to:

  • Private Equity Firms
  • Attorneys
  • Financial Institutions
  • Commercial, Industrial & Manufacturing Companies

Wenck environmental due diligence services for Mergers and Acquisitions include:

  • Phase I & Phase II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Environmental Compliance Assessments
  • Asbestos/Hazardous Material Surveys
  • Health & Safety Assessments
  • Liability Risk & Cost Evaluation
Land/Natural Resources

Wenck employs a diverse group of biologists, ecologists, architects, and real estate professionals who can help you address biological, ecological, terrestrial, and water issues when seeking to manage natural resources in the midst of industrial development. We work on a wide variety of projects including site specific assessments of threatened and endangered wildlife and plant species, habitat and rangeland assessments, avian migration surveys and much more. Our experts can help you determine the effects potential development may have on wildlife before you move forward as well as help you navigate the federal National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process, if needed. Wenck’s biologists have conducted wildlife and botanical surveys to meet the requirements of the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Army Corps of Engineers, and state natural resources departments. We also have experience helping other state and federal agencies and private businesses complete needed inventories.

We welcome the opportunity to learn more about your organization's natural resource and land needs.

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