J. David Langford

J. David Langford
Vice President
Email J. David
P: 816-822-3175
F: 816-822-3494

Customized Remediation Solutions

Customized Remediation Solutions

Since the earliest days of environmental regulation, Burns & McDonnell has designed and implemented custom remediation solutions for a range of compounds and site conditions.

You benefit from our broad experience treating soil and groundwater, moving your sites toward closure with a focus on innovative, cost-effective and safe technologies.

Remediation Focused on the Right Approach, Equipment, Personnel

Burns & McDonnell designs and fabricates remediation equipment, which enables us to customize systems to your specific project requirements. We also use our own experienced staff for operations and maintenance services. Their direct knowledge of our system designs and fabrication processes maximizes efficiency and minimizes costs and downtime.

Our systems include innovative design processes, components and features that also reduce operations and maintenance costs and increase efficiency and reliability.

Remediation Strategies for Success

Burns & McDonnell develops remediation solutions with a clear focus on client objectives. Our approach for each site focuses on effective and cost-appropriate technologies that enable progress toward closure. Our experience includes design and implementation of soil and groundwater treatments for a wide range of compounds and a variety of site conditions.

Our remediation equipment custom design and fabrication experience includes these technologies:

  • Soil vapor extraction
  • Dual-phase vacuum recovery
  • Aquifer air sparge
  • Free product recovery
  • Bioventing
  • Bioremediation
  • Pump and treat
  • Hydraulic containment
  • Ex-situ water treatment

Our passive in-situ technology services:

  • In-situ chemical oxidation
  • In-situ chemical reduction
  • Enhance aerobic/anaerobic biodegradation
  • Permeable reactive barriers
  • Thermal desorption
  • Six-phase heating
  • Solidification/stabilization
  • Pilot testing
  • Natural attenuation studies
  • Petroleum refining
  • Petroleum retail
  • Liquefied gas storage
  • Chemical manufacturing and storage
  • Industrial manufacturing
  • Agricultural and grain storage
  • Airlines
  • Trucking
  • Railroad
  • Federal/military
  • State and local government
  • Dry cleaning
  • Insurance
  • Technology screening and selection
  • Feasibility studies and remedial action plans
  • Cost estimating
  • Pilot testing
  • Full-scale remedial design
  • Custom equipment fabrication
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Performance monitoring and optimization
  • Green and sustainable remediation
  • Risk assessment
  • Agency reporting and negotiations
  • Site closure
  • Equipment leasing
  • Rapid remedial response
  • Equipment upgrades
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Petroleum
  • Benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene (BTEX) compounds
  • Chlorinated solvents
  • Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE)
  • Explosives/energetics
  • Pesticides
  • Nitrate
  • Manufactured gas plant constituents
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)
  • Fumigants, including carbon tetrachloride
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
  • Aromatics
  • Metals