Damage to the environment is a concern to the public and receives substantial media attention. Aspec provides consultancy services to meet the requirements of the Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance relating to investigations and remediation of contaminated land. Under the legislation framework contamination assessment plans, contamination assessment reports and remedial action plans are required for approval by Government prior to project implementation.
Projects have included investigation and supervision of remediation at: Kai Tak Airport; gas plants; hospitals; and petrol stations. The Aspec team includes a chartered chemist.
The team specialises in the handling of toxic materials such as cyanide, dioxins and heavy metals which require comprehensive risk assessment and implementation of extensive personal protective measures
Contaminated land sites have been investigated for heavy metal contamination, cyanide, oil and other organic contaminants. Remedial action plans have included chemical stabilisation of toxins, soil stabilisation and excavation / disposal of contaminated materials.