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Environmental Consulting & Environmental Engineering in Buffalo, NY

Our environmental engineering experts can offer consultation services on a number of issues involving environmental science, including: health, safety, and forensic analysis. AFI environmental experts may also contribute expert testimony regarding NYS DEC regulations. We guarantee all of our experts have the formal education, training, and professional experience required to assist with your unique case.

Why work with us? 

Our experts take the role of a teacher when giving testimony. They understand that their findings and conclusions must be delivered clearly, yet simply. Their job is to translate complicated terminology into layman’s terms so that the judge and jury can easily process the information and make educated decisions based on their findings. 

To learn more about our environmental engineering, contact us today!

Our Experience 

  • Environmental Site Assessment
  • Phase 1 and Phase 2 Assessments
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Risk Assessments
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Solid Waste Management & Design
  • Landfills, Transfer Stations
  • Composting (MSW, Sludge, Yard Waste)
  • Material Recovery Facilities
  • Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plans
  • Water and Wastewater Permitting
  • Asbestos, Lead-Based Paint, Indoor Air Quality and Mold
  • Air Permitting and Modeling
  • Brownfield Assessments and Redevelopment Consulting
  • Impact Statements

  • State and Local Permits
  • Wetland Delineation/Mitigation
  • Geotechnical Investigations
  • Environmental Surveys
  • Stormwater pollution plans
  • Site remediation & management
  • Natural Resources
  • Geologic and Hydrogeologic investigations
  • Erosion & sedimentation control
  • Mined land reclamation
  • Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)
  • Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS)
  • Aquatic biological investigations
  • Part 360 Permit Management/Compliance
  • Groundwater and soil sample collection, analysis, and interpretation

The SEQR Process

The multidisciplinary blend of AFI Environmental Consultant’s technical staff is ideally suited to the comprehensive and systematic evaluation of environmental impacts resulting from a multitude of sensitive project areas. We value effective and timely identification and analysis of impacts and mitigation alternatives. It is this fundamental perception that directs the preparation of Generic, Draft and Final Environmental Impact Statement documents.

The SEQR process uses the EIS (Environmental Impact Statement) to examine ways to reduce or avoid problematic environmental impacts related to a certain action, which includes an analysis of all reasonable alternatives to the action. 

SEQR encourages communication among government agencies, project sponsors and the general public. Our capabilities are not limited to preparation of Part 360 permit applications, Environmental Assessment Forms, DEIS, and FEIS. We encompass the full range of services required to negotiate project specifics with the lead agency, regulatory personnel, local governments, and the public. Representatives of our team are accustomed to attending and participating in public meetings and hearings, scooping sessions, and issues conferences that are often required as the SEQR process progresses.

BECI was instrumental in obtaining the approval of a complete DEIS, prepared for the expansion of a major Sanitary Landfill located in western New York. We have been successful in obtaining negative declarations for a number of solid waste management facilities, including the Recyclables Handling and Recovery Facility, which service the City of Buffalo, NY.

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