Gradient advises and consults on public health and environmental issues arising from infrastructure development.We have conducted technical analyses to help our clients understand and address human and ecological risk assessment issues on a wide variety of infrastructure projects.We have ensured protection of public health and the environment for development or maintenance of tunnels and bridges, waterways and ports, real estate, subways, railroads, roads, utilities, offshore wind farms, compressor stations, well pads, pipelines, and building materials.
What We Do
With the population increasing, climate change looming, and the growing need to repair, update, and expand infrastructure within the United States, the number of largescale projects is rising, and Gradient is here to assist.
Evaluate potential contaminant releases from infrastructure upgrade
Perform human health and ecological risk assessments
Develop risk-based remedial strategies
Communicate risks to scientific and non-scientific stakeholders
Provide expert testimony at regulatory hearings
Prepare peer-reviewed scientific articles and white papers
Develop or evaluate Health Impact Assessments
Aid due diligence efforts
Evaluate beneficial re-use of building materials
Conduct vulnerability and adaptation assessments
Evaluate potential impacts of sea level rise and saltwater intrusion
Evaluate environmental justice concerns
Conduct electric and magnetic field (EMF) assessments for offshore wind development, transmission line, and substation projects.