Pioneer personnel are experts at designing and implementing environmental remediation projects to address pollution or contamination of soil, groundwater, sediment, or surface water. Each project has its own specific array of contaminants, regulatory requirements, and human health or ecological risks. Pioneer helps clients assess, evaluate, remediate, and close many types of environmental cleanup projects. Our work includes lead support on some of the largest environmental cleanup projects in the nation. We help clients balance regulatory requirements and costs, and identify funding sources for any size project. From cradle to grave, we work with clients to:

  • Provide programmatic planning, assistance, budgeting, oversight, and direction
  • Investigate and characterize sites
  • Collect and manage data
  • Complete feasibility studies
  • Create remediation designs
  • Prepare construction specifications and bid packages
  • Provide construction management and oversight
  • Complete long-term monitoring, operations, and maintenance
  • Complete project closeout documentation
  • Provide assistance with site delisting
Site Investigation
Site Characterization
Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study/ROD
Remediation Design/Specifications
Construction Specifications/Bid Package
Construction Management/Oversight
Long-Term Monitoring/Reporting
Reuse and Revitalization Planning
Grant Funding Support
GeoProbe Services
Health & Safety Services
Services Include:
Site Investigation
Site Characterization
Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study/ROD
Remediation Design/Specifications
Construction Specifications/Bid Package
Construction Management/Oversight
Long-Term Monitoring/Reporting
Reuse and Revitalization Planning
Grant Funding Support
GeoProbe Services
Health & Safety Services
Associated Projects
Prickly Pear Creek

Location: East Helena, MT Project Type: Water Resource Management, Environmental Near Helena, Montana, Prickly Pear Creek was contaminated after a century’s worth of smelter activities

Team working on UBMC site Feasibility Study

2016 Update: The Montana Contractors’ Association presented an Environmental Excellence awards to this project. The UBMC Phase 2 project won the Special Recognition – Water

Installing conduit through the Mike Horse Dam Mike Horse Dam

2017 Update: Pioneer provides engineering and environmental remediation services to the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Natural Resource Damage Program (NRDP) and other agencies under

SPCC site inspection area SPCC Inspection

SPCC Site Inspections, Northeastern Montana and Northwestern North Dakota For Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR), Pioneer completed Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) site inspections at

Work at the Skurupey Project Site Spill Incident Work

Soil Sampling and Field Screening for Skurupey 1-9H Spill Cleanup, Billings County, North Dakota Following the Skurupey 1-9H spill incident, North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC)

Remedial Action

Within the Upper Basin of the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex Superfund Site, the Interstate-Callahan mine was one of the largest producers of ore

Opportunity Ponds Wetlands Design

Pioneer has led the design and construction of some of the largest wetland creation, restoration, and enhancement projects in the northwestern United States. With experience

Decomissioning

The Whitney Canyon Gas Plant (WCGP) was a former 250-million standard cubic feet per day (MMscf/d) gas plant used to process sour reservoir fluids to

Pioneer is currently assisting the Atlantic Richfield Company with the Whitney Canyon Gas Plant project. The Whitney Canyon Gas Plant has had all equipment removed

RA Cost Estimate

Pioneer completed a comprehensive cost estimate report for the remedial actions at the Barker/Hughesville Mining District. This cost estimate was provided to the Montana Department

McLaren Reclamation

National Award Winning project. The McLaren Tailings Abandoned Mine Site (Site) is an abandoned hardrock mine/mill site listed on the DEQ/MWRCB Priority Sites List based

Remedial Design

The Snowshoe Mine Site was an abandoned hardrock mine site listed on the Montana Department of Environmental Quality/Mine Waste Cleanup Bureau (DEQ/MWCB) Priority Sites List,

Remedial design

Pioneer was selected as the number one design contractor for the Streamside Tailings Operable Unit (SST OU) Remedial Actions (RAs) being conducted by the DEQ.

Remediation

The GMMA project consisted of capping 62 acres of exposed mine wastes, 1.5 miles of American Disabilities Association (ADA) multi-use trails, 1.2 miles of walking

Storm Drain Design

Pioneer designed and provided construction oversight for the Metro Storm Drain Reconstruction in Butte, Montana. Design work was completed in 2003, and construction was completed

Sports Complex Design

Pioneer completed planning, design, and construction-phase engineering support for the Copper Mountain Sports and Recreation Complex, a new park facility that included approximately 1 mile

Treatment Design

In 1998, following completion of an expedited removal action of 1.2 million cubic yards of mine tailings, slag material, and impacted soils from the historic stream

Decomissioning

From 2007 through 2010, Pioneer completed the decommissioning of nine abandoned Central Delivery Point (CDP) compressor stations in the San Juan Basin near Durango, Colorado.