An Indianapolis-based environmental engineering firm that moved into a new downtown headquarters last year has been acquired by Chicago-based Woodlawn Partners LLC and Detroit-based Peninsula Capital Partners LLC.
EnviroForensics has spent $3 million to buy and renovate a new headquarters a few blocks north of its current location on North Capitol Avenue.
Vasiliki ‘Vicki’ Keramida isn’t big on multitasking. A nationally recognized environmental engineering expert, she believes the only way to find innovative solutions to a Big Problem is to give it your undivided attention.
The EPA says 300,000 gallons of sludge at the firm’s northwest-side site are suspected of containing carcinogenic PCBs. A recent court ruling could expedite clean-up efforts.
Indianapolis-based ESI Environmental Inc. filed for Chapter 7 liquidation in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The firm was the area's second-largest environmental contractor based on revenue, according to the most recent IBJ statistics.
Indiana currently licenses about 2,500 asbestos-removal professionals each year.
Contrary to fears, environmentally friendly construction isn’t expensive.