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What Environmental Work Should Cost


This section provides a framework for what environmental work "should" cost. It includes applicable rate ranges for work we perform; also provided for your information are some typical cost ranges for certain types of work we do not perform, including underground storage tank removal. Rates for site work is typically for Southeast Pennsylvania. Costs will vary for other locations.

Environmental Project WC Environmental Rates Typical Industry Rates
Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment, ASTM standard 1527-00 $1750 $2000 - $5000
Phase 2 GeoProbe soils survey (does not include field supervision, report or analysis) $1500 (up to estimated 10 soil borings) $1900-$2500
Underground storage tank soils assessment, with field analysis and report (does not include lab analysis) $2500 - $3000 $3500 - $5000
Underground Storage Tank Removal (1000 gal or smaller) We will gladly refer you to qualified, certified vendors $3500 - $2800
Underground Storage Tank Closure-in-Place (1000 gal or smaller) We will gladly refer you to qualified, certified vendors $2000 (+soil assessment cost)
Underground Storage Tank Removal/ closure (2000 gallon capacity) We will gladly refer you to qualified, certified vendors $2800 - $3200
Underground Storage Tank Removal/closure (3000 closure) We will gladly refer you to qualified, certified vendors $3000 - $3500
Above ground storage tank - install leak detection system We will gladly refer you to qualified, certified vendors $6000-$7000
Install 275 gallon AST in basement We will gladly refer you to qualified, certified vendors $1500