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Personnel at American Analytical and Environmental have gotten Act 2 (The Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act) approval for our clients since 1996 when Act 2 was legislated.  Douglas Sammak, PG and Principle Geologist at AA&E, applied for and received the first Pennsylvania Act 2 Land Recycling Approval issued by the PA DEP’s Northeast Regional Office (March of 1996, Graner Property, Orefield, Lehigh County).

Since that time we have successfully applied for and received Act 2 Approval for numerous sites requiring different technologies, remedial approaches, and chemical standards. One thing that is consistent is our mission to be an advocate for our client, coordinate with the PA DEP, and close the case in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

AA&E is differentiated from our competitors by our in-house technical capabilities including a Certified Laboratory and Geophysical Expertise.  These synergies present during the”Site Characterization” stage of the project.  Arguably this is the most critical stage in the project during which time a “Site Model” is conceptualized and presented as a basis for remedy development.  Site Characterization is also known as a Phase II Environmental Assessment.

Representative examples of our Act 2 projects are as follows:

Pennsylvania act 2 land recycling

Project Name: Rockwell International– Western Portion (Industrial)

Site Location: Borough of Wyomissing, Berks County, PA

Type: Metals, VOCs, SVOCs soil and groundwater release Combination Site-Specific and Statewide Health Standard


Project Name: Estate of Cunard A. Lower (industrial)

Site Location: Lehigh Township, Lehigh County, PA

Type: Act 2 cleanup of abandoned hazardous waste dump Metals, VOCs, SVOCs – soil, Statewide Health Standard

act 2 assessment lehigh valley

Project Name: Schaffer Residence (residential)

Site Location: Emmaus, Lehigh County, PA

Type: Act 2 cleanup Heating Oil Spill to soil and groundwater, Statewide Health Standard Soil and Groundwater


Project Name: Laminators Inc. (industrial)

Site Location: Hatfield, Montgomery County, PA

Type: Act 2 cleanup of lead fumes dispersed in roof runoff impacting drainage areas, Statewide Health Standard soil


Project Name: Former Camp Olympic Dairy (commercial

Site Location: Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, PA

Type: Act 2 cleanup of Abandoned USTs, Gasoline release, Residential Statewide Health Standard soil/groundwate


Project Name: Siverly Residence (residential)

Site Location: Lower Saucon Twp., Northampton County, PA

Type: Act 2 cleanup of Heating Oil Spill from AST in basement of home, Residential Statewide Health Standard

AA&E provides Act 2 – Land recycling services throughout Pennsylvania, but has most often worked in the Lehigh Valley and Eastern Pennsylvania including, but not limited to, the following Counties:

Berks County, Bucks County, Carbon County, Chester County, Lancaster County, Lehigh County, Luzerne County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, and Schuylkill County.


Your need for integrity, service, and quality work is respected at American Analytical & Environmental, Inc. Our staff is fully committed to providing the best service possible, resolving conflicts, and maintaining the reputation of being innovative, knowledgeable, and helpful.

Douglas Sammak - AA&E