Former Lee’s Wrecking – Auto Salvage Yard Redevelopment

Lee’s Wrecking was a former auto salvage yard in Blaine, Minnesota. Carlson McCain provided environmental services for the Site’s redevelopment, which involved removing a significant volume of auto parts & refuse and preparing the parcel of land for the construction of an 80,000 square foot medical center.

Our overall scope of professional services provided includes:

  • Site enrolled in Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Voluntary Investigation and Cleanup (VIC) and Petroleum Brownfields Programs
  • Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Asbestos and regulated waste assessments
  • Prepared Response Action Plan (RAP) for approval by MPCA
  • Preparation of grant applications to procure $1.1 million in funding
  • Removal of surficial debris, 701 cubic yards of visually impacted soil; 9,845 cubic yards of non-visually impacted soil; stabilization and disposal of 633 cubic yards of lead impacted soil to meet Cleanup Goals (Tier II Soil Reference Values and Tier II Soil Leaching Values)
  • Beneficially re-used low-level impacted soil for parking lot construction
  • Geotechnical investigation
  • Construction oversight and coordination for an 80,000 square foot medical center


Client: Premier Commercial Properties

Location: Blaine, MN

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