GZA provides seamless services for large, multi-site Fortune 500 clients, while also remaining attentive to small, individual projects—from planning to post-closure. 

Our licensed, published, highly-regarded professionals are thought leaders in their fields of practice.  Clients return to us time and time again because our engineers and scientists are dedicated to providing an unparalleled level of service, advocacy, and technical proficiency.  Particularly strong in the areas of environmental compliance, site investigation and remediation, and site decommissioning, GZA’s value stems from the depth of resources available in multiple service areas.


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Our engineers and scientists provide a wide range of support services for manufacturing companies, who often find themselves wrestling with the challenges of regulatory compliance. Applying a strong regulatory background, GZA staff closely monitor regulatory changes proposed and implemented by state and federal agencies to advise you about how your business will be affected.

Most air quality issues deal with compliance with standards, or permit terms and conditions. When faced with decisions that involve expensive emission controls or demonstrating the impacts of pollutants on air quality, GZA engineers and scientists are well‐versed in selecting effective solutions. GZA strives to provide your business with operational flexibility while minimizing cost and energy consumption. GZA has a strong air permitting and compliance practice in the automotive industrial manufacturing space.

  • Air Quality Impact Analysis & Compliance
  • Air Pollution Control Technology Evaluations
  • Waste Permitting Compliance
  • Stormwater Compliance
  • Bulk Liquids Containment
  • Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans
  • Discharge Prevention, Containment, and Countermeasures (DPCC) Plans 
  • Title V Permit Applications 
  • Investigation and Remediation of Subsurface Impacts

GZA provides geologic, hydrogeologic, environmental and engineering services to a variety of mining industries.

Our experienced team of professionals are miners who understand the industry and solve a wide variety of challenges that face the mining industry.  We are pleased to provide our services to the diverse mining community encompassing metallic and non-metallic mines.

We have the technical breadth to meet project needs that span potential resource identification on the local or continental scale; new mine permitting, mine planning and development; ongoing operational support of existing mines; and reclamation.  

GZA brings creative solutions to mining issues above and below ground by reducing uncertainty, using sustainable and practical approaches, and managing risk.  We help the mining industry minimize impact on the environment and communities in which they operate.

  • Planning, Implementation and Documentation of Scientific and Engineering Services
  • Public and Private Presentations to Stakeholders
  • Geologic Field Research and Exploratory Investigations
  • Reserve Estimates
  • Conceptual And Computational Hydrogeologic Modeling
  • Mine Planning
  • Soil and Rock Core Logging
  • Hydrogeologic Parameter Testing
  • Surface and Subsurface Geophysical Investigations
  • Surface and Subsurface Field Mapping
  • Environmental Remediation and Underground Structure Removal
Solid Waste/Landfills

For over 30 years, GZA has provided solid waste-related services that have aided commercial, industrial, and municipal clients in the successful design, permitting, operation, and closure of a wide range of solid waste management facilities. 

Our thorough understanding of the myriad of regulatory requirements and protocols provides us with the necessary context in which to develop and execute relevant studies and effective designs.

GZA provides full-service responsiveness to the solid waste management community while limiting short- and long-term liability and achieving substantial operational capacity. Post-closure, GZA assists in returning the land to its highest-best use, with niche land use opportunities such as solar, conservation, and recreation.

  • Incinerator Ash
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Transfer Stations
  • Recycling Facilities
  • Waste Processing Facilities
  • Composting and Organics Recycling
  • Waste-to-Energy
  • Landfill Gas-to-Energy

For over thirty years, it has been GZA’s objective to support the challenges of demonstrating environmental regulatory compliance for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their suppliers, allowing them to focus on delivering superior parts and vehicles.  

Our experience working with the auto industry originated from cleaning up contaminated sites and air quality permitting of processes and facilities.  We continue to be viewed as leaders in supporting the industry with these efforts and over the years, we have expanded our support to include the full range of services GZA has to offer.  Our work is driving beyond compliance by delivering superior solutions that support a sustainable and transformative industry.

In order to remain at the forefront of this transforming industry, GZA is actively involved with leading industry associations and work groups.  Our professionals work collectively with industry leaders to address policy changes and identify unique solutions to novel challenges.  We are continually seeking opportunities to offer innovative and advanced technological solutions that place our clients in a position to succeed in the auto industry of tomorrow. 

  • Air Quality Compliance & Permitting
  • Investigation and Remediation of Subsurface Impacts
  • Environmental Compliance Audits
  • ISO 14000 System Development and Audits 
  • Hazardous Materials Management & Demolition
  • Response & Stormwater Management
  • Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans
  • Sustainability Advisory Services
  • Title V Permit Applications 
Industrial Warehouse & Logistics

GZA’s engineers and scientists support industrial asset owners and developers with nearly every phase of the industrial warehouse life-cycle – from site selection to demolition and re-purposing.

The e-commerce revolution has been fueling the growth of industrial real estate for some time with little sign of slowing.  GZA’s been involved in some of the largest industrial warehouse and logistics projects, helping our clients meet the demand for these assets.

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  • Natural Hazard Evaluation in Site Selection Process
  • Wetland Mapping and Permitting
  • Landscape Architecture & Green Infrastructure Design
  • Sustainability 
  • Stormwater Management
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Ground Improvement & Site Engineering
  • Property Condition Assessments (PCAs)
  • Hazardous Material Investigations (HMIs)
  • Demolition & Site Closure
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