1. Past Project: Train Derailment Spill Response in Whitefish, Montana

    Olympus responded to a freight train derailment in which two tanker cars derailed into Whitefish Lake, releasing approximately 70,000 gallons of diesel fuel. Olympus responded within two hours from our Helena, Montana office and chartered a plane to bring additional personnel and equipment from Seattle, Washington. There was no road access to the spill site so all equipment was mobilized utilizing…Read More

  2. Past Project: Lead Ore Concentrate Spill in Dillon, Montana

    A truck transporting lead ore concentrate was en route to a smelter and had an accident. The lead concentrate was released into a wetlands area adjacent to the Beaverhead River. Olympus was responsible for acquiring the necessary permits including a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 404 permit, a State of Montana 3A permit, and the Montana 310 law notification for the work. Olympus mobilized to the sit…Read More

  3. Past Project: Crude Oil Spill Cleanup in Stanford, Montana

    Olympus Technical Services provided rapid response to a ruptured pipeline which released over 200,000 gallons of crude oil onto surrounding land and into a nearby stream. Crude oil had ponded on the ground surface but could not be recovered by pumping. Olympus personnel assisted in obtaining necessary permits to burn the fuel and provided field support during the burn. Olympus recovered fuel from …Read More

  4. Past Project: Dry Cleaner Facility Fire in Helena, Montana

    Olympus Technical Services, Inc. responded to a tetrachlorethylene spill that resulted from a fire at a dry cleaning facility. Olympus’ first task was to complete an inventory and provide containment of various cleaning chemicals that survived the fire. The inventory was compared to a pre-release inventory to assess the potential releases from the fire. Olympus segregated the recovered chemicals…Read More

  5. Past Project: PCB Spill from Transformer Fire in Columbia Falls, Montana

    A transformer fire resulted in the uncontrolled release of approximately 1,100 gallons of oil containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The release impacted surrounding soils, gravel, and a containment system consisting of a catch basin, piping, and an oil/water separator. Olympus excavated and loaded into roll-off containers 400 tons of contaminated soil and 300 tons of contaminated gravel. Th…Read More