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: Mercury in Soil Assessment, Montana and Wyoming

    Olympus was contracted by a regional utility company to conduct environmental assessments at 474 active and inactive natural gas delivery metering stations for the presence of mercury. Site assessments were conducted through field screening of soil samples with a mercury vapor meter and immunoassay field kits and submittal of confirmation samples for laboratory analyses. The assessments identified…Read More