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National Reputation Across

All Business Lines

ER has earned a national reputation as a preferred environmental contractor for Emergency Response, Environmental Remediation / Construction, and Industrial Services.

We have developed an outstanding performance record based on a sound corporate structure, comprehensive program and project management structures employing innovative technical approaches, efficient transportation and disposal, stringent cost controls, and accurate, audit verified accounting practices.

Local and National

Awards and Recognitions


Governor’s Safety Achievement Award

ER’s joint venture (PRI-ER) received the Small Business 2017 Governor’s Safety Achievement Award for the work performed on the Libby Asbestos Superfund Site. “These businesses have shown an ongoing commitment to safety for Montana’s workforce” said by Acting Labor & Industry Commissioner Galen Hollenbaugh. In order to receive this award, ER’s joint venture had to prove that we were not only in compliance with the Montana Safety Culture Act, but that we were going the extra mile in creating a safety culture in our workplace.

St. Louis Business Journal

ER consistently makes the list of The Largest Environmental Consulting Firms in the Greater St. Louis Area, usually falling within the top five.

Additionally, ER consistently makes the list of Top 150 Privately Owned companies in the Greater St. Louis Area across all categories of business.

EPA Administrator’s Award

One of our most notable commendations is the 2009 EPA Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Accomplishments by a Small Business Contractor. We believe this award, based on our ERRS work, exemplifies the quality and dedication of our continuing efforts to support ERRS and other EPA contracts. 

As part of a Joint Venture (JV), Great Lakes Soil Remediation (GLSR), ER was again selected by EPA Headquarters to receive the EPA Region 5 Small Business Award in 2012.

Engineering News-Record (ENR) Award

ER was awarded “The Top 200 Environmental Firms” by ENR. ER has been ranked on this list since 2009 and within the top 100 firms each year. 

USACE Omaha District Commander’s

Safety Award

ER’s commitment to outstanding safety performance has resulted in no lost-time safety incidents on USACE Omaha projects and safety metrics that are well below industry averages. We completed the Libby Asbestos Task Order with over 1,000,000 man hours worked with no lost time incidents.

ER maintained a stringent health and safety program in accordance with OSHA and EM 385 1-1 and was awarded the USACE Omaha District Commanders Safety Award for this Task Order.

Other Accolades 

ER has also received the following certificates of appreciation:

  • Recognition in Supporting EPA Region 7’s Local Emergency Planning Committee / Tribal Emergency Response Commission
  • Recognition for Contributions for Water Way Response Training presented by Missouri Department of Natural Resources
  • Recognition for Contributions of Training to the Sakakawea Area Spill Response 
  • Awards for Preparedness and Response for HazMat Symposiums
  • Recognition in Support of The Upper Mississippi River Basin Association
  • Recognition in support of the TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) Voluntary Program
  • Western Environmental Dredging Association’s Excellence Award for 2015 for East Branch Grand Calumet River Site
  • 2nd Place Western Environmental Dredging Association’s Excellence Award for 2013 for River Raisin Site