Compliance, Site Investigation, Remediation, Construction Support

Common Sense is certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office (SDO) formerly known as State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA) in addition to Small Business Administration (SBA). Common Sense is listed in the Massachusetts Central Register as a DBE Certified Business Listing of eligible firms for federal-aid transportation projects. Further, Common Sense is also certified by the State of Rhode Island and the City of Boston as a Woman-owned Business Enterprise (WBE).

Services Overview


Common Sense staff provide clients with compliance with Massachusetts and Rhode Island environmental regulations. We are proficient at helping clients navigate the applicable environmental regulations as well as the eDEP electronic submittal system. Our seasoned Licensed Site Professionals (LSPs) are intimately familiar with the MCP, also known as 21E, and the required submittals that are dictated by the MCP. Additionally, we provide Tier II and SPCC compliance services. Our goal is to aid clients in becoming self- sufficient regarding Tier II inventory and the annual Tier II submittal process.

Site Investigation / Remediation

Our staff have a working knowledge of the AAI-compliant Phase I assessment process, all aspects of comprehensive subsurface investigations, underground storage tank (UST) removal, subsurface investigations and hazardous waste and materials management. Common Sense has been successful in designing and implementing progressive remedial technologies, as applicable to site conditions, to effectively remediate sites.

Litigation Support

Common Sense staff have extensive litigation experience in supporting various stakeholders including insurance companies, private entities, home owners and attorneys.

Construction Support Services

Common Sense is currently supporting various project in the South coast area on sewer, highway and construction projects. Specifically Common Sense staff provide drain inspectors, a Clerk of Works, environmental labor technicians, Materials Management Plans (MMPs), sampling services and tracking services to local projects.

Common Sense Environmental, Inc. is a comprehensive environmental consulting company that provides evaluations of industrial, commercial and residential properties. Our comprehensive experience in providing Licensed Site Professional (LSP) services, drinking water sampling, groundwater sampling, industrial compliance, Spill Prevention, Countermeasures and Control Plans (SPCC), AAI-compliant Phase I assessments, Subsurface Investigations and Remediation Services, Storage Tank Management, comprehensive subsurface investigations, UST removal, hazardous waste and materials management, Tier II audits and submittals, and employee training enables our clients to remain in compliance with applicable State and Federal regulations. The Common Sense staff has extensive experience with federal, state, and local agencies to ensure compliance with CERCLA, NEPA, and RCRA regulations with a focus on the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP), also known as 21E.

More Services

  • Licensed Site Professional (LSP) Services: hazardous waste and materials management
  • Drinking water & groundwater sampling
  • Industrial compliance
  • Tier II audits and submittals
  • Spill Prevention Countermeasures and Control Plans (SPCC)
  • AAI-compliant Phase I assessments
  • Subsurface Investigations and Remediation Services
  • Extensive experience with federal, state, and local agencies to ensure compliance with CERCLA, NEPA, and RCRA regulations.
  • Site investigation and assessment
  • Feasibility studies
  • UST/AST removal oversight
  • Profiling and disposal
  • Pre-demolition plans
  • Operation and maintenance
  • Environmental sampling of all media
  • Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment reports for property transfer
  • Environmental cleanup and remedial action recommendations
  • Environmental Due Diligence Audits (EDDA), Site Investiagations, PAs