Since 1987, Wood has been tracking pollutants across the US and Canada with CASTNET, the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Clean Air Status and Trends Network project. With more than 90 remote locations in partnership with federal, state and local agencies, we have played a key role in monitoring the reduction of sulphur, nitrogen and ozone concentrations in the atmosphere.
The hallmarks of our programme are strong QA/QC, an ISO/IEC 17025-accredited analytical chemistry laboratory, a field operation department that performs regular maintenance and deploys new technologies, and a data management group that delivers quality information. The results from Contractor Performance Assessment Report ratings by EPA are “Exceptional” across all programme categories during the current and previous contract. EPA frequently cites specific programme achievements in their reviews, such as:
"In 2015, Wood successfully managed more than 90 remote monitoring stations, providing high-quality data while coming in $500,000 under budget for contract year: