ALTUS provides comprehensive environmental, geologic and professional engineering services to a wide variety of clients including private industry (oil and gas, mining, manufacturing, etc.), government entities, special districts, financial institutions, real estate developers, and the legal community. Utilizing state-of-the-art techniques for all of its assessment and remediation work, ALTUS leverages individual expertise, and working partnerships when necessary, to provide a complete range of professional services.
In the competitive world of environmental consulting, all firms are not created equal. There are three key aspects of our firm — experience, credentials and commitment — that make ALTUS the best–value alternative.
Although many may claim vast experience, ALTUS Environmental has completed literally hundreds of environmental projects, succesfully attaining regulatory closure at dozens of complex impacted sites. Our experience ranges from simple site assessments to large, multi–year remediation and regulatory compliance efforts. We have prepared matrix summaries of our work in many project categories. If you’d like to request a summary matrix, click here. ALTUS professionals draw on their diverse background to provide optimal, least–cost solutions for our clients.
ALTUS staff members are both well–educated and highly credentialed, as detailed in the “Expertise” section of this site. We seek employees who bring complimentary skills so that we can offer a full array environmental services and “one–stop shopping” for our clients. Our lead remediation design and system implementation engineers are good examples of the level of professionalism that ALTUS brings to each project. These individuals routinely receive calls from other environmental professionals seeking their advice and direction on other remediation efforts.
In addition our to the goal of providing a superior technical services, we are committed to the community. To underscore this commitment, the firm donates a portion of annual profits to local charities. We also support our employee’s volunteerism in efforts that have included coaching youth sports, ecological restoration projects, and work with various school districts.
The firm provides services to a wide variety of clients, representing many industry segments. These include:
The ALTUS Environmental co–founders, Merritt McGlothlin and Charley Adams, have dedicated much of their careers to the environmental industry. Merritt served as an executive with petroleum marketing firms for 30 years. After retiring in 1994, he co–founded ALTUS (then WMA Environmental), and worked exclusively on environmental issues for the next decade. Although largely retired and mostly playing golf in Tucson, Merritt stays attuned with the industry and participates in various activities for ALTUS.
Charley started out in the mining industry exploring and mining for gold and silver. Since the early 1980s, the fledgling days of the environmental industry, he has pioneered services in Colorado related to waste management, underground storage tanks, Phase I audits, radon, and asbestos mitigation. He has provided unparalleled client service for over two decades now.
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ALTUS Environmental, originally a small business enterprise, has built a company around two basic principles: focus and practicality. Our Rocky Mountain headquarters afford a high level of regional expertise and regulatory know-how that results in efficient project completion and cost savings to clients. Moreover, our senior engineers and scientists have worked in more than 25 states and several countries, allowing us a broad view of emerging technologies and multi-juristictional regulatory trends.
Most importantly, ALTUS is built on the principle of common sense. We routinely deliver technically expert solutions that are directed by the practical considerations of the organization’s goals. “Solutions that make sense” is our promise to our clients.
Give ALTUS an opportunity to work on one of your projects and we’ll guarantee your satisfaction.