HOUSTON /PRNewswire/ — The Risk Assessment and Management (RAM) Group, Inc. (RAM Group), a Houston-based company that specializes in the management and mitigation of environmental risk and liabilities at contaminated sites is joining forces with Edge Engineering and Science, LLC (EDGE). RAM Group complements Edge’s full range of services from transactional environmental due diligence through cost-effective closure of contaminated sites. RAM Group has cost-effectively estimated, mitigated, and managed environmental risks for Fortune 500 Companies in the petrochemical, manufacturing, and aerospace sectors in addition to supporting law firms, consulting firms, and federal and state agencies with risk-based management and closure of contaminated properties.

Leading the team is Dr. Atul M. Salhotra, an internationally recognized expert in cost-effective management of contaminated sites.  He has developed risk-based decision-making programs for chemically impacted sites in more than 25 U.S. states and internationally, specifically the U.S. Air Force in Europe (USAFE), the Israel Ministry of the Environment, and the oil industry in Portugal.

Chris Colville, EDGE’s Industrial Services Sector Director, says, “The addition of RAM Group bolsters EDGE’s strengths in transactional environmental due diligence and site investigation by adding expertise that will help our clients cost-effectively manage their contaminated property – whether that is one site or an entire portfolio. I am delighted to welcome Atul and his highly qualified team to EDGE.”