Environmental Services
Our Mission
To provide the highest quality of service that delivers cost-effective solutions tailored to our client’s needs and project goals.

DMI-EMK Environmental Services, Inc. (DMI-EMK) is a local environmental consulting firm with offices located in Ventura and Santa Barbara. Since 1995, the firm has provided a variety of environmental consulting, permitting and compliance services. When property owners are issued directives by the local or State agencies to conduct work at their site these directives can sometimes appear threatening and/or confusing to those who are unfamiliar with the regulatory process. DMI-EMK’s goal is to work with our clients by taking the time to discuss their project, explain the regulatory requirements and review all available options, with an emphasis on overall feasibility, effectiveness, and cost.

We offer a wide range of environmental services including:
  • Underground Storage Tank (UST) Removal/Upgrades More Info
  • Soil and Groundwater Contamination Assessments More Info
  • Soil and Groundwater Remediation More Info
  • Regulatory Closure More Info

In addition to having developed professional relationships with local and State agency personnel, DMI-EMK has established a network of other professionals in specialty fields which can be quickly assembled based on the needs of a particular project.

Recent Articles

Why Is a Phase I Investigation Performed?


For many people, the answer would probably be “because the lender made me do one”. However, a Phase I can offer benefits to the buyer or seller in the case of a property transaction regardless of a lender’s requirement. The three primary reasons to conduct a Phase I investigation are: 1) to avoid buying contaminated...

Determining the Cost vs. Value of a Phase I


When shopping around for a Phase I provider to assist them, the Client often uses the cost of the Phase I services as the primary factor. This can be a terrible mistake. Given that the Client is using the Phase I results to make (usually) a multi-million dollar decision, and the difference between a thorough...

DMI-EMK and Phase I Assessments


What many clients don’t know is that under the requirements of ASTM E1527-05 an individual with only a minimum number of years of experience can prepare a Phase I. In contrast, most reputable Phase I providers maintain professional registrations (Professional Geologist, Professional Engineer, etc.) and have the education, training, and work experience required to do...

Our Affiliations

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Association of Environmental Professionals Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, Santa Barbara, Lodge 613 Farm Bureau of Ventura County National Ground Water Association Rotary Club of Santa Barbara (Club #351, District 5240) South Coast Geologic Society Santa Barbara Networking Club