Dracut resident honored for his environmental company’s work


Lowell-based Mill City Environmental Corporation (www.millcityenv.com) has just been honored with the 2013 Environmental Business Journal, Business Achievement Award for its work on the USS Cassin Young Remediation Project in Charlestown. Brian Chapman of Dracut, president and CEO of Mill City Environmental, and Julie Davies, senior project and compliance manager, attende the awards ceremony the weekend of March 12-14 in San Diego, Calif.

Mill City Environmental (MCE) was among 41 companies honored by EBJ for revenue growth, acquisitions, innovative project designs, technology applications, new practice areas, social contributions and industry leadership. The company was chosen to receive the EBJ award in the category of Project Merit: Remediation.

Specifically, MCE was recognized for its work in a remediation/restoration project on board the USS Cassin Young, a former World War II destroyer that now serves as a museum at the Charlestown Navy Yard. MCE was awarded a contract with the National Park Service (NPS) to perform asbestos abatement, pipe insulation repair, to decontaminate engine room bilge areas, and to clean and gas-free 18 fuel tanks on the historic Navy vessel.

MCE is a thriving, award-winning small business with 46 employees that serves federal, commercial and private sector clients in 17 states. The company’s success relies upon Chapman’s philosophy to serve each customer with a personalized collaborative approach that produces results and long-lasting relationships.