Update on Corvid-19

“KEY’s staff are now working remotely in compliance with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s business closure requirements.  If you need our assistance we can quickly utilize our resources to support your efforts.  We have a number of remote meeting capabilities including Skype, GoToMeeting and others.

We recognize that maintaining environmental compliance will be challenging in the coming weeks and we will assist as necessary to ensure that your operations remain compliant.

In the meantime, we wish all our employees, clients and their families a safe journey through these unprecedented times.”

Jim Zubrow, President Key Environmental, Inc.


KEY Opens Door to Innovation

Key Environmental Inc. (KEY) was founded in 1995: to assist clients in maintaining or attaining compliance with complex, evolving environmental requirements for Federal, State, and local jurisdictions. By opening “doors” to new ideas and creative use of existing technology, KEY has been recognized as a “problem-solving” firm. Today, KEY’s diverse clientele has grown to include Fortune 500 companies, law firms, developers, oil and gas, chemical, wood treating, utilities, and environmental service providers.

KEY offers the full range of
engineering and scientific services.


At KEY – We appreciate our relationships with our clients and value the trust they place in us. Since the beginning, it has been our goal to partner with clients who recognize the need to keep the same project objectives in mind in solving the complex and challenging environmental concerns associated with their properties. Through this partnership approach, KEY has successfully taken many sites from investigation to remediation, from brownfield to site redevelopment.

Dynamic Work Environment

Collaborative project teams help create a dynamic work environment at KEY.  Our geologists, scientists, and engineers develop strategies from their combined and shared experiences to develop client-centric solutions.  This approach fosters the development of our young professionals and enables senior management to impart the wisdom and practical approaches that save our clients time and money.


Innovation not only comes from the technical side at KEY, but is practiced in all areas of our company. From field approaches to contract negotiations, KEY utilizes new ideas to insure our clients receive solutions that help with all stakeholders on the projects.  From shareholders, to regulators, to the community, KEY develops the “KEY Solution”.

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Our Projects

Hackensack River Seaboard

The following project site is a 170-acre former major coke and by-products chemical manufacturing and storage facility originally constructed in the early 50's and is located along the Hackensack River in Kearny, New Jersey.

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Coal Power Facility

KEY has been contracted by a liability transfer company to manage the engineering and closure activities for this former Electric Generating Station located in the northeast region of Ohio. The nearest major city is Youngstown, Ohio.

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Manufactured Gas Plant

KEY’s reputation for managing NAPL impacted sites led the client for this former Manufactured Gas plant to solicit our services. The client was looking for an alternative solution due to high operating and inventory costs.

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Wood Treatment Plant

This former wood treating that KEY has since cleaned up is located in Nashua NH along the Merrimack river. This site is being addressed via a consent decree between the owner and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services.

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Riverfront Redevelopment

A former Oil Terminal located in New York City represented a major challenge for redevelopment. Located along a major waterway, the site also has easy access to rail lines and interstate highways providing an excellent location for the transfer of goods.

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