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Moran Environmental Recovery, LLC (MER) works collaboratively with our railroad clients to provide integrated, safe and innovative solutions. For over twenty-five years, MER has held multi-year environmental contracts with nationally known passenger, freight and short-line railroads. 

Specialized in:


Industrial Services
  • High-Rail Vacuum
  • Tank/Hopper Railcar Cleaning
  • AST/UST Cleaning/Removal
  • Asbestos/Lead/Mold Abatement
  • Hydro-Excavation
  • Demolition/Disposal of Railcars
Emergency Response
  • 24/7 Response Capabilities (ICS)
  • Disaster/Spill Response 
  • Trespasser Strikes
  • Oil Spill Removal Organization (OSRO)
  • Light Loading
Mobile Mechanical Services 
  • FRA Inspections & Testing
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Locomotive/Railcar Repairs
  • Layover Services
  • HVAC Service
Safety Services
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Air Quality Monitoring
  • Facility Risk Assessment
  • Training (CSE, HAZWOPER, OSHA)
  • Waste Categorization & Transport
Marine Services
  • 10’ to 24’ Vessels
  • Boom & Skimmer Deployment
  • Truckable Sectional Barges & Crane Rentals
  • Over-the-Water Lifesaving Standby
  • Rail Tie In-Water Recovery
Commercial Diving
  • Underwater Inspection Services
  • Underwater Construction & Repair
  • Hydrographic Surveys and Imaging
  • Freshwater Mussel Surveys
  • Marine Salvage


Why MER?

With Railroad clients, the MER difference is found in our unique qualifications and capabilities. In addition to our twenty-five years of experience providing services to the railroad, MER is an active port contractor, whose services support intermodal transportation needs, including; load transfers, derailment response, product reclamation, spill cleanup and bulk transfers. MER personnel are compliant with Roadway Worker Protection (RWP) training, in addition to maintaining all required basic 8 environmental certifications. MER dedicates the highest level of executive management to overseeing the delivery of services to these key clients. Our program managers build their careers working within rail yards and along the Right of Way.

Unique Qualifications:

Additionally, MER subsidiary Drummac has been providing specialized services to the passenger railroad industry since 1974. Drummac brings a demonstrated commitment to service, safety, and integrity to every job. We supply our clients with a capable staff that includes the industry's best rail technicians, supervisory personnel with the technical and management skills our clients demand, and qualified mechanical and janitorial personnel.

Training & Certification

To meet and exceed our clients' requirements, Drummac personnel receive ongoing safety and OSHA training. As appropriate, our personnel also receive additional specific training including FDA, EPA, and in-house requirements. In addition:

  • We maintain applicable certifications of an adequate number of employees to perform air brake inspections and operate in accordance with blue flag requirements.
  • We meet all applicable requirements as set forth in 49 CFR 238. Drummac is an industry leader in the certification of mechanical personnel in accordance with these regulations.

To learn more about our unique qualifications, please utilize the 'Speak to a Member of Our Team' link on the left hand-side of this page.