Environmental Division

View Our Environmental Services

View Our Environmental Services

Remediation of Asbestos, Lead & Mold

IAR has over thirty years of experience in the remediation of asbestos, lead, mold and other hazardous materials. We guarantee a project that is safe, within budget and on schedule. You can expect the highest quality of service from our team of licensed, trained and experienced professionals. All work is carried out in complete accordance with applicable city, state and federal rules and regulations.


IAR provides outstanding service for all of your firepreproofng needs including applied cementitious spray on fireproofing, as well as intumescent fireproofing. IAR has the knowledge, equipment and experience to provide the most cost effective code compliant solutions, matching the density and required ratings and locations to give you the quality job you deserve.


IAR has 30+ years of experience in all types of demolition, removals and general construction. We have provided large scale removals at power plants, Amazon and UPS distribution centers and selective mechanical removals in active hospitals and office spaces. IAR has provided large scale-controlled demolition of contaminated and structurally compromised buildings. All of these types of projects have been performed professionally, safely, environmentally conscious and economically effective.

Infectious Disease

Through our knowledge of the hazardous environment, we are well equipped to provide our clients with Infection Control services because of the diverse environments we work in. IAR’s experience selecting and utilizing PPE, creating site specific work plans, constructing containments and decontamination units, and incorporating engineering controls to our work areas, has given us critical knowledge about how to combat the visible and invisible microorganisms. Beyond our foundation in environmental remediation work, IAR staff members have acquired a depth of training in specialized areas such as Biological Decontamination (Ebola), Blood Borne Pathogens, Advanced Environmental Disinfection and ICRA (Infection Control Risk Assessment) training for critical health care environments. Our services range from response efforts, infection control during construction activities, disinfection services and pre project planning. By staying current with the latest Industry information and adhering to the industries best practices, we are able to deploy the best solutions for our clients.

Notable Environmental Projects

  • Long Island Railroad (MTA)
  • 26th Ward WTP (NYC DEP)
  • Astoria Generating Station
  • Queens College Razran Hall (DASNY) PS 114 & 128 (NYCSCA)
  • GOSR – Task Orders 7, 10, 15, 17 & 19 Chappaqua (WCD Group)
  • PS K671 (SCA)
  • Moynihan Station (PANYNJ)
  • Willets Point Demolition (NYCEDC) 220 East 42nd St. Trane
  • St. George Interlocking (MTA Railworks) 345 Adams St. (Citnalta)
  • Jamaica Armory (Suffolk)

Services provided: Asbestos abatement, lead abatement (above and below grade), demolition, PCB abatement, soil remediation, ACM abatement, removal of asbestos, removal of lead

Meet the IAR Environmental Team

Jason Pastore

Director of Environmental Services

Richard Grando

Director of Environmental Project Management

Michael Ragno

Demolition Manager

Project Management

New York

  • Justin Campbell
  • John Barone
  • Jose Martinez
  • Matt Brooks
  • Mike Ragno


  • John Barone
  • Jaroslaw Stankiewicz
  • Mike Ragno
  • Jacob Mellen

Environmental Customers

Astoria Generating Company LP • Housing Trust Fund Corporation

Public Agencies

Public Agencies

  • NYC School Construction Authority
  • Dormitory Authority of the State of New York
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Metropolitan Transit Authority
  • Office of General Services
  • Department of Environmental Protection
  • Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery
  • Department of Design Construction
  • Town of Babylon
  • NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services

Contact Us

IAR is a licensed, bonded and insured certified WBE contractor specializing in environmental remediation and insulation. IAR has a dedicated full time estimating department. Our staff of 9+ estimators has over 75 years of combined experience providing accurate and timely estimates. Our full time supervisory staff professionally handles all aspects of project management including project start-up, scheduling of manpower, HASPs, and quality control throughout project closeout.

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