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About Nutshell - Nutshell Enterprises, Inc

Nutshell Enterprises Ltd. (Nutshell) was founded in 1975 by Art Shellhouse to meet a growing demand for environmental consulting to assist governmental agencies, oil companies, service station owners, marinas, real estate investors and other businesses in their efforts to comply with ever increasing environmental regulations. For the past several years, Nutshell has specialized in Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments and site cleanup, but Nutshell has extensive experience in a myriad of environmental genres, including:

  • Environmental Regulatory Compliance Testing/Monitoring
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant Design & Monitoring
  • Bulk plant design, including a 1,000,000 gallon storage capacity system for a Maryland oil company
  • UST System Design
  • UST Installation and Abandonment; UST Testing; UST Upgrades; 3rd  Party UST Inspections
  • SPCC Preparation & Updates
  • Groundwater Monitoring
  • Soil Sampling; Soil Removal; Soil Vapor Survey
  • Site Remediation
  • Asbestos & Lead Paint Sampling
  • Preparation of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
  • Phase I ESA  per ASTM Standard E1527-13
  • Phase II Investigations 

Nutshell, over its forty year history, counts among its many clients, several governmental agencies, including: the City of Baltimore, the City of Havre de Grace, Harford County Government, Prince Georges County, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Mass Transit Administration and many, many others. Additionally, Nutshell has conducted investigations, prepared cleanup plans and managed projects for MacKenzie (commercial real estate), KLNB, Frederick Ward and Associates, Ryder Truck and dozens of other local businesses and property owners. Nutshell has maintained a forty year relationship and friendship with the owners of many oil companies, located in Maryland and Delaware, assisting in design and environmental compliance.