With nearly four decades of experience in environmental remediation, cleaning and disposal, ASC Environmental Services can handle it all. Located in the Dallas area, ASC was founded in 1979 when owner/president Bill Plotts decided to leave his desk job and go out into the world. A former Oklahoma State football player, Bill wanted a more physically active job so he purchased a heavy-duty work truck and began cable cleaning storm and sewer drains.
Over time, Bill received more and more calls from more and more industries in need of cleanup assistance, so he expanded operations. ASC moved into the steel mills and power plants, cleaning silos instead of drains. More work followed – in commercial plants and industrial environments.
As the years passed, ASC’s ingenuity and know-how grew right alongside its reputation. Bill takes pride is saying, “We’ve never gotten kicked off a job.” In 1990, during the run-up to the Persian Gulf War, the U.S. government asked ASC to prepare a plan for cleanup should the destruction of oil wells or tankers lead to spills in the gulf. ASC never had to execute the plan, but Bill feels honored to have been entrusted with the job.
Today, ASC operates a fleet of 20 trucks that can vacuum, pump and haul nearly any kind of waste. The company has grown from a one-man, one-truck operation into a full-scale environmental services provider with 15 – 20 employees. While ASC targets North Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana, the company serves other regions as well. For Bill, working in environmental services started as a job but has become his life’s passion.