Manufacturing

Our practitioners apply broad expertise and practical experience to manage and resolve the most difficult environmental problems associated with such dissimilar manufacturing operations Our practitioners apply broad expertise and practical experience to manage and resolve the most difficult environmental problems associated with such dissimilar manufacturing operations

Geosyntec provides technical services for strategic asset management and resolution of complex environmental issues for diversified manufacturers, solving the environmental challenges commonly associated with property transfers, environmental compliance, and legacy site management.

Geosyntec is particularly adept at working with corporate departments to develop environmental plans and programs that are flexible enough to meet the needs of each business unit, U.S., Canadian, and European Union regulatory standards, and a diverse geography.

We routinely work with manufacturers that have product line portfolios associated with electricity generation, transportation, medical equipment, electronics, chemicals and plastics, appliances, and paper products. Our practitioners apply broad expertise and practical experience to manage and resolve the most difficult environmental problems associated with such dissimilar manufacturing operations, whether at operating facilities, closed plants, legacy sites, or other client properties. Geosyntec offers creative compliance solutions that enable our clients to identify, quantify, prioritize, and manage the environmental risks associated with ongoing operations and idle properties. We work closely with clients to establish and maintain environmental management systems, health and safety and quality management systems, and other compliance programs.

Services

  • Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • ISO 14001 conformance audits
  • RCRA Facility Investigations (RFI), Corrective Measures Studies (CMS), and Interim Measures (IM) for operational facilities
  • Air permitting, including construction and Title V operating permit applications
  • Air emissions monitoring
  • Compliance monitoring, auditing, and reporting
  • Regulatory liaison and negotiations
  • Environmental site assessment for real estate transactions (due diligence)
  • Site remediation and restoration strategies for legacy sites
  • Human health and ecological risk assessment
  • Remediation system installation, operation, and Maintenance
  • Expert consultation

Representative Clients

    • Cargill
    • Dupont
    • FMC Corporation
    • General Electric
    • Honeywell International
    • Koch Industries
    • Lockheed Martin
    • Masco Corporation

Our Consultants

  • Nancy Bice, P.G., CEG

    Nancy Bice is a Senior Principal Engineering Geologist based in California with more than 20 years of experience focused on the characterization and remediation of sites impacted by volatile organic compounds. She specializes in innovative site characterization techniques, and the design and implementation of groundwater remediation systems. Nancy has developed site-specific soil and groundwater remediation applications for some of the most complex sites in California regulated under Californ ...
  • Andrew Barnes, P.G.

    Andrew Barnes is a Principal Hydrogeologist based in California with more than 20 years of environmental consulting experience focused on remedial investigations, feasibility studies, groundwater remediation system conceptual design, hydrostratigraphic characterizations, landfill gas migration control, and the characterization and remediation of non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) in groundwater. He specializes in managing complex multi-disciplinary remediation projects involving multip ...
  • Karen Kosiarek, P.E.

    Karen Kosiarek is a Senior Consultant Remediation Engineer based in Montana with more than 15 years of experience focused on the characterization and remediation of soil and groundwater contamination at industrial and commercial properties. Prior to relocating to Montana, Karen practiced in Southern California for 14 years. For more than 50 brownfield redevelopments, remediation sites, and landfills in Southern California, Karen provided design and consulting services. Her professiona ...
  • Susan Hill, P.E.

    Susan Hill, P.E., a Senior Principal at Geosyntec, is an Environmental Engineer with more than 30 years of experience focused on the investigation and remediation of sediment mega sites. She has worked extensively with large PRP groups within the CERCLA program. Susan is a recognized leader in the development of remedial approaches for waterways with contaminated sediments and associated floodplain soils. She has served as project manager for the feasibility study of one of the larges ...
  • Michael Berman, P.E., CHMM

    Michael Berman is a Senior Principal Engineer based in Maryland with more than 18 years of experience focused on evaluating the nature and extent of environmental contamination or developing models for estimating environmental liabilities to support his clients' business decisions. Corporate managers, financial analysts, and industry counsel know that environmental conditions and their regulatory consequences can significantly impact their business decisions and ongoing operations. To ...
  • Randy Brandt, P.G.

    Randy Brandt is a Senior Principal Geologist based in California with more than 25 years of experience focused on hydrogeology with special emphasis on the return of sites environmentally impacted by past industrial manufacturing activities and former military installations surplused through the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process to productive uses. Randy specializes in development and implementation of soil and groundwater characterization programs for contaminated sites ass ...
  • Karen Berry-Spark

    Karen Berry-Spark is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in Ontario with more than 20 years of professional experience focused on the characterization and remediation of sites impacted by chlorinated solvents and other dense non-aqueous phase liquids (DNAPLs) in soil and groundwater. Karen has developed site-specific remedies using in situ bioremediation, zero-valent iron, and related technologies at sites throughout North America. Karen's practice also focuses on the assessment a ...
  • Todd McAlary, Ph.D., P.Eng., P.G.

    Todd McAlary is a Senior Principal Engineer with more than 25 years of international consulting experience focused on the evaluation of contaminant fate and transport in soil and groundwater. Todd specializes in assessing and mitigating the migration of volatile organic compound (VOC) vapor from the sub-surface environment into buildings and in the assessment of human health risks associated with inhalation exposure. He co-authored the first technical publication demonstrating the pot ...
  • Robert Ettinger

    Robert Ettinger is a Senior Principal Environmental Scientist based in California with more than 20 years of professional experience focused on the fate and transport of contaminants in the unsaturated zone, including soil vapor extraction system design, vapor emission estimation, and subsurface contaminant vapor migration to indoor air. Robbie has extensive experience in assessing potential subsurface vapor intrusion to indoor air associated with former and current gasoline retail an ...
  • Evan Cox, M.Sc.

    Evan Cox is a Senior Principal Remediation Scientist based in Ontario with more than 15 years of experience focused on managing and directing soil and groundwater remediation projects dealing with emerging and recalcitrant contaminants. In the development, feasibility evaluation and application of innovative in situ remediation technologies, Evan's projects include monitored natural attenuation (MNA), enhanced in situ bioremediation (EISB), in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO), and metal ...
  • Peter Zeeb, Ph.D., P.G., LSP

    Peter Zeeb is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in Massachusetts with more than 20 years of experience focused on investigation and remediation strategy at some of the most challenging sites in the country, including CERCLA-regulated sites in New England and the Midwest, as well as numerous state-regulated sites. Specializing in site investigations, modeling, pilot tests, remedial strategy development/alternatives analyses, and full-scale remedy design for more than 20 years, Pe ...
  • Michaye McMaster, M.Sc

    Michaye McMaster is a Senior Principal Remediation Scientist based in Ontario with more than 15 years of experience focused on the development, field testing, and general application of in situ biological systems to remediate soil and groundwater. She has years of experience in developing remedial solutions for sites impacted by chlorinated solvents in groundwater using bioremediation and bioaugmentation as key treatment components of comprehensive remediation strategies. Specializing ...
  • Neal Durant, Ph.D.

    Neal Durant is a Senior Principal Engineer based in Washington, D.C. with more than 28 years of experience investigating, remediating, and managing complex contaminated sites. Neal serves as a consultant and advisor to multi-national corporations and government agencies on matters involving quantification, management, and remediation of environmental liabilities. His clients include information technology service companies, aerospace manufacturers, industrial chemicals manufacturers, ...
  • Paul Brookner, P.G.

    Paul Brookner is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in Minnesota with more than 25 years of experience focused as a regulator, consultant, and environmental manager for a multinational corporation. As a program manager for a Fortune 500 company, Paul has managed corporate environmental risk, financial reserves, and compliance reporting for a global portfolio of legacy manufacturing facilities. In this role, he led negotiations with U.S. state and federal agencies involving sites ...
  • Sam Williams, P.G.

    Sam Williams is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in California with more than 25 years of experience focused on the characterization and remediation of soil and groundwater contamination at industrial and commercial properties. Utilizing his experience in site characterization and innovative remediation programs to work with clients on converting impacted properties into community assets as commercial developments through Brownfields site redevelopment programs, Sam has worked ...
  • David Major, Ph.D., BCES

    David Major is a Senior Principal and the Managing Director and Principal of Savron (www.savronsolutions.com), a division of Geosyntec based in Ontario focused on negotiating, managing and directing the development and deployment of cost-effective remediation strategies and technologies for challenging contaminated sites associated with Fortune 500 companies. With expertise is in situ biodegradation of chlorinated solvents in natural or eng ...
  • Nandra Weeks, P.E.

    Nandra Weeks is a Senior Principal Environmental Engineer based in Florida with more than 20 years of professional experience focused on the engineering and remediation issues associated with environmentally-impaired property redevelopment. She also specializes in the design and implementation of environmental compliance and site remediation programs at municipal solid waste landfills, coal combustion product disposal sites, and other properties. Nandra has developed site-specific app ...
  • Douglas Larson, Ph.D., P.E., LSP

    Doug Larson is a Senior Principal Civil and Environmental Engineer based in Massachusetts with more than 30 years of experience focused on the investigation and cleanup of hazardous waste sites throughout the United States since 1985. He is a Licensed Site Professional (LSP) in Massachusetts and manages Geosyntec's five New England Branch offices, with a combined staff of over 70 engineers and scientists. Doug has designed and managed the implementation of a wide variety of remedial s ...
  • Greg Corcoran, P.E.

    Greg Corcoran is a Senior Principal Civil Engineer based in California with more than 25 years of experience with a focus on the design, construction, and operation of engineered systems for waste containment facilities and brownfield sites impacted by contaminants in soil, soil gas, and groundwater.  During his career, he has become a recognized national expert in the design, permitting, and construction of liner and cover systems for municipal, industrial, mine, mill, and haza ...
  • Duane Graves, Ph.D.

    Duane Graves is a Senior Principal Scientist based in Tennessee with more than 30 years of experience focused on environmental biotechnology; environmental forensics; in situ groundwater, soil, and sediment remediation; evaluation of airborne biological contaminants; and remediation of groundwater in karst formations. Duane specializes in the development, selection, feasibility evaluation, design, and deployment of remedial solutions for hazardous, radioactive, and mixed-waste, contam ...
  • Ronald Johnson, P.E., G.E.

    Ronald Johnson is a Senior Principal Geotechnical Engineer based in California who has been focused on the most seismically active areas of the United States throughout his career. He has led dozens of multidisciplinary teams as they tackled a wide range of challenging and multi-faceted engineering projects, including post-fire erosion efforts and brownfield redevelopment opportunities. An industry leader in developing innovative approaches for the design and evaluation of stormwate ...
  • Mark Grivetti, P.G., CHG, CEG

    Mark Grivetti is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in California with more than 30 years of experience focused on characterization and remediation of hazardous waste sites, surface and groundwater resource management, and engineering geology studies for a wide range of projects. He brings creative environmental solutions to the redevelopment of complex sites impacted by soil and groundwater contamination. Mark's worldwide experience in the investigation and remediation of comple ...
  • Keith Tolson, Ph.D.

    Keith Tolson is a Senior Principal Environmental Scientist with more than 15 years of experience focused on environmental sciences. He Specializes in the application of risk-based principles to support legal and regulatory requirements. Keith provides expert technical and strategic consultation on matters related to regulatory compliance and litigation. He also develops and supports public risk communication concerning the health effects of chemicals in air, water, soil, sediments, consumer p ...
  • Todd Hagemeyer, P.G.

    Todd Hagemeyer is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in Georgia with more than 25 years of experience focused on development of environmental management solutions for the manufacturing and service facilities of Fortune 500 companies and the remediation of commercial and public sector properties impacted by chlorinated solvents, metals, and petroleum hydrocarbons. Todd has years of experience managing and implementing environmental projects that include hydrogeologic site characte ...
  • Scott Drew, LSRP

    Scott Drew is a Principal Environmental Scientist based in New Jersey with more than 25 years of experience focused on the fields of environmental technology, site remediation, and environmental chemistry. His practice focuses on the in situ remediation of organic compounds, including chlorinated solvents, explosives, and MTBE. His recent work in fractured rock environments has included the application of anaerobic bioaugmentation in mudstones and biosparging in karst. Over the course ...
  • Michael McGuire, P.E.

    Michael McGuire is a Senior Principal Environmental and Civil Engineer based in California with more than 30 years of experience focused on characterizing and remediating sites affected by past industrial and chemical storage operations. His considerable technical skills, experience, and knowledge of engineering management allow him to effectively lead multidisciplinary project teams for restoration programs at single sites and portfolios of sites throughout the Western United States ...
  • Elaina Modlin, P.E.

    Elaina Modlin is a Principal Environmental Engineer based in Florida with more than 20 years of experience focused on a wide variety of environmental services including regulatory compliance and permitting, risk management, environmental due diligence, and contaminated site assessment and remediation. Serving as Geosyntec's program director for transactional, regulatory compliance, and environmental permitting services for key clients in the energy and transportation sectors, Elaina's ...
  • Chris Herin, P.G.

    J. Chris Herin is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist practitioner in the field of environmental risk management and minimization based in Florida with more than 25 years of experience focused on the mitigation of environmentally impaired properties, environmental compliance, due diligence (All Appropriate Inquiry), and cost-to-cure estimates. He also specializes in groundwater studies, contaminant fate and transport evaluations, and waste management. He is often tapped to serve as a technical ...
  • Ruth Custance

    Ruth Custance is a Senior Principal Environmental Scientist based in California with more than 20 years of experience focused on the development and effective communication of risk-based approaches for site assessment and remediation. Ruth has lead project teams in utilizing the latest risk assessment and data analysis technologies to optimize remedial approaches. These approaches provide adequate risk reduction while being cost-effective. She has provided critical input into the risk ...
  • Gregory Gibbons, P.E.

    Gregory Gibbons, P.E., a Principal at Geosyntec, is an Environmental Engineer based in Illinois with more than 35 years of experience focused on the investigation and remediation of contaminated sediment sites. Greg's experience has included technical and project management roles for a variety of environmental projects including sediment and upland site investigation and remediation efforts, water resources, wastewater treatment, and potable water treatment as well as technical suppor ...
  • Mary deFlaun, Ph.D., BCES

    Mary deFlaun is a Senior Principal Environmental Scientist based in New Jersey with more than 20 years of experience focused on the development and implementation of in situ remediation technologies. Mary has practical experience bringing in situ remediation technologies addressing recalcitrant organics and metals from bench and pilot scale applications to practical field applications. She has applied technologies such as biostimulation and bioaugmentation to impacted soil and groundw ...
  • Bruce Marvin, P.E.

    Bruce Marvin is a Senior Principal Environmental Engineer based in California with more than 15 years of consulting experience focused on remediation strategy development, technology selection, engineering process design, and quality assurance procedures. His clients include private and governmental entities in the United States, Japan, Canada, and Australia. Internationally recognized for his in situ remediation expertise, Bruce has established industry best practices for in situ che ...
  • Tom Peel, Ph.D.

    Tom Peel is a Senior Principal based in Florida with more than 20 years of experience focused on environmental science and engineering including the development of regulatory and risk-based strategies to obtain cost effective closure and redevelopment for environmentally impacted properties. He specializes in applying innovative risk-based approaches to reduce the cost of site assessment and remediation activities. Tom has directed investigations and remedial strategy development for ...
  • Neil Davies, C.Eng., P.E.

    Neil Davies is a Senior Principal Civil and Environmental Engineer based in Georgia with more than 25 years of experience focused on the environmental remediation of former industrial manufacturing sites, and the design of civil infrastructure projects located throughout the United States and Europe. Specializing in the management and technical direction of large multidisciplinary civil and environmental infrastructure projects, Neil's project experience includes treatment systems, pi ...
  • Ganesh Krishnan, P.E., D.WRE

    Ganesh Krishnan is a Senior Principal Engineer based in Georgia with more than 20 years of experience focused on water resources and geoenvironmental engineering. Ganesh specializes in design engineering, regulatory compliance, and programmatic support for public and private sector clients throughout the United States. Ganesh brings consulting expertise in the design of surface water management systems; BMP evaluations; steep terrain hydrology and hydraulics; hydrology and hydraulics ...
  • Brent Miller, P.E.

    Brent Miller is a Senior Principal Chemical Engineer based in Washington with more than 24 years of consulting and industry experience focused on the evaluation, design, construction, operation, and optimization of soil and groundwater remedial systems and processes for clients throughout the United States. He manages numerous projects regulated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), ...
  • John Gallinatti, CHG

    John Gallinatti is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in California with more than 25 years of experience focused on quantitative hydrogeology, including groundwater modeling, environmental fate of dissolved organic compounds, well-field design, aquifer testing and analysis, hydrogeologic field investigations, development of conceptual hydrogeologic models, and the design of advanced groundwater remediation systems. In his role as a technical lead on modeling studies or expert co ...
  • Robert Glazier, P.G.

    Robert Glazier is a Principal Environmental Consultant based in Maryland with more than 30 years of experience focused on site remediation, risk assessment, and environmental permitting associated with solid and hazardous waste landfills as well as power generation and manufacturing facilities. Bob's consulting services focus on the strategic management of environmental liabilities, working with private sector clients who want to reduce financial exposures associated with cleaning up ...
  • Chriso Petropoulou, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE

    Chriso Petropoulou is a Senior Principal Environmental Engineer based in Illinois with more than 25 years of consulting experience focused on a wide variety of clients in the industrial manufacturing sector. Her clients include foundries, metal product manufacturing, rubber manufacturing, metal recycling facilities, malting operations, aerospace companies, automotive manufacturers, electroplating operations, municipal waste landfills, power industry, gas pipelines, railroads, and nucl ...
  • Thierry Sanglerat, P.E.

    Thierry Sanglerat is a Senior Principal Civil Engineer based in California with more than 25 years of consulting experience focused on groundwater and soil remediation, brownfield site redevelopment, waste management, and site closure. He has served as an expert witness and has provided deposition and trial testimonies for several cases in state and federal courts, including the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Department of Justice. As a consultant, ...
  • Daniel Schauer, P.G.

    Daniel Schauer is a Senior Principal Geologist based in Florida with over 24 years of geological, hydrogeological, and geotechnical engineering consulting experience focused on multidisciplinary engineering contracts for federal, municipal, and private clients throughout the U.S. and abroad. His practice focuses on construction management, construction engineering, landfill reclamation, construction QA/QC, and remedial system O&M. To assist his clients, Dan has used his geologic a ...
  • Gordon Thrupp, Ph.D., P.G., CHG

    Gordon Thrupp is a Principal Hydrogeologist based in California with more than 25 years of experience focused on evaluating geological and hydrogeological conditions. He has specialized in quantitative analysis of flow of groundwater and soil-gas. Gordon developed groundwater flow models as tools for assessing water resources, engineering design alternatives, and remedial options for numerous projects throughout the United States. Additionally, Gordon has conducted testing for design and perf ...
  • Gregory Menniti, P.E., P.S.

    Gregory Menniti is a Senior Principal Civil and Environmental Engineer based in West Virginia with more than 35 years of professional experience focused on challenging projects related to water, wastewater, and environmental facility design. His practice includes municipal, governmental, as well as industrial water and wastewater treatment plant, pump station, collection, and distribution systems. His experience also includes other related facility design and operations consulting services. ...
  • Veryl Wittig, P.G., CHG

    Veryl Wittig is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in California with more than 20 years of experience focused on complex environmental site assessment, hazardous materials management, and regulatory compliance for the private and public sector. His practice focuses on providing multi-component remedies and risk mitigation for the cleanup of Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs) sites and properties impacted by chlorinated solvents, petroleum hydrocarbons, pesticides, asbest ...
  • Tom Krug, P.Eng.

    Tom Krug is a Principal Environmental Engineer based in Ontario focused on the evaluation and development of innovative strategies and technologies for remediation of complex contaminated properties for Fortune 500 companies, agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and NASA. Tom specializes in taking new technologies for remediation groundwater, sediment, soil and other waste from the early development stage to successful field scale application, and adapting new and convent ...
  • Dale Prokopchak, CIH, CSP

    Dale Prokopchak is a Principal Industrial Hygienist and Occupational Safety Specialist with more than 30 years of experience as a leader in industrial hygiene, safety, corporate environmental, health and safety program management, training, emergency response planning and implementation, and HAZWOPER compliance. His practice focuses on the development of environmental, health and occupational safety programs to protect workers, facility operating personnel, and the public. With a supp ...
  • Eric Smalstig, P.E.

    Eric Smalstig is a Senior Principal Engineer based in California with more than 20 years of environmental consulting experience focusing on industrial facilities (production and waste management) assessment and remediation, Brownfields restoration for development, and surface water resource protection. Eric focuses his practice in two areas: groundwater and vadose zone remediation and surface water resource protection. His experience in remediation includes conducting investigations o ...
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