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 solutions, including bioremediation, chemical oxidation, in situ thermal treatment, physical containment, soil vapor and multi-phase extraction, air sparging, groundwater extraction and treatment, and monitored natural attenuation. He has also been the technical lead on projects involving litigation support, contaminant fate and transport modeling, feasibility evaluation, financial risk analysis, laboratory and field scale pilot testing, and treatment system design. Experienced in land redevelopment, Doug is frequently consulted on Brownfield projects and projects involving environmental liability transfers.

Well-versed in state and federal regulations governing environmental site work, Doug has consulted on projects under the control of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and numerous state regulatory agencies.  He has taught at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, is an instructor for the Princeton Groundwater Remediation Course, and lectures regularly on remediation topics at other short courses and conferences. Doug has worked on projects for many Fortune 500 clients as well as projects at high profile sites such as the Nuclear Metals Superfund Site in Concord, Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Military Reservation on Cape Cod.

Contact Doug Larson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +1-978-263-9588.

Career Summary: Douglas Larson, Ph.D., P.E., LSP

  • Education: Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992; M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989; B.S., Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1987
  • Practice Areas: Contaminated Site Assessment and Cleanup, Environmental Management, Water Management
  • Disciplines: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Specialties: Soil and Groundwater Remediation; Financial Risk Analysis; Litigation Support
  • Registration: Registered Professional Engineer: MA, PA, and RI; Licensed Site Professional: MA

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