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Expert in Environmental Management, Hazardous Remediation, Wastewater Treatment, Stormwater, Groundwater

Expert ID: 723291 New York, USA

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The expert has been involved in the design of biological industrial wastewater treatment plants, and he was a key official in the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, where he regulated these plants.

The expert has been involved in the environmental management of a number of projects with air, water, and waste issues,etc., not only in the U.S. mainland, but also in Puerto Rico.

The expert has been involved in bioremediation of contaminated soils, which includes the design, operation, and regulation of these facilities.

The expert has significant experience in the remediation of groundwater contamination due to chemical and petroleum spills.

The expert has extensive experience in the design, construction, operation, and govrnment regulation of wastewater treatment plants.

The expert is a specialist in environmental safety, is a Certified Industrial Hygienist, a Certified Safety Professional, and a Certified Environmental Trainer (OSHA).

Environmental water sampling is an integral part of the expert's work in the area of groundwater and surface water pollution control and remediation.

The expert has worked on a number of hazardous waste remedial projects, which involve the chemical analysis, remediation, and disposal of this material.

The consultant, who is an expert in hazardous waste incineration, has extensive experience as a consultant and as a government regulator of these facilities.

The consultant has had extensive experience in the regulation of all of the major solid waste landfills in the metropolitan New York City area.

The expert has extensive experience in water resource planning both in the United States and abroad.

The consultant, an expert on coastal erosion, has extensive experience in the planning,design, and construction of coastal engineering, beach erosion, hurricane protection, and rivers and harbor projects.

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They were responsible for remediating a 8 1/2 acre hazardous waste site in College Point, Queens, NY. This involved supervising excavations, health and safety, chemical laboratory analyses, etc.He was the Project Manager acting as the Environmental Review Contractor on a major USEPA Consent Decree for correction of environmental violations of 4 electrical generating plants in Puerto Rico, overseeing progress in correcting the violations.Preparation of plans for the Village of Bayville, NY, for Flood Plain Management, a Nonpoint Pollution Study, and a Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan.Provided Expert Testimony on a number of environmental problems (groundwater, stormwater, sewage, air pollution, product liability, etc.)

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1960 Degree: MS Subject: Hydrology Institution: University of Kansas
Year: 1973 Degree: MCE Subject: Civil, Environmental Engineering Institution: Polytechnic Institute of NY
Year: Degree: PhD Subject: Environmental Chemistry Institution: Greenwich University
Year: Degree: MS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: University of Delaware
Year: Degree: PhD Subject: Ecology Institution: Syracuse University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1997 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Principal Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Hazardous Site Remediation, College Point, Queens, NY
Environmental Review Contractor for 4 large electrical generating plants in Puerto Rico.
Village of Bayville, NY:
Preparation of Flood Plain Management Plan; Local Waterfront Revitalization Project; Nonpoint Contamination Study.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1970 to 1990 Agency: NYS Dept. of Environ. Conservation Role: Regional Engineer, NYC & LI Description: He was responsible for carrying out all environmental programs in NYC and Long Island
(water pollution, water supply, solid & hazardous waste, air pollution, pesticides)
Years: to Present Agency: US Army Corps of Engineers Role: Coastal stabilization and Protection Description: 38 years of experience. He was responsible for planning,design, & construction of water resources projects in New England, NY, and NJ.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1995 to 1995 Country / Region: Venezuela Summary: He provided advanced environmental training to engineers working for a Venezuelan oil company in Maracaibo.
Years: 1996 to 1996 Country / Region: Egypt Summary: He provided consulting expertise to manufacturers in Egypt on energy and water saving techniques for vegetable dehydration plants.
Years: to Present Country / Region: Brazil Summary: He provided water resource expertise to government in Brazil for a river water supply.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
ASCE, AAEE, USAIDIS, WEF, AWWA
Licenses / Certifications
P.E., DEE
Professional Appointments
Pres., Met.Section ASCE;
Awards / Recognition
WHO Fellowship Grant
Publications and Patents Summary
Two publications.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Extensive expert witness experience for various law firms.
Training / Seminars
Seminars on advanced hazardous waste cleanup methods.
Associate Professor at the graduate school of NYIT.
Marketing Experience
As a Principal of the Environmental Technology Group, he had to use hisr marketing skills to obtain new work.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Moderate

Fields of Expertise

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