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SCS professionals are active in, and leaders of industry and professional associations. We organize and participate in workshops and conferences, author and present technical papers, conduct research, and participate in national and state-level legislative and rule-making processes and regulatory policy. Our engineers, environmental consultants, and scientists work in close coordination on environmental solutions.

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Mr. Wilks is a Vice President and Regional O&M Manager for the O&M Office, located in Bedford, TX. He is also one of SCS’s National Experts on Liquids Management. His technical expertise is environmental compliance relating to landfills.

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    • Ron Wilks is a Vice President and Regional O&M Manager in Bedford, TX. He is also one of SCS’s National Experts on Liquids Management. He has a degree in business administration (marketing and personnel management) and has over four decades of experience. His technical expertise is environmental compliance relating to landfills. He is responsible for training personnel in the Field Services Southwest and Southeast Regions, and he is active with the SWANA LFG Training and Field Practices Committee. Mr. Wilks is a client services manager for all aspects of projects the include design requirements, coordination of designs, construction implementation, and operations management. He is also the primary system troubleshooter and investigator for LFG and leachate management systems.

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Ray Tierney, PG, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and one of our National Experts on Sustainability. He has 30 years of experience in environmental and sustainability engineering and has helped a wide range of organizations control and reduce their legacy environmental impacts and liabilities, lower their costs, obtain grants and permits to expand, and implement cost-saving practices.

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    • Ray Tierney, PG, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and one of our National Experts on Sustainability. He has 30 years of experience in environmental and sustainability engineering and has helped a wide range of organizations control and reduce their legacy environmental impacts and liabilities, lower their costs, obtain grants and permits to expand, and implement cost-saving practices. He has given talks around the country on sustainability. He holds a Master’s Degree in Water Resources Management from the University of Wisconsin and a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology and Geophysics from Boston College. He is a Wisconsin Professional Geologist, a Certified Energy Efficiency Professional, and a Certified Ground Water Professional.

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Bob Viers, P.E. is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Landfill Gas and Biogas to Energy. He is a Project Director and Lead Design Engineer for many types of energy projects.

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    • Bob Viers, P.E. is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Landfill Gas and Biogas to Energy. He is a Project Director and Lead Design Engineer for many types of energy projects. Before joining SCS, Mr. Viers worked for a company that designed, manufactured and provided maintenance services for customized mechanical skids and mechanical packages for a wide range of industries. His responsibilities included review of proposals from bidders and subcontractor’s submittals for compliance with project specifications, codes and regulations, and company standards; equipment inspections during fabrication; management of personnel; preparation of project budgets; equipment commissioning; and technical support and specifications. Fabricated packages utilized positive displacement blowers, sliding vane compressors, multi-stage centrifugal blowers, pumps, liquid ring vacuum pumps, and other rotating equipment used in the environmental, power, water and wastewater treatment, flash-freezing, and commercial sectors.

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Mr. Paul Schafer is a Vice President and Project Director at SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Ambient Air Monitoring. During his technical career at SCS and SCS Tracer Environmental, Mr. Schafer has assumed key roles on several nationally significant monitoring efforts.

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    • Mr. Paul Schafer is a Vice President and Project Director at SCS Engineers, and our National Expert on Ambient Air Monitoring. During his technical career at SCS and SCS Tracer Environmental, Mr. Schafer has assumed key roles on several nationally significant monitoring efforts. He has in-depth experience interfacing with regulatory agencies regarding the performance of monitoring systems, source emission tests, and continuous process monitors which are operated for our clientele. He has had direct working experience with the San Luis Obispo County APCD, San Joaquin Valley APCD, Imperial County APCD, South Coast AQMD, Santa Barbara APCD, San Diego County APCD, California Air Resources Board, EPA Region IX, and the General Services Administration regarding monitoring programs and air quality impact assessments.
      Mr. Schafer offers decisive management skills, which contribute to the success of monitoring programs under his purview. Cost control management and defensible technical performance are primary goals integral to all of the long-term monitoring programs that he manages. Mr. Schafer has developed close business relationships with manufacturers and vendors in the ambient air quality monitoring field.

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Mr. Reed is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Landfill Design and Construction Quality Assurance. He has nearly 30 years of experience working predominantly on solid waste landfill projects.

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    • Mr. Reed is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Landfill Design and Construction Quality Assurance. He has nearly 30 years of experience working predominantly on solid waste landfill projects. His project experience includes storm water management, erosion control, hydrogeologic/hydraulic analysis, landfill design, landfill permitting, geosynthetic lining and cover systems, landfill leachate control, slope stability analysis, and construction quality assurance. He has provided design and consulting services for projects at over 85 landfill facilities in 26 states across the U.S. and in Canada.
      Mr. Reed is a licensed/registered professional engineer in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Solid Waste Association of North America.

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Lee Pyle is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Risk Management Plans and Process Safety Management. Ms. Pyle serves as lead engineer on many projects and has been involved in the preparation of over one hundred Risk Management and Safety Management Programs.

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    • Lee Pyle is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Risk Management Plans and Process Safety Management. Ms. Pyle serves as lead engineer on many projects and has been involved in the preparation of over one hundred Risk Management and Safety Management Programs. She is a key element in the development of the Risk and Safety program at SCS Tracer Environmental, including document preparation for specific Administrating Agencies throughout the state of California and ensuring that all our risk programs are acceptable to these agencies.
      Ms. Pyle specializes in risk programs for chemical processes – in particular, ammonia refrigeration facilities and water/wastewater treatment facilities. Ms. Pyle has developed EPA Risk Management Program submittal documentation (Risk Management Plans) for dozens of facilities, including developing Executive Summaries detailing each facility’s safety features, management structure, and potential risks associated with the process for EPA review and approval.
      Ms. Pyle has worked with industry groups to develop standardized Process Safety Management Programs (PSM) for industry members to ensure compliance with OSHA’s 1910.119 regulation (Cal-OSHA Title 8, §5189). She has also been involved in auditing facility PSM programs. Ms. Pyle’s experience includes all aspects of preparing documentation for PSM and California’s Accidental Release Prevention Program (CalARP) programs. This includes participating in Hazard and Operability Studies as the team leader, quality control, preparing qualitative risk assessments, and conducting off-site consequence analyses. Her vast experience in developing programs for numerous facilities has generated new approaches and innovative methods for managing and implementing individual PSM programs.
      Additional experience includes preparing Operations Manuals for facilities transferring bulk oil; supporting SCS Tracer’s RECLAIM and Clean Air Act Amendment – Title V permitting programs by developing potential-to-emit and actual emission profiles as well as outlining detailed process flow diagrams for industrial facilities; developing emissions inventories for natural gas storage facilities and refineries; and conducting detailed air quality inspections of industrial facilities in support of developing federal operating permits.

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Dana Murray is is SCS Engineers’ Vice President for International Services. She has 27 years of professional experience in civil/environmental engineering, including landfill gas emissions modeling and collection system design; landfill gas energy technology evaluation, feasibility analysis, energy user outreach and analysis; landfill closures; transfer station design and construction; and stormwater hydrology and hydraulics.

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    • Dana Murray is is SCS Engineers’ Vice President for International Services. She has 27 years of professional experience in civil/environmental engineering, including landfill gas emissions modeling and collection system design; landfill gas energy technology evaluation, feasibility analysis, energy user outreach and analysis; landfill closures; transfer station design and construction; and stormwater hydrology and hydraulics. She serves as the Program Manager for SCS’s contract with the US EPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP). The LMOP mission is to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions by beneficially capturing and utilizing the methane gas produced at landfills. In addition, Ms. Murray has managed multimillion dollar design and construction projects with multiple disciplines and subcontractors.

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Greg McCarron, PE, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Organics. He has 30 years of progressively responsible experience in solid waste management, including waste composition studies, solid waste planning, composting, recycling, transfer stations, waste-to-energy systems, landfill design, and landfill gas systems.

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    • Greg McCarron, PE, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Organics. He has 30 years of progressively responsible experience in solid waste management, including composting, landfill gas (LFG) systems, landfill design, waste composition studies, recycling, transfer stations, and waste-to-energy systems. His experience includes project management, design, regulatory support, construction oversight, system start-up, economic analysis, and technology assessment. .
      Mr. McCarron’s experience also includes project management, design, permitting, construction oversight, system start-up, operations, economic analysis, and technology assessment.

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Mr. Law is SCS Engineers’ National Geotechnical Expert. He has over three decades of engineering and management experience in geotechnical engineering, solid waste management, landfill engineering and construction quality assurance services.

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    • Mr. Law is SCS Engineers’ National Geotechnical Expert. He has over three decades of engineering and management experience in: geotechnical engineering and subsurface soil investigation/exploration programs (including embankment and MSE Wall evaluation), solid waste management, landfill engineering and closure design, LFG blower and flare foundation design, geotechnical and geosynthetic/soil material testing and analysis, resident/construction engineering and construction quality assurance services, project scheduling and construction cost estimate, foundation bearing/settlement analysis and design, liquefaction analysis, static and seismic slope stability analyses using STABL program, seismic permanent displacement analysis, geosynthetic reinforced slope, embankment and pavement design, writing of geotechnical soil reports, and construction completion certification reports.
      Mr. Law’s solid waste management experience also includes landfill gas collection and utilization as alternate energy, LFG equipment procurement for overseas, material recovery facilities, solid waste transfer station facilities, aerobic bioreactor landfill remediation, bioreactor slope stability analysis, leachate recirculation evaluations in obtaining RD&D permit, and many other major permit amendments for alternate bottom liner (including final cover system) and leachate collection systems through performance equivalency demonstrations using HELP and MULTIMED modeling throughout US.
      In 2012, he served as a panel judge at the US EPA’s Peer Review Panel Meeting for Grants: People, Prosperity, and the Planet – P3 – Phase II Competition in Washington D.C. for projects related to solid waste management, recycling and reused of materials, and the alternate renewable green energy sources. For the last 3 years since 2013, he served as a judge for the AAEES 2013 Excellence in Environmental Engineering & Science Awards E3 Competition, for entries in Research, Planning, Design, and Operations/Management categories. Other paper/publication review experience includes publishing papers at national and international conferences, as well as serving as a paper reviewer for the Editorial Board of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) on regular basis.

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Mike Kalish, PE, LEED AP®, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Transfer Stations.

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    • Mike Kalish, PE, LEED AP®, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Transfer Stations. He has been the Project Manager for several major transfer station renovations and expansions in Maryland and the District of Columbia and new transfer stations in Maryland and Virginia. Mr. Kalish is a member of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), and an instructor for the SWANA Managing Transfer Stations course. He is a licensed professional engineer in Maryland and California and is a LEED Accredited Professional.
      Mr. Kalish has worked on a variety of engineering projects involving landfill gas (LFG), LFG-to-energy, landfill closure, and sub-slab mitigation design for brownfields remediation. Several recent LFG projects have also included the design and implementation of remote SCADA systems for use at flare stations, LFG beneficial use projects and carbon-credit projects.

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Dan Johnson, P.E., is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and a National Specialist on Brownfields and Landfill Redevelopment. He serves as a project manager and project engineer for solid waste projects on solid waste sites in the United States.

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    • Dan Johnson, P.E., is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and a National Specialist on Brownfields and Landfill Redevelopment. He serves as a project manager and project engineer for solid waste projects on solid waste sites in the United States and overseas. Mr. Johnson has 30 years of experience providing environmental assessments, remediation services, professional civil engineering, civil engineering design, and project management. He is a nationally recognized expert on the handling of hazardous materials issues related to real estate transactions and development on contaminated properties. His experience includes Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), subsurface investigations, and selecting remedial alternatives for site cleanup, obtaining environmental permits, and interfacing with regulatory agencies. Mr. Johnson also has supervisory experience in a variety of public works and environmental specializations, including solid waste landfills and transfer stations, environmental site remediation, flood control and drainage facilities, water supply, sanitary sewers, streets and traffic systems, subdivisions, and commercial and industrial developments. Mr. Johnson applies his strong knowledge of environmental affairs to deal effectively with environmentally impaired properties. He is routinely invited to share his expertise at conferences and workshops for hazardous waste issues related to real estate transactions and Brownfields.

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Bruce Jernigan is a Senior Project Advisor for SCS and one of our National Experts for Liquids Management.

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    • Mr. Jernigan joined SCS Engineers in 2015 as a Senior Project Advisor. He is also one of our National Experts for Liquids Management. Mr. Jernigan is responsible for providing advice and support across all SCS business lines. He is skilled at consensus building among a variety of interests and across scientific, technical, legal and regulatory disciplines while combining the fiscal discipline of budgets, cost control, and managed returns to produce optimal solutions. His expertise includes Regulatory compliance; Environmental Management Systems; RCRA Solid Waste; RCRA Hazardous Waste; Remedial investigations; Feasibility studies; Managed remediation; Brownfields; Superfund; and Regulatory and multi-party settlements

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Bob Isenberg, PE, PG, is a Senior Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Geotechnical, and Landfill Design and Construction Quality Assurance.

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    • Bob Isenberg, PE, PG, is a Senior Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Geotechnical, and on Landfill Design and Construction Quality Assurance.
      Mr. Isenberg has nearly 40 years of consulting experience in geotechnical and civil engineering projects involving design, analysis, testing, permitting, construction, remediation and repair of solid waste facilities, retaining structures including dams, mine tailing basins, earthen embankments and reservoirs, buildings including power plants, commercial and residential housing and studies of soil and groundwater contamination.
      He possesses extensive experience with design of bottom liner and leachate collection systems, final covers, subsurface investigation, redevelopment and remediation of older municipal and private waste landfills, and studies of soil and groundwater contamination.

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Ray Huff, SCS Vice President and National Expert on Greenhouse Gas, has 25 years of experience in environmental consulting. Mr. Huff specializes in landfill regulatory compliance; air quality/compliance issues, including GHG emissions quantification; and site assessment, remediation, and post-closure care.

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    • Ray Huff, SCS Vice President and National Specialist on Greenhouse Gas, has 25 years of experience in environmental consulting. Mr. Huff specializes in landfill regulatory compliance; air quality/compliance issues, including GHG emissions quantification; and site assessment, remediation, and post-closure care. He is the landfill assessment and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions quantification project lead within SCS’s offices throughout the western U.S., responsible for technical expertise on landfill regulatory compliance, post-closure development, and emissions quantification procedures.
      Mr. Huff is also the Closed Landfill project lead within SCS’s California offices, with project management and coordination responsibilities for closed and inactive landfill projects throughout the state, including landfill probe evaluation work for CalRecycle. He has also participated on the Landfill Gas Technical Advisory Group to CalRecycle.
      Mr. Huff’s compliance expertise has been deployed in a Project Manager and Task Manager capacity on a variety of landfill investigations and risk assessments, hazardous substance site investigations and risk assessments, site remediations, solid waste and hazardous waste management plans, and GHG/air regulatory compliance projects throughout California.

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Mr. Cooke, PE, CEM, MBA, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Energy Management. He has 26 years of professional and project management experience in engineering with a concentration in environmental and energy engineering. He leads SCS Engineers’ Upper Midwest Energy Management Group.

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    • Mr. Cooke, PE, CEM, MBA, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Energy Management. He has 26 years of professional and project management experience in engineering with a concentration in environmental and energy engineering. He leads SCS Engineers’ Upper Midwest Energy Management Group.
      Mr. Cooke’s background as a long-time business owner adds to his perspective of emphasis on client profitability and proactive project communications.
      Mr. Cooke is a licensed professional engineer in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Colorado. He earned a bachelor of science in chemical engineering, a master’s of business administration and is a Certified Energy Manager through the Association of Energy Engineers.
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      Mr. Cooke’s primary areas of technical expertise include building and industrial facility energy management, regulatory compliance and energy management, retro-commissioning, environmental assessments and audits, energy engineering, process/design engineering, site investigation and remediation, water and wastewater treatment, aboveground and underground storage tanks, and spill prevention, control, and countermeasures.
      Mr. Cooke has managed over 1,000 projects in 31 states with many industrial, manufacturing, government agency, and corporate clients.

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Mr. Carrico, a Vice President and one of SCS’s National Experts on Liquids Management, has 31 years of experience with SCS Field Services (a division of SCS Engineers) in the operation, maintenance, and monitoring of landfill gas (LFG) management systems. This experience has ranged from hands-on, technical fieldwork to management of field teams performing routine and non-routine LFG system operations and maintenance (O&M).

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    • Mr. Carrico, a Vice President and one of SCS’s National Experts on Liquids Management, has 31 years of experience with SCS Field Services (a division of SCS Engineers) in the operation, maintenance, and monitoring of landfill gas (LFG) management systems. This experience has ranged from hands-on, technical fieldwork to management of field teams performing routine and non-routine LFG system operations and maintenance (O&M). Mr. Carrico also writes and prepares site specific O&M manuals, site assessment and investigation reports, and routine project status reports.
      In addition to being a Vice President of the firm, Mr. Carrico serves as Eastern and Midwestern Regional Manager for SCS Field Services’ Operation, Maintenance, and Monitoring office. In this role, he is responsible for the direction of more than 50 LFG O&M projects throughout the U.S. Current prominent O&M projects include the I-95 and I-66 Landfills in Fairfax County, VA; the Brown Station Road Landfill in Prince Georges County, MD; the Conestoga Landfill in central PA; the Lee County Landfill in Bishopville, SC; the Orange County Landfill in Orlando, FL; and the Palmetto Landfill in Wellford, SC.
      Past projects include the Medley Landfill in Medley, FL; the Old Dominion and King and Queen Landfills near Richmond, VA; the East Carolina Landfill in Aulander, NC; the Prince William County Landfill near Manassas, VA; the Brunswick Landfill in Lawrenceville, VA; and the Stafford County Landfill in Stafford, VA.
      These projects represent a variety of different LFG control and recovery systems for both regulatory compliance and energy use, including vertical and horizontal gas extraction, air injection, open and enclosed flaring systems, electronic gas detection systems, and remote LFG data collection. Mr. Carrico’s experience provides SCS-FS with a practical, hands-on management capability for a wide range of projects.
      Concurrent with project management responsibilities, Mr. Carrico has helped develop SCSeTools® for compiling, reporting, and using collected data for operations and investment. Other relevant experience includes preparation and review of LFG system O&M manuals, conducting LFG training seminars for employees and clients, and participation as an instructor and presenter in LFG industry seminars and symposiums.

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As a Senior Vice President, Mr. Gardner is responsible for overseeing SCS’s nationwide solid waste management practice, including landfill engineering, landfill gas management, solid waste studies, landfill environmental systems, operation and maintenance, and construction.Mr. Gardner works closely with SCS’s national and regional clients.

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    • Mr. Gardner is responsible for overseeing SCS’s nationwide solid waste management practice, including landfill engineering, landfill gas management, solid waste studies, landfill environmental systems, operation and maintenance, and construction.
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      Since joining SCS in 1980, Mr. Gardner has completed solid waste, hazardous waste, environmental assessment, facility design, compliance audit and other environmental study projects for municipal and private clients. Projects typically have involved feasibility studies, due diligence investigations, facility siting, site investigations, environmental studies, permitting, design and construction services.
      Facilities have included landfills, landfill gas control facilities, material recovery facilities, transfer stations, wastewater treatment plants, and support facilities (e.g., roadways, buildings, stormwater, utilities). Other projects have included waste composition studies, rate studies, compliance audits, site assessments, and preparation of various procurement documents.
      Mr. Gardner has participated in or directed numerous environmental site assessments, contamination assessments, remedial action plans and remedial construction projects throughout the United States. Project sites have included fuel storage facilities, vehicle maintenance facilities, truck stops, chemical processing plants, active and closed landfill sites, abandoned chemical disposal sites, and superfund sites. Chemical contamination encountered in both soil and groundwater media has included petroleum, heavy metals, dioxin, pesticides, heavy metals, PCBs, and solvents.

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Mike McLaughlin, PE, is SCS Engineers’ Senior Vice President of Environmental Services and our National Specialist on Brownfields & Landfill Redevelopment and Coal-Burning Utilities. He is a licensed engineer and attorney with over 30 years of professional experience providing advice on environmental matters. He is an expert on environmental compliance, remediation, and allocation of response costs.

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    • Mike McLaughlin, PE, is SCS Engineers’ Senior Vice President of Environmental Services and our National Specialist on Brownfields & Landfill Redevelopment and Coal-Burning Utilities. He is a licensed engineer and attorney with over 30 years of professional experience providing advice on environmental matters. He is an expert on environmental compliance, remediation, and allocation of response costs.
      Mr. McLaughlin advises developers, contractors, lenders and land development professionals on the technical and regulatory requirements for construction on Brownfields sites nationwide. His combined engineering and legal background provides an unusual perspective on land development where hazardous wastes or other environmental challenges are present. Redevelopment of closed landfills is an area of special interest; he worked on his first such project in 1976.
      In addition to his extensive Brownfields redevelopment experience in North America, Mr. McLaughlin has worked at some three dozen Superfund National Priorities List sites in 17 states, and on scores of regulatory compliance, voluntary cleanup, and remediation projects for commercial, industrial, municipal, and military clients.
      He is a licensed professional engineer in Virginia and New Mexico, a member of the Virginia Bar, and active in the American Bar Association (Section of Environment, Energy and Resources and Waste Management Committee), the Virginia State Bar Environmental Law Section, and the Urban Land Institute.

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Steve Hamilton is a Senior Vice President of SCS and our National Expert on Landfill Gas and Biogas to Energy. He is the Director of SCS Energy, which is the SCS Engineers profit center that designs, builds, and operates biogas — primarily landfill gas (LFG) and digester-gas-to-energy projects.

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    • Steve Hamilton is a Senior Vice President of SCS and our National Expert on Landfill Gas and Biogas to Energy. He is the Director of SCS Energy, which is the SCS Engineers profit center that designs, builds, and operates biogas — primarily landfill gas (LFG) and digester-gas-to-energy projects. SCS Energy has performed dozens of design and design/build biogas-to-energy projects and currently operates/maintains biogas-to-energy projects nationwide. The biogas end-uses include electric power generation (reciprocating internal combustion engines, turbines, microturbines, and fuel cells), direct-use of biogas in lieu of natural gas at industrial, utility, and institutional facilities, production of high-BTU biogas for injection into natural gas pipelines, and production of biogas-derived compressed natural gas (CNG) for use as vehicle fuel.
      Mr. Hamilton has over 30 years of environmental project experience, ranging from hands-on participation in field and design work to direction of solid waste management projects. This work has involved over 700 projects on more than 350 sites throughout the United States and abroad. His project responsibilities have included solid waste planning; solid waste privatization; landfill siting, design and operations, and closure permits and plans; landfill contamination assessments and remedial actions; landfill leachate monitoring and treatment system design; landfill groundwater and LFG monitoring programs; landfill Clean Air Act (CAA) permitting and compliance; LFG Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects, digester gas and LFGE recovery feasibility due-diligence, studies, and investigations; testing, designing, installing and operating digester gas and LFGE facilities, and LFG migration and emission control systems.
      Mr. Hamilton is a Past Director of SWANA’s Landfill Gas and Biogas Division, and he Chaired SWANA’s Landfill Gas Training Program for over 10 years. He has extensive experience in providing solid waste training and education at numerous venues in the United States and abroad.

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Jay Hatho is a Senior Vice President of SCS Engineers, our Technology Officer/Chief Information Officer, and our National Expert on Technology Services. He is responsible for developing new technologies that collect, monitor and control systems in the field.

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    • Jay Hatho is a Senior Vice President of SCS Engineers, our Technology Officer/Chief Information Officer, and our National Expert on Technology Services. He is responsible for developing new technologies that collect, monitor and control systems in the field. He has employed new hardware and software not previously utilized in the environmental engineering field. These new technologies help to reduce the costs of running and operating engineering projects, and are now sold as a product to clients. This helped launch a product development organization at SCS known as SCS eTools.
      Jay has leveraged hardware, software, and wireless technology to streamline the operations, maintenance, and monitoring of data that is collected at landfills. Landfills and landfill gas in particular, along with other industries must comply with government regulations. Collecting, storing and analyzing compliance data is expensive because traditionally it was time consuming and sometimes dangerous to collect. SCS Technology developed a secure and user-friendly web-based application to identify, collect, track, and report in real-time the data required to meet compliance regulations. The components work wirelessly and are built to last even under extreme weather conditions.
      Mr. Hatho also oversees the modernization and standardization of SCS’s IT organization to support the company’s growth. He is responsible for deploying modern technologies to help improve communication throughout the company and for leading the development of software products both internally and for clients.
      Prior to joining SCS, Mr. Hatho developed technology platforms and infrastructure for a major online brokerage firm, and served as the director of engineering for a major computer manufacturer. He started large organizations overseas and locally that improved business and helped increase revenues for several companies, and managed multi-million dollar engineering budgets while maintaining strict fiscal controls and disciplines.

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Mr. Pons, CIH, CSP, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Health and Safety. He has 22 years of proven Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) management experience.

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    • Gary Pons, CIH, CSP, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Specialist on Health and Safety. He has 22 years of proven Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) management experience. His effective communication skills, developed over years of construction safety management projects, have given him a keen ability to oversee EH&S activities for large (more than $100 million) civil and public works projects, including Sanitary Sewer Plant/Pumping Station, University/public school, Restaurant, Science/Research Facility, and Sports Center projects. Prior experience includes 4 years as the Environmental Health and Safety Director at California State University, Long Beach; 4 years as the Safety and Health specialist at the Orange County Sanitation District; and 9 years as the Supervising Industrial Hygienist with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Mr. Pons has the knowledge and ability to successfully execute and meet an organization’s safety goals while maintaining dedication to their corporate mission.
      Mr. Pons has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science from the California State University Fullerton and has numerous professional licenses and certifications including, Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH); Certified Safety Professional (CSP); California Registered Environmental Assessor; California Certified Lead Inspector/Assessor, US Department of Homeland Security National Incident Management System (NIMS); OSHA Certified Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Supervisor, Competent Person and First Responder (Operations Level); and EPA Accredited Asbestos Building Inspector, Contractor Supervisor and Management Planner.
      He is a Diplomate of the Academy of Industrial Hygiene, and a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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Pat Sullivan, BCES, CPP, REPA, is a Senior Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on the Landfill Clean Air Act and the New Source Performance Standard (NSPS). Mr. Sullivan has over 25 years of environmental engineering experience, specializing in solid waste-related issues.

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    • Pat Sullivan, BCES, CPP, REPA, is a Senior Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on the Landfill Clean Air Act and the New Source Performance Standard (NSPS).
      Mr. Sullivan has over 25 years of experience in the area of environmental engineering, specializing in solid waste management and other environmental issues. He is the Managing Director of SCS Engineers (SCS) consulting and engineering operations within the Southwestern United States, the largest of all of SCS’s engineering business units. He also serves as the Practice Leader for SCS’s Solid Waste Practice in the same region. Mr. Sullivan is the National Expert for SCS’s companywide Air Quality program. He also oversees SCS’s company-wide GHG and Risk Assessment programs and is one of the national experts on risk assessment and toxic exposure issues for solid waste facilities.Mr. Sullivan is a company Senior Vice President and Member of the Company’s Management Advisory Committee.
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      Mr. Sullivan is also Principal-in-Charge for projects related to solid waste facility investigation and risk assessment, redevelopment, LFG engineering, air quality permitting and compliance, GHG emissions, and groundwater investigations at solid waste and other industrial facilities, as well as related engineering services. He has published and/or presented over 100 technical papers in industry journals, publications, conferences, seminar, and workshops.

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Tom Rappolt, QEP, is an Office Director and Vice President of SCS Tracer Environmental and SCS Engineers. He is also a Senior Air Quality Meteorologist, Project Director, and SCS’s National Expert on Odor and Tracer Gas Studies.

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    • Tom Rappolt, QED, is a an Office Director and Vice President of SCS Tracer Environmental and SCS Engineers, a Senior Air Quality Meteorologist, Project Director, and SCS’s National Expert on Odor and Tracer Gas Studies. He has over 40 years of program management and technical experience in air quality compliance and pollutant dispersion and air measurement programs. He is considered an expert in atmospheric dispersion and transport of airborne pollutants, particularly in the area of complex terrain, including overwater/coastal meteorological regimes, as well as inter and intra building processes.
      Mr. Rappolt he has designed and implemented over 40 atmospheric monitoring networks and comprehensive field measurement programs involving toxic chemicals and molds, volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds, metals, odorous compounds, criteria pollutants, and other targeted compounds of interest including chemical and biological warfare agents. Many of these measurement studies required support monitoring of local meteorological parameters, including upper atmospheric data using an array of direct probe and remote sensing devices. Mr. Rappolt has served as an expert witness in the area of meteorology, atmospheric dispersion, and odor impacts on numerous legal cases, hearing boards, and programs which have regulatory significance.
      Due to the ongoing threat of terrorism with the possible use of biological, chemical, and nuclear agents, Mr. Rappolt has led the effort within SCS to apply his monitoring and dispersion expertise toward conducting programs related to homeland defense. These programs have included infiltrations studies on selected buildings using tracer science as well as studying dispersion in extreme urban environments to validate crisis management models.
      Mr. Rappolt has applied his technical knowledge of pollutant movement and formation in the atmosphere to help assess and mitigate industrial odor issues. He has developed a method to assess a specific facility’s odor footprint and how that footprint affects compliance to nuisance regulations. This method, which incorporates onsite monitoring, modeling and surveys, has been very effective in isolating cost effective mitigations to resolve odor issues. This approach has been successfully utilized at manufacturing facilities, wastewater treatment plants, landfills and composting operations.
      Mr. Rappolt has been active in participating with state and local regulators regarding the formulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations. As a stakeholder representative for industry, Mr. Rappolt is a member of several early action committees for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) regarding the implementation of AB32. In this capacity, Mr. Rappolt has provided testimony before the Air Resources Board regarding the severity of impacts these regulations could have on California businesses. Mr. Rappolt also serves on the Industrial Environmental Association’s Air Quality Committee which is active in assessing compliance strategies for industries subject to AB32 based regulations.

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Monte Markley is a registered Professional Geologist in the state of Kansas and our National Expert for Deep Well and Underground Injection Control.

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    • Monte Markley is a registered Professional Geologist in the state of Kansas and our National Expert for Deep Well and Underground Injection Control. He currently manages our Wichita office. His project experience includes engineering geology evaluations related to salt caverns, geologic isolation of fluids and compressed gasses, hydrogeological investigations at landfills and quarries, regulatory compliance, and permitting, groundwater investigations at superfund and RCRA facilities, remedial system design, cost allocation and recovery from responsible parties.

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Eric J. Nelson, PE, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert for Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR). He is an experienced engineer and hydrogeologist.

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    • Eric J. Nelson, PE, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert for Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR). He is an experienced engineer and hydrogeologist. His diverse experience includes solid waste landfill development, soil and groundwater remediation, and brownfield redevelopment.
      Mr. Nelson has worked with utility clients to complete numerous projects for dry CCR landfills, CCR ponds, and general environmental monitoring and compliance. He has been involved with CCR landfill projects that include feasibility analyses and permitting of landfill expansions; hydrogeologic and geotechnical site investigations; site design and operating plans; soil borrow source identification and permitting; liner and final cover construction liner, cover, and storm water management repairs. He has worked with utility clients to evaluate, plan, permit and complete CCR pond repairs and closures.
      Mr. Nelson’s environmental monitoring and compliance experience includes groundwater monitoring; oil containment design and construction; and Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) planning. This diverse project experience has provided him the opportunity to work on challenging and innovative projects that have included design and permitting for wetland and stream mitigation, identifying and avoiding former underground mines during site design, and assessing the feasibility of installing a solar photovoltaic system on a closed CCR landfill.
      Mr. Nelson’s additional areas of expertise include remedial action planning, cost estimating, bidding and construction documents, and construction quality assurance. He has worked with electric utilities, solid waste facility owners/operators, and private property owners and developers.

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John Tabella, PG, LEED AP®, is SCS Engineers’ National Expert for Environmental Due Diligence and for Federal Services.  He is also a Project Manager and the Environmental Services Group Leader for the SCS office in Reston, Virginia.

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    • John Tabella, PG, LEED AP®, is SCS Engineers’ National Expert for Environmental Due Diligence and for Federal Services.  He is also a Project Manager and the Environmental Services Group Leader for the SCS office in Reston, Virginia. In this capacity, he oversees all aspects of environmental services opportunities and projects primarily throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, and supports on opportunities and projects throughout the U.S.
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      Mr. Tabella has over 20 years of broad environmental experience, covering environmental due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, environmental site characterization, remedial design and implementation, environmental regulatory compliance and permitting, industrial hygiene, health and safety, and related disciplines.
      As SCS’s National Expert for Environmental Due Diligence, Mr. Tabella provides support to SCS offices on environmental due diligence business development, national client contract negotiation, project execution and QA/QC of deliverables and proposals.
      Mr. Tabella also serves as the Health and Safety (H&S) Coordinator for SCS’s Reston office and its satellites. Major responsibilities in this capacity include implementing SCS’ behavior-based safety program, coordinating and evaluating H&S training and medical monitoring, H&S recordkeeping and reporting, and H&S consulting on projects.

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Jeff Marshall, PE, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers, Environmental Services Practice Leader for SCS offices in the Mid-Atlantic region, and our National Expert in Innovative Technologies. He has a diversified background in project engineering and management, with emphasis on environmental chemistry and human health aspects.

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    • Jeff Marshall, PE, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers, Environmental Services Practice Leader for SCS offices in the mid-Atlantic region, and our National Specialist in Innovative Technologies. He has a diversified background in project engineering and management, with emphasis on the environmental chemistry and human health aspects of hazardous materials/waste management, waste treatment, site investigations, risk-based remediation and redevelopment, and environmental management/compliance/permitting issues.
      Clients have included dozens of Department of Defense facilities (throughout the US, Panama, Japan, Puerto Rico and Italy), scores of state and local governments, municipal maintenance facilities, active and closed landfills, waste-to-energy plants, recycling facilities, airports, R&D facilities, electronics manufacturers, coal-fired and dual-fueled electric power plants and cogeneration plants, potable water treatment and distribution utilities, printing plants, plating shops, petroleum refineries and bulk storage/distribution facilities, fertilizer manufacturing plants, adhesives formulators, polymer manufacturing and extrusion lines, hospitals and healthcare facilities, aluminum extrusion and machining facilities, auto parts manufacturers, explosives manufacturers, electric motor production plants, ore refining facilities, tool manufacturers, metal and wire products manufacturers, steel mills, a lead battery recycling facility, indoor and outdoor firing ranges, nuclear fuel rod manufacturing plants, gasoline stations, dry cleaners, office parks, strip malls, agricultural facilities, pesticide/herbicide sites, a radioactive healthcare products manufacturing facility, pharmaceutical manufacturers, rail lines and railroad maintenance facilities, concrete and refractory manufacturers, and RCRA TSDFs.
      Prior to joining SCS in 1985, Mr. Marshall spent three years with the U.S. Army Chemical Research and Development Center at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. Responsibilities included the design of handling, treatment, storage, transportation, and disposal systems for the many hazardous substances (e.g., nerve gas and precursors) used and wastes generated at DOD chemical manufacturing facilities. Mr. Marshall also assisted in the preparation of NEPA Environmental Impact Statements for various chemical production facilities.

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Mr. Sim is one of SCS’s National Experts for Liquids Management; he is also O&M Region Manager for the western counties in California. He is responsible for the following counties: LA County, Kern County, Ventura County, San Luis Obispo County, and Santa Barbara County.

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    • Mr. Sim is one of SCS’s National Experts for Liquids Management; he is also O&M Region Manager, West Region, responsible for the following counties in California: LA County, Kern County, Ventura County, San Luis Obispo County, and Santa Barbara County. He has over 10 years of engineering-related experience with Waste Management, Inc. (WM), and more recently with SCS Engineers (SCS). He has a strong background in construction and field operations, having served as superintendent of a family-owned construction company for several years. With WM, he managed the design and construction of landfill liner cells, landfill final cover systems, landfill gas (LFG) flare stations, and numerous LFG well and piping projects. He also assisted with permitting efforts for landfill expansions, has managed environmental and safety compliance at multiple WM sites in Southern California, and managed LFG operations, including 10 LFG technicians, across nine WM sites in Southern California and Hawaii. He is an expert in Zink Ultra-Low Emission and traditional enclosed flare operations, and has significant experience in hydrogen sulfide (H2S) treatment system design and operation. He has designed gas collection and control system (GCCS) 5-year and final closure build-out plans, with respect to site LFG generation rates and operational fill sequence, and has improved surface emissions and probe compliance at all WM landfills in Southern California. Mr. Sim has facilitated and taught WM’s Landfill Gas Technician Program, and conducted numerous in-house training programs for WM employees.
      Since joining SCS, Mr. Sim continues to be involved in permitting, design, construction, and operations and maintenance of LFG systems across the country. Mr. Sim is currently the project manager and engineer of record responsible for the operations and maintenance (O&M) of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill GCCS system. Chiquita Canyon Landfill has over 300 collection points, two LFG turbines, and two flares with condensate injection systems. In addition to his involvement in O&M projects Mr. Sim has also been involved in many GCCS design and construction projects across California, Oregon and Alaska since joining SCS. These projects include landfill final cover systems, flare installations, hydrogen sulfide treatment systems, condensate injection systems, and numerous landfill gas well installations.

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Ali Khatami, PhD, PE, LEP, CGC, is a Project Director and a Vice President of SCS Engineers. He is also our National Expert for Landfill Design and Construction Quality Assurance. He has nearly 40 years of research and professional experience in mechanical, structural, and civil engineering.

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    • Ali Khatami, PhD, PE, LEP, CGC, is a Project Director and a Vice President of SCS Engineers. He is also our National Expert for Landfill Design and Construction Quality Assurance. He has nearly 40 years of research and professional experience in mechanical, structural, and civil engineering.
      Dr. Khatami has acquired extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of geology, hydrogeology, hydrology, hydraulics, construction methods, material science, construction quality assurance (CQA), and stability of earth systems. Dr. Khatami has applied this experience in the siting of numerous landfills and the remediation of hazardous waste contaminated sites.
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      Dr. Khatami has been involved in the design and permitting of civil/environmental projects such as surface water management systems, drainage structures, municipal solid waste landfills, hazardous solid waste landfills, low-level radioactive waste landfills, leachate and wastewater conveyance and treatment systems. He has also been involved with the design of gas management systems, hazardous waste impoundments, storage tank systems, waste tire processing facilities, composting facilities, material recovery facilities, landfill gas collection and disposal systems, leachate evaporator systems, and liquid impoundment floating covers.

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Eric Peterson, PE, directs landfill-gas (LFG) investigations and energy utilization studies, provides due diligence for energy and carbon emission reduction investors and designs LFG systems for energy recovery and control of emissions, odors, and migration.

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    • Eric Peterson, PE, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers, the National Expert on Landfill Gas Control, and the director of our Medford, New Jersey, office. Mr. Peterson directs LFG investigations and energy utilization studies, provides due diligence for energy and carbon emission reduction investors, designs LFG systems for energy recovery and control of emissions, odors and migration, and provides training and consulting for system operations and optimization. He also is involved in bioreactor and leachate recirculation system engineering and operations consulting.
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      His projects involve permitting, design, construction engineering, system start-up and trouble-shooting. He has designed over 150 LFG systems including LFG recovery systems; emissions and odor control systems; and systems to protect buildings located adjacent to and on landfills. As an expert in landfill emissions, air regulations and associated permitting and compliance requirements, he has conducted training air compliance seminars to both private waste firms and regulatory agencies.

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Alex Stege is SCS Engineers’ National Expert on Landfill Gas Modeling. He provides expertise evaluating landfill gas (LFG) to energy and landfill methane emission reduction projects based on the application of LFG models to project LFG recovery.

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    • Alex Stege is SCS Engineers’ National Expert on Landfill Gas Modeling. He provides expertise evaluating landfill gas (LFG) to energy and landfill methane emission reduction projects based on the application of LFG models to project LFG recovery. For 20 years, Mr. Stege supported the U.S. EPA’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP), World Bank, International Finance Corporation, landfill owners, municipalities and LFG project developers in assessing the feasibility and performance of LFG utilization projects. Mr. Stege leads SCS’s LFG modeling practice, which is based on the scientific application of actual flow and site data to develop an empirically calibrated LFG recovery model. Mr. Stege prepares or reviews domestic and international LFG modeling and due-diligence studies for SCS offices throughout the U.S.
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      Mr. Stege provides training in LFG modeling to SCS staff at annual meetings, and is responsible for the ongoing development of SCS’s domestic and international LFG models. SCS has the most advanced LFG modeling practice in the industry because Mr. Stege has developed a model calibration procedure, applied SCS’s collection system design and operations expertise and its vast database of LFG flow and site data, and created an empirically-based model which accounts for the effects of collection system coverage/efficiency, site conditions, waste moisture, and waste composition on LFG recovery.
      Mr. Stege has been selected to give presentations on the application of LFG models to evaluate landfill methane generation and recovery at conferences hosted by the following organizations: LMOP (numerous conferences); the Global Methane Initiative (GMI) Partnership [Expos in Beijing (2008), Delhi (2010), and Vancouver (2013)]; the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA); the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF); the Global Waste Management Symposium; and the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA).
      Mr. Stege was the author of LMOP/GMI LFG models for Central and Eastern Europe (2014), Colombia (2010), Ukraine (2009), Mexico (Version 1 [2003] and Version 2 [2009]), and Central America (2007), and has provided training on the use of these models. He has served as the Chairman of SWANA’s Generation and Modeling Committee for the past 10 years.

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Neil Nowak, PE, is a Project Director at SCS Engineers, and our National Expert for Oil and Gas Services. He has 30 years of experience with consulting engineering, including civil, solid waste, oil and gas wastes, produced water impoundments, storm water engineering, and construction projects.

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    • Neil Nowak, PE, is a Project Director at SCS Engineers, and our National Expert for Oil and Gas Services. He has 30 years of experience with consulting engineering, including civil, solid waste, oil and gas wastes, produced water impoundments, storm water engineering, and construction projects. Expertise includes building client relationships, managing budgets and schedules, building and guiding successful teams, and effectively utilizing project resources. His experience includes numerous Rocky Mountain Region landfills and exploration and production wastewater and waste facilities in Colorado, Wyoming, Texas, Utah, and several other states.
      Engineering experience includes design of produced wastewater evaporation ponds, oil and gas waste facilities, landfill cap and baseliner systems, storm water controls, geotechnical and geosynthetic applications, grading plans, environmental monitoring programs, landfill gas collection and migration systems, construction certification, mold investigation, aerial photography, and land surveying.
      Construction quality assurance experience includes numerous produced wastewater evaporative ponds, landfill baseliners and caps, oil and gas waste landfills, demolition of underground storage tanks, lining of storm water channels, establishment of wetlands, and restoration of disturbed areas with indigenous species of vegetation.
      Mr. Nowak has managed environmental compliance, air quality permitting, and construction quality assurance activities for multiple landfill and oil and gas wastewater and waste sites in several states. He has attended numerous public comment meetings and county commissioner meetings where he has prepared and presented various levels of project details for review and approval.
      His professional experience includes serving on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Chapter of SWANA since 2006; active membership and presenting with the Produced Water Society; presenting at the International Petroleum and Environmental Conference for several years; and involvement in various geosythetics, industry associations, and conferences.

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Mr. Eady is a Vice President, Project Manager and land-use planner for SCS Engineers where he provides both technical and managerial support for various environmental, regulatory and land use projects. He is also SCS’s National Oil and Gas Expert.

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    • Mr. Eady is a Vice President, Project Manager and land-use planner for SCS Engineers where he provides both technical and managerial support for various environmental, regulatory and land use projects. He is also SCS’s National Oil and Gas Expert. He has nearly 15 years of experience in land-use planning and regulatory compliance. He currently leads SCS Tracer’s Central Coast Compliance environmental services group, overseeing offices in Santa Maria and Bakersfield, California.
      Mr. Eady’s previous professional experience includes employment as a Senior Land Use Planner for the County of Santa Barbara and an Associate City Planner for the City of San Diego. During his employment as a land-use planner, Mr. Eady reviewed development projects for compliance with zoning regulations and environmental law and developed new general plan documents and zoning ordinances for local jurisdictions. In this capacity, he reviewed various development projects, including oil production facilities, for compliance with applicable County codes and completed CEQA review, staff reports, and the public hearing process. This work included coordination with numerous local, state, and federal agencies such as the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Fish and Game, US Army Corps of Engineers, CalTrans, Santa Barbara APCD, Santa Barbara Association of Governments, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, California Geologic Survey and the California Department of Housing and Community Development.
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      Mr. Eady is currently leading the effort to restore and expand production for many of California’s most active oilfields. As part of this process, Mr. Eady is managing the development of several complex land-use permitting and conservation strategies for Santa Barbara County’s major onshore petroleum operators.
      In addition to these land-use permitting services, Mr. Eady also oversees the ongoing environmental compliance efforts for over 20,000 acres of oilfield facilities in northern Santa Barbara County. This includes the routine mapping, inspection and environmental assessment of active, idle and abandoned petroleum facilities.

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Ms. Demers, a LEED® Accredited Professional, is SCS’s National Expert on Solid Waste Composition studies. She has 27 years of experience in the environmental field, specializing in solid waste and energy.

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    • Ms. Demers, a LEED® Accredited Professional, is SCS’s National Expert on Solid Waste Composition Studies. She has 27 years of experience in the environmental field, specializing in solid waste and energy.
      Ms. Demers provides strong technical and analytical skills in planning, statistics, sample design for environmental programs, and modeling. Projects include program assessments, data analyses, database management, sampling protocols and associated field sampling specific to sustainability metrics. She is also the director of the Sustainable Materials Management Technical Division of the Solid Waste Association of North America.

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Michelle Leonard is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert in Solid Waste Planning & Recycling and Sustainability. She has over 30 years of experience in environmental consulting and project management, with emphasis in Sustainable Materials Management, including solid waste management planning and facilities.

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    • Michelle Leonard is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert in Solid Waste Planning & Recycling and Sustainability. She has over 30 years of experience in sustainable materials management, including environmental consulting and project management with an emphasis on solid waste management planning and facilities. She has assisted public and private sector clients in the preparation of solid waste management plans; designed and implemented waste reduction, recycling, and reuse programs; and evaluated existing programs to identify opportunities to reduce, reuse, and recycle solid waste. Ms. Leonard has prepared plans and permits for transfer stations, material recovery facilities, and drop-off and buy-back centers. As part of these projects, she has completed environmental impact assessments, facility permit applications, odor and dust control plans, and other support documents. Ms. Leonard has a strong working knowledge of solid waste management regulations and practices, and has presented numerous successful projects to city, county, and state regulators.
      Ms. Leonard is a member of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), including International Board Immediate Past President; Past Director of SWANA’s Recycling and Special Waste Technical Division; and is on the Board of Directors of SWANA’s Southern California Founding Chapter (2009 to present). She is also a Past Director of the Southern California Waste Management Forum and Past President of the Women’s Environmental Council.

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Marc Rogoff, PhD, is SCS Engineers’ National Expert on Solid Waste Rate Studies. He has over 30 years of experience in solid waste management as a public agency manager and consultant, and has managed more than 200 consulting assignments across the United States on all facets of solid waste management.

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    • Marc Rogoff, Ph.D., is SCS Engineers’ National Expert on Solid Waste Rate Studies. He has over 30 years of experience in solid waste management as a public agency manager and consultant, and has managed more than 200 consulting assignments across the United States on all facets of solid waste management.
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      Dr. Rogoff’s expertise in solid waste management make him a leading consultant on waste collection studies, facility feasibility assessments, facility site selection, property acquisition, environmental permitting, operation plan development, solid waste facility benchmarking, ordinance development, solid waste plans, financial assessments, rate studies/audits, development of construction procurement documents, bid and RFP evaluation, contract negotiation and bond financings.
      Dr. Rogoff has directed engineering feasibility reports for nearly two dozen public works projects totaling more than $1.2 billion in project financings. He has interacted with bond rating agencies, financial advisors, insurance underwriters and investment bankers involved in these financings. His efforts have included the development of detailed spreadsheet rate models establishing the financial feasibility of each project, long-term economic forecasts, and projected rate impact on project users and customers. During the course of his governmental and consulting career, Dr. Rogoff has directed or conducted more than two dozen solid waste system rate analyses and delivered testimony before city councils and county commissions regarding their impact on customers.
      Dr. Rogoff has an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Tampa, a Ph.D. in Resource Development from Michigan State University, a Master’s Degree in Soil Science from Cornell University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences from Cornell.
      He is involved in numerous organizations, including the American Public Works Association (APWA), the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), Recycle Florida Today, and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), and serves on several boards and committees for these organizations.

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Bruce Clark, PE, BCES, LEED AP®, is SCS Engineers’ National Expert on Waste Conversion. He is a Project Director with 38 years of highly successful project experience on planning, design, and construction projects. His expertise includes management air, water and solid waste.

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    • Bruce Clark, PE, BCES, LEED AP®, is SCS Engineers’ National Expert on Waste Conversion. He is a Project Director with 38 years of highly successful project experience on planning, design, and construction projects. Mr. Clark is the SCS’s southeastern region Health and Safety Officer and has led the upgrade of the office’s Health and Safety program.
      Mr. Clark’s expertise includes water quality management, water supply and waste water management, site investigation and remediation, municipal solid waste and hazardous waste management, storm water management, air quality, compliance audits, and occupational health and safety. He has managed master planning studies, siting studies, acquisitions, engineering, permitting and construction management activities at dozens of facilities for municipal governments, the military and industry.
      In addition to Mr. Clark’s professional experience, he is an industry faculty partner for the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and at the University of Florida’s TREEO Center where he has been developing and teaching professional solid waste certification courses for the past 12 years.
      Mr. Clark is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Florida and holds several specialty certifications, including Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional. He is a member of SWANA, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Academy of Environmental Engineers.

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