Staff

Mr. King is a Senior Project Manager in our West Palm Beach, FL, office. He has 20 years of experience in the environmental cleanup industry. His experience includes program/project management, health & safety training, regulatory compliance, site investigations, remediation construction and operation & maintenance, storage tank management and compliance, and QA/QC management. He manages environmental and remediation construction services for a broad range of petroleum clients throughout the southeast US.

    • Mr. King is a Senior Project Manager in our West Palm Beach, FL, office. He has 20 years of experience in the environmental cleanup industry. His experience includes program/project management, health & safety training, regulatory compliance, site investigations, remediation construction and operation & maintenance, storage tank management and compliance, and QA/QC management. He manages environmental and remediation construction services for a broad range of petroleum clients throughout the southeast US.
      Prior to joining SCS, Mr. King implemented and managed a comprehensive client Health & Safety program focusing on reducing workplace incidents through specialized training of employees and subcontractors, updating and rollout of safety policies/procedures, completion and compiling of workplace safety audits, and trend analysis. Mr. King served as General Manager for an environmental consulting firm responsible for overall day-to-day operations and financial management. He also served as Program Manager for major oil company clients, a rental car company, and other private sector clients throughout Florida and the United States.

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Scott Knoepke, PE, PG is a Project Director with two decades of experience as an engineer and hydrogeologist. His diverse experience includes stormwater management, treatment, and design, groundwater treatment, and soil and groundwater remediation. He is also experienced in litigation support, voluntary clean-up program support, in-situ remediation, and environmental permitting and compliance. He is a Professional Engineer licensed in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Iowa, and a Professional Geologist licensed in Illinois.

    • Scott Knoepke, PE, PG is a Project Director with two decades of experience as an engineer and hydrogeologist. His diverse experience includes stormwater management, treatment, and design, groundwater treatment, and soil and groundwater remediation. He is also experienced in litigation support, voluntary clean-up program support, in-situ remediation, and environmental permitting and compliance.
      His remediation experience includes contaminants including VOC, CVOC, and metal impacted soils and groundwater. He is also experienced in environmental regulatory compliance, with particular focus on in-situ methods for passive treatment approaches (ISCO/ISCR, enhanced bio, in-situ metal stabilization, treatment wetlands, and phytotechnologies) and the integration of surface hydrology improvements as part of remediating subsurface soil and groundwater impacts. Mr. Knoepke has applied this knowledge to various industries including heavy industry (steel, rail, coal, mining), electronics manufacturing, metal plating, metal cutting, industrial landfill, municipal landfill applications, and solid waste management permitting, design, and construction projects.

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Mr. Knox has over four decades of of compliance, health & safety and hazardous materials experience. He is a Senior Manager with extensive “hands on” experience in solid waste, explosives, hazardous waste emergency response, industrial, landfill and munitions range clearance operations. Mike is a Gulf war veteran who, as EOD Team Chief, performed Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and after-attack, chemical, and munitions support.

    • Mr. Knox has over four decades of of compliance, health & safety and hazardous materials experience. He is a Senior Manager with extensive “hands on” experience in solid waste, explosives, hazardous waste emergency response, industrial, landfill and munitions range clearance operations. Mike is a Gulf war veteran who, as EOD Team Chief, performed Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and after-attack, chemical, and munitions support.

Mr. Kollasch utilizes his background in geological engineering and geology to link investigation and remediation solutions to meet the needs of clients. He has nearly three decades of geology and engineering experience, and his technical expertise emphasizes site assessment for case closure and redevelopment of properties. Project experience includes environmental due diligence including Phase 1 and Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs); brownfields redevelopments; UST closure assessments, and site characterization and remediation. Mr. Kollasch has an MBA and a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering and Geology and Geophysics.

    • Mr. Kollasch utilizes his background in geological engineering and geology to link investigation and remediation solutions to meet the needs of clients. He has nearly three decades of geology and engineering experience, and his technical expertise emphasizes site assessment for case closure and redevelopment of properties. Project experience includes environmental due diligence including Phase 1 and Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs); brownfields redevelopments; UST closure assessments, and site characterization and remediation. Mr. Kollasch has an MBA and a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering and Geology and Geophysics.

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Mr. Kranz nearly four decades of experience in the environmental/pollution control field, with specific emphasis on landfill gas (LFG) migration control and recovery. His experience on LFG projects includes construction; routine operation, monitoring, and maintenance; non-routine repair and emergency call-out response; operation and maintenance of recovery facilities; surface sampling for VOC emissions; and groundwater and soil sample collection/monitoring.

    • Mr. Kranz nearly four decades of experience in the environmental/pollution control field, with specific emphasis on landfill gas (LFG) migration control and recovery. His experience on LFG projects includes construction; routine operation, monitoring, and maintenance; non-routine repair and emergency call-out response; operation and maintenance of recovery facilities; surface sampling for VOC emissions; and groundwater and soil sample collection/monitoring.
      Mr. Kranz is responsible for all phases of project work, including development, management, and technical oversight of field operations; preparation and review of reports; budgeting; and client contact and quality control. He also oversees installation of extraction wells, monitoring wells, condensate collection/containment facilities, leachate control/disposal facilities, blower/flare stations, and energy recovery plants. He has experience in operating heavy equipment such as excavators, loaders, backhoes, bulldozers, man lifts, cranes, water trucks, and dump trucks. He is experienced in surveying, establishment of grades, preparation of as-built documentation, and compilation of field notes.

      Mr. Kranz’ experience with LFG recovery systems includes maintenance and adjustment of well fields, compressors, boilers and flares, and distribution pipelines. He also works on remediation projects. These include underground storage tank (UST) excavation and removal projects; chemical and petroleum contaminated soil excavation, transportation, and disposal; and construction of soil vapor extraction systems (VES).

      As the western regional construction manager, Mr. Kranz has determined methods of construction and estimating strategies for numerous landfill projects. His project management responsibilities include scheduling, field staff supervision, cost control, and contract administration
      He is also experienced in managing subsurface investigations and conducting oversight during remedial activities including source removal and remediation system installation. He holds a certification in 40-Hour HAZWOPER/OSHA training and is a Professional Geologist and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager.

Mr. Kraus is a Project Manager based in our Phoenix office.

    • Mr. Kraus is a Project Manager based in our Phoenix office.

Jacob Krause, PG, is an experienced hydrogeologist with a strong technical background. His experience includes soil and groundwater sampling to characterize a variety of contaminants, including petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated volatile organic compounds, and historic fill-related impacts. He has completed vapor intrusion assessments, including screening assessments and sub-slab vapor and indoor air sampling. Mr. Krause is a licensed Professional Geologist in Wisconsin.

    • Mr. Krause is an experienced hydrogeologist with a strong technical background. He designs, conducts, and manages investigations and remediations at contaminated sites involving a variety of contaminants, including petroleum and chlorinated hydrocarbons and fill-related organic and inorganic compounds. He is experienced in planning and executing remedial activities, including excavation, in-situ chemical oxidation, monitored natural attenuation of groundwater, vapor mitigation, and construction of engineering barriers. Additional experience includes aquifer characterization by collecting and analyzing hydraulic conductivity data using straddle packers in bedrock boreholes; sampling groundwater for human enteric viruses and emerging contaminants; and developing geologic and hydrologic inputs for groundwater flow models using ArcGIS and MODFLOW.

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Tony Kriel
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Tony Kriel
Project Manager/National Expert on Energy Management
Madison, WI
National Expert: Energy Management
O. (608) 216-7365

Tony Kriel, PE, LEED AP, is SCS Engineers’ National Expert on Energy Management. He has 13 years of consulting experience as a mechanical engineer and his project experience includes specializing in Cx, RCx, ASHRAE Level I-III energy audits, and other design-related energy services. Tony has managed multiple large (>million square foot) projects and has worked with industrial, commercial, military, federal, state, municipal, and solid waste clients. He is a LEED Accredited Professional AP BD+C, and LEED AP O+M.

    • Tony Kriel, PE, LEED AP, is SCS Engineers’ National Expert on Energy Management. He has 13 years of consulting experience as a mechanical engineer and his project experience includes specializing in Cx, RCx, ASHRAE Level I-III energy audits, and other design-related energy services. Tony has managed multiple large (>million square foot) projects and has worked with industrial, commercial, military, federal, state, municipal, and solid waste clients. He is a LEED Accredited Professional AP BD+C, and LEED AP O+M.
      His projects include Commissioning (Cx), Retro-Commissioning (RCx), ASHRAE Energy Audits, Energy Modeling, Geothermal Feasibility and Design, and Solar PV.
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Jennifer Krueger has two decades of experience fostering improvements in environmental engineering and green technology development, and ensuring state and federal EPA regulation compliance. Experience includes environmental audits, site inspections, 24-hour emergency spill response actions, air, water. and waste management compliance reporting, and waste stream characterization. Additional experience includes assessing RCRA and CERCLA sites for EPA regulation compliance, and designing water and wastewater treatment systems.

    • Jennifer Krueger has two decades of experience fostering improvements in environmental engineering and green technology development, and ensuring state and federal EPA regulation compliance. Experience includes environmental audits, site inspections, 24-hour emergency spill response actions, air, water. and waste management compliance reporting, and waste stream characterization. Additional experience includes assessing RCRA and CERCLA sites for EPA regulation compliance, and designing water and wastewater treatment systems.
      Ms. Krueger previously worked for the United STates Environmental Protection Agency, including the Office of Environmental Information, and as a Technical Specialist for the National Clean Deisel Compaign within the Office of Transportation and Air Quality. She led an $8 Million Emerging Technology Program to reduce emissions from diesel engines be developing and commercializing novel technology via grants under American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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Mr. Kundral is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and a Project Director with nearly two decades of broad and diverse environmental engineering experience that includes projects in landfill redevelopment, landfill gas management system design, site assessment, groundwater remediation system design, storm water management, Injection Well System Construction and permitting, compliance reporting and construction administration services, and O&M of remediation systems. He is a Professional Engineer licensed in Florida.

    • Mr. Kundral is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and a Project Director with nearly two decades of broad and diverse environmental engineering experience that includes projects in landfill redevelopment, landfill gas management system design, site assessment, groundwater remediation system design, storm water management, Injection Well System Construction and permitting, compliance reporting and construction administration services, and O&M of remediation systems. He is a Professional Engineer licensed in Florida.
      Mr. Kundral has served small to multimillion-dollar projects with clients from both public and private sectors. He is well known at FDEP, SFWMD and DERM.

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Mr. Kuntz has nearly two decades of solid waste engineering and consulting experience, and serves as a design engineer for many types of projects ranging from regulatory permitting and design of landfills(active and closed), coal combustion residual (CCR) facilities, landfill gas (LFG) collection and control systems, LFG transmission pipelines, leachate collection and control systems, landfill liner and cover systems, landfill development plans, and surface water management systems. He has served as Professional of Record on over 25 landfill liner and/or final cover construction quality assurance (CQA) projects and over 25 gas collection and control system (GCCS) CQA projects. He has prepared over 40 construction plans, technical specifications, and bid packages for landfill liner/final cover and GCCS projects combined. Though most of his experience has been with Texas solid waste projects, Mr. Kuntz has also worked on landfill projects in Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, and Louisiana.

    • Mr. Kuntz has nearly two decades of solid waste engineering and consulting experience, and serves as a design engineer for many types of projects ranging from regulatory permitting and design of landfills(active and closed), coal combustion residual (CCR) facilities, landfill gas (LFG) collection and control systems, LFG transmission pipelines, leachate collection and control systems, landfill liner and cover systems, landfill development plans, and surface water management systems. He has served as Professional of Record on over 25 landfill liner and/or final cover construction quality assurance (CQA) projects and over 25 gas collection and control system (GCCS) CQA projects. He has prepared over 40 construction plans, technical specifications, and bid packages for landfill liner/final cover and GCCS projects combined. Though most of his experience has been with Texas solid waste projects, Mr. Kuntz has also worked on landfill projects in Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, and Louisiana.
      Mr. Kuntz’s municipal solid waste (MSW) responsibilities have included Hydrologic Evaluation of Landfill Performance (HELP) modeling to evaluate leachate generation; hydraulic and hydrologic analysis of landfill drainage systems using such software as Hydrologic Engineering Center’s Hydrologic Modeling System (HEC-HMS); preparation of storm water pollution prevention plans (SWP3s) and spill prevention, containment, and countermeasure plans (SPCCs) for wide range of facilities; waste and soil ballast analysis; landfill sequencing; development of construction plans and specifications for liner construction, drainage, New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) and Title V Permits, design of landfill gas collection systems and LFG transmission pipelines (from concept through construction plans and specifications), landfill gas modeling, and LFG collection systems and transmission pipelines; construction-phase services; certifying engineer for construction quality assurance (CQA).

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Mr. Kuntz has experience troubleshooting and maintaining landfill gas collection systems, pump installation and maintenance, construction of gas collection systems, and operation of various pieces of construction equipment. Mr. Kuntz also provides construction services and LFG well monitoring, extraction well balancing and adjustment, blower/flare station data collection and adjustment/maintenance, condensate system/sump maintenance, perimeter probe monitoring, groundwater well monitoring, ground water sampling/testing, surface emissions monitoring, control of gaseous emissions and non-routine scheduled repairs (leaks, pipe repair, etc.).

    • He provides maintenance and repairs on extraction pumps, pneumatic condensate injection pumps, pneumatic condensate sump pumps, air compressors, thermocouple and electric component replacements. Mr. Kuntz’s landfill gas collection system experience includes activated carbon systems, active air injection systems, passive landfill gas barrier/vent systems, automation methane gas detection systems, recovery plant compressor systems and landfill gas to energy.

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Spencer LaBelle, CPESC, has diverse experience in civil and environmental consulting for municipal solid waste management, coal combustion residual (CCR) management for electric utilities, regulatory compliance, storm water and erosion control management systems, and site development.

    • Spencer LaBelle, CPESC, has diverse experience in civil and environmental consulting for municipal solid waste management, coal combustion residual (CCR) management for electric utilities, regulatory compliance, storm water and erosion control management systems, and site development.

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Mr. Lacasse has over a decade of remediation, sampling, and construction inspection and oversight experience. His experience includes construction oversight, flare system startups and inspections related to greenhouse gas (GHG) offset projects, estimation of GHG emissions and emissions inventories, landfill gas (LFG) collection system design, LFG-related regulatory compliance, LFG modeling, and LFG collection system trouble shooting and diagnostics.

    • Mr. Lacasse has over a decade of remediation, sampling, and construction inspection and oversight experience. His experience includes construction oversight, flare system startups and inspections related to greenhouse gas (GHG) offset projects, estimation of GHG emissions and emissions inventories, landfill gas (LFG) collection system design, LFG-related regulatory compliance, LFG modeling, and LFG collection system trouble shooting and diagnostics. Mr. Lacasse also has experience in the design of treatment systems and field oversight for system installation, start-up, and decommissioning. Mr. Lacasse has specialized experience in wastewater treatment plant and remediation system operation, maintenance, monitoring, troubleshooting and optimization. He has supervised the removal and installation of underground storage tanks (UST) for the Massachusetts Highway Department, in accordance with State and Federal UST regulations.

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Mr. Lakey, LHG, PE, is a Vice President and Project Director. He has been working in the solid waste engineering and environmental consulting field since 1985. Mr. Lakey provides technical expertise for a wide variety of solid waste projects and hydrogeologic studies in the Northwest. His project experience includes the design of bottom liners and cover systems for municipal solid waste landfills, facility permitting, hydrogeologic characterization of solid waste sites, RCRA hazardous waste sites, proposed waste, disposal facilities, agriculture sites, regional aquifer systems, and leaking underground storage tanks, feasibility studies, and site studies for property transfers.

    • Kevin Lakey, LHG, PE, is a Vice President and Project Director. He has been working in the solid waste engineering and environmental consulting field since 1985. Mr. Lakey provides technical expertise for a wide variety of solid waste projects and hydrogeologic studies in the Northwest. His project experience includes the design of bottom liners and cover systems for municipal solid waste landfills, facility permitting, hydrogeologic characterization of solid waste sites, RCRA hazardous waste sites, proposed waste, disposal facilities, agriculture sites, regional aquifer systems, and leaking underground storage tanks, feasibility studies, and site studies for property transfers.
      Mr. Lakey’s responsibilities include engineering design, preparing plans, specifications, and quality assurance documents, coordinating project work, serving as engineer of record, negotiating with agencies, analyzing, and interpreting hydrogeologic and geochemical data, evaluating remedial alternatives for site cleanups, preparing technical reports, and preparing permit documents. In addition, Mr. Lakey has provided expert testimony for several projects related to permitting issues, insurance cost recovery, and litigation. From 1985 through 2009, his previous employment included Dames & Moore, EMCON, and Kleinfelder.

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Mr. Lamb, PE is a Vice President and Project Director with over three decades of experience in solid and hazardous waste management, environmental engineering, civil engineering, hydrology and hydraulics, landfill engineering, remedial design, and regulatory compliance.

    • Mr. Lamb, PE is a Vice President and Project Director with over three decades of experience in solid and hazardous waste management, environmental engineering, civil engineering, hydrology and hydraulics, landfill engineering, remedial design, and regulatory compliance. He has managed over 400 landfill projects for design, permitting, and construction quality assurance (CQA) activities.

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Mr. Lambert serves as a Regional Health and Safety Specialist who coordinates and provides Health and Safety training for SCS Field Services employees in the Eastern Region, as well as SCS Engineers and SCS Energy employees nationwide. He has played a major role in developing SCS’s internal Health and Safety Training Program, including creating training materials/presentations, creating Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), conducting Job Task Safety Analysis (JTSA) for routine tasks performed by personnel and conducting Health and Safety field audits/inspection. Mr. Lambert has also managed and performed installation of landfill gas (LFG) collection systems (including extraction wells, collection piping and flares systems), coordinated and performed monitoring of, maintenance on and repairs to numerous landfill gas collection systems in the Eastern Region, as well as sampling and monitoring of groundwater and other liquids at landfill locations.

    • r. Lambert serves as a Regional Health and Safety Specialist who coordinates and provides Health and Safety training for SCS Field Services employees in the Eastern Region, as well as SCS Engineers and SCS Energy employees nationwide. He has played a major role in developing SCS’s internal Health and Safety Training Program, including creating training materials/presentations, creating Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), conducting Job Task Safety Analysis (JTSA) for routine tasks performed by personnel and conducting Health and Safety field audits/inspection. Mr. Lambert has also managed and performed installation of landfill gas (LFG) collection systems (including extraction wells, collection piping and flares systems), coordinated and performed monitoring of, maintenance on and repairs to numerous landfill gas collection systems in the Eastern Region, as well as sampling and monitoring of groundwater and other liquids at landfill locations.
      Scott has more than two decades of experience as a Preventive Medicine/Environmental Specialist with the U.S. Army, and nearly two decades of hands-on experience in the installation, operation, maintenance and monitoring of landfill gas collection systems. This expertise significantly enhances his ability to provide effective health and safety services for SCS employees and clients.

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Mr. Landeros is a Project Professional in our air quality monitoring division. He has more than two decades of experience in the operation and maintenance of air monitoring equipment and certification standards. He has degrees in engineering and architecture and is fluent in technical English and Spanish.

    • Mr. Landeros is a Project Professional in our air quality monitoring division. He has more than two decades of experience in the operation and maintenance of air monitoring equipment and certification standards. He has degrees in engineering and architecture and is fluent in technical English and Spanish.

Mr. Langdon has three decades of experience in the environmental consulting. His expertise includes project management, hydraulic testing, site characterization, groundwater modeling, environmental site assessment, and vapor intrusion assessment and mitigation with an emphasis on dry cleaner and industrial chlorinated solvent sites. His responsibilities have included management of site investigation and remediation programs, coordination of hydraulic testing programs, designing groundwater flow models, preparing Environmental Site Assessments, and performing a variety of investigative fieldwork including soil and soil gas sampling, drilling oversight, groundwater monitoring well installation, and groundwater sampling.

    • Mr. Langdon has three decades of experience in the environmental consulting. His expertise includes project management, hydraulic testing, site characterization, groundwater modeling, environmental site assessment, and vapor intrusion assessment and mitigation with an emphasis on dry cleaner and industrial chlorinated solvent sites. His responsibilities have included management of site investigation and remediation programs, coordination of hydraulic testing programs, designing groundwater flow models, preparing Environmental Site Assessments, and performing a variety of investigative fieldwork including soil and soil gas sampling, drilling oversight, groundwater monitoring well installation, and groundwater sampling.

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Mr. Lape is a Project Director for the Risk Management Group in our Tracer Environmental Division. His responsibilities include outlining project budgets, organizing project schedules, and quality control. He is experienced in the development and deployment of standardized Risk Management and Process Safety Management (PSM) Programs, including process safety program implementation and PSM support to manufacturing facilities that utilize ammonia as a refrigerant. Prior to joining SCS, he served as Director of EHS Programs and Compliance for Dean Foods were he directed a team of professionals who provided PSM/RMP support, as well as support for storm water, wastewater, and air permitting at the company’s facilities.

    • Mr. Lape is a Project Director for the Risk Management Group in our Tracer Environmental Division. His responsibilities include outlining project budgets, organizing project schedules, and quality control. He is experienced in the development and deployment of standardized Risk Management and Process Safety Management (PSM) Programs, including process safety program implementation and PSM support to manufacturing facilities that utilize ammonia as a refrigerant. Prior to joining SCS, he served as Director of EHS Programs and Compliance for Dean Foods were he directed a team of professionals who provided PSM/RMP support, as well as support for storm water, wastewater, and air permitting at the company’s facilities.
      Mr. Lape’s experience includes developing EPA Risk Management Program submittals for EPA review and approval, all aspects of preparing a PSM program, including participating in Process Hazard Analyses and preparing qualitative risk analyses. Mr. Lape is also experienced in developing Process Safety Information packets, drafting Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams, writing Standard Operating Procedures, and developing and conducting initial and refresher training for Ammonia Refrigeration Operators.
      Mr. Lape has also been involved in auditing PSM programs, performing over 20 audits since 2015, helping to ensure that facilities are keeping their employees and the public safe, while maintaining compliance with regulations. In addition to auditing the safety and compliance programs for ammonia refrigeration facilities, Mr. Lape is often requested to audit the mechanical integrity of those systems.

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Ms. Lary is a senior geologist and project manager with over 25 years of experience in environmental site assessments, site investigations, site remediation and environmental monitoring. She has a broad base of knowledge in sampling various environmental media including soil, groundwater, surface water, sediments, soil gas, indoor and outdoor air, and various solid and liquid waste products. Her experience includes Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments on properties used for agriculture, single and multi-family residences, dry cleaners, fuel stations, chemical production, large manufacturing, metal coating facilities, transportation, mining, landfills, and lumber mills for both private and municipal clients. She is a Professional Geologist licensed in Oregon and Washington.

    • Ms. Lary is a senior geologist and project manager with over 25 years of experience in environmental site assessments, site investigations, site remediation and environmental monitoring. Ms. Lary has a broad base of knowledge in sampling various environmental media including soil, groundwater, surface water, sediments, soil gas, indoor and outdoor air, and various solid and liquid waste products. Her experience includes Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments on properties used for agriculture, single and multi-family residences, dry cleaners, fuel stations, chemical production, large manufacturing, metal coating facilities, transportation, mining, landfills, and lumber mills for both private and municipal clients. She is a Professional Geologist licensed in Oregon and Washington.
      Ms. Lary has experience creating scopes of work and associated cost estimates, obtaining permits for drilling, coordinating subcontractors and field crews, and communicating with regulators and clients. Her experience includes developing field sampling plans, project quality assurance plans, health and safety plans, project work plans, data review and management, regulatory review and preparation of technical reports. She has also managed site remediation projects and the decommissioning of remediation systems, underground storage tanks and monitoring wells. She has conducted large drilling programs, managed surface water sampling and conducted stream surveys. Chemical contamination encountered in both soil and groundwater has included petroleum, heavy metals, dioxins/furons, pesticides, herbicides, PCBs, and solvents.

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Dr. Shane Latimer, CSE, is an SCS Vice President. He is an environmental planner, ecologist, and toxicologist with three decades of experience in environmental assessment, planning, permitting, and implementation. His specialty is developing projects that challenge the interface between the built and natural environment, such as solid waste facilities, oil and gas infrastructure, mines, sewage treatment facilities, and similar developments. These projects often require careful assessments of alternatives, impacts, and opportunities to successfully navigate the applicable public regulatory processes (e.g., NEPA, local land use, etc.) and ensure environmental integrity. Dr. Latimer has a thorough understanding of engineering concepts and practices and is adept at working collaboratively with engineers and other professionals to ensure an optimum balance between environmental and engineering constraints.

    • Dr. Shane Latimer, CSE, is a Vice President with SCS Engineers. He is an environmental planner, ecologist, and toxicologist with three decades of experience in environmental assessment, planning, permitting, and implementation. His specialty is developing projects that challenge the interface between the built and natural environment, such as solid waste facilities, oil and gas infrastructure, mines, sewage treatment facilities, and similar developments. These projects often require careful assessments of alternatives, impacts, and opportunities to successfully navigate the applicable public regulatory processes (e.g., NEPA, local land use, etc.) and ensure environmental integrity. Dr. Latimer has a thorough understanding of engineering concepts and practices and is adept at working collaboratively with engineers and other professionals to ensure an optimum balance between environmental and engineering constraints.
      Dr. Latimer’s work during the last 25 years focuses on planning, permitting, and environmental compliance for solid waste facilities in Oregon and Washington. These include five regional landfill expansions, and work on 14 active landfills, 9 closed landfills, and 32 transfer stations. As such, Dr. Latimer is familiar with most elements of solid waste facility planning, development, operation, closure, and post-closure.
      Areas of expertise include site evaluation and constraints analysis; state and local land use permitting; floodplain assessment and permitting; stormwater planning and permitting; wetland and
      water quality assessment and permitting; wetland and riparian restoration; ecological risk assessment; compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species
      Act, and other federal acts.
      Other areas of management and technical expertise include cultural resources assessment (historic and pre-historic), floodplain management (floodplain permitting and FEMA Conditional/Letters of Map Revision), Environmental Site Assessment, chemical fate and transport, water rights, wildlife and wildlife hazard management (e.g., airport conflicts, nuisance wildlife, etc.), and forest management.

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Mr. Latulippe is responsible for developing and supporting SCS’s nationwide energy management and renewable energy practice. This includes work related to SCS’s air quality, greenhouse gas (GHG), and sustainability initiatives for public and private commercial businesses, industrial facility owners, real estate clients, utilities, and renewable energy project developers. Prior to joining SCS, Doug managed energy portfolios including capital and operating budget development, power generation, demand-side project and program development, bill management and reporting, and utility incentive program management. He also performed energy audits and GHG reporting for Fortune 500 companies.

    • Mr. Latulippe is responsible for developing and supporting SCS’s nationwide energy management and renewable energy practice. This includes work related to SCS’s air quality, greenhouse gas (GHG), and sustainability initiatives for public and private commercial businesses, industrial facility owners, real estate clients, utilities, and renewable energy project developers. Prior to joining SCS, Doug managed energy portfolios including capital and operating budget development, power generation, demand-side project and program development, bill management and reporting, and utility incentive program management. He also performed energy audits and GHG reporting for Fortune 500 companies.
      As part of his power generation experience, he patented a solid-fuel gasification system designed for environmental mitigation and pollution control. Doug was also recognized by the EPA for his extensive work with the ENERGY STAR program.

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James Law
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James Law
Vice President/Project Director/National Expert on Geotechnical
Midlothian, VA
National Expert: Geotechnical
O. (919) 662-3015

Mr. Law is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Geotechnical Expert. He has over three decades of engineering and management experience in geotechnical engineering, solid waste management, landfill engineering, construction quality assurance (CQA) services, and subsurface soil investigation/exploration programs (including embankment and MSE Wall evaluation). He is a licensed Professional Engineer in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Idaho. He belongs to several industry organizations, including ASCE, SWANA, USGBC, PENC, and is currently a Board Member of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA).

    • Mr. Law is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Geotechnical Expert. He has over three decades of engineering and management experience in geotechnical engineering, solid waste management, landfill engineering, construction quality assurance (CQA) services, and subsurface soil investigation/exploration programs (including embankment and MSE Wall evaluation). He is a licensed Professional Engineer in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Idaho. He belongs to several industry organizations, including ASCE, SWANA, USGBC, PENC, and is currently a Board Member of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA).
      Mr. Law is experienced in 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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Mr. Leadford has more than 9 years of experience in the air quality field. His specialties include air dispersion modeling, emission inventory production, GIS mapping, and air monitoring. Since joining SCS Engineers in February 2019, he has created emission inventories, submitted reports, and run air dispersion modeling on numerous landfills in the Pacific Northwest. Mr. Leadford is a Professional Engineer licensed in Oregon, and received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado. He is also a licensed FAA Remote Pilot.

    • Mr. Leadford has more than 9 years of experience in the air quality field. His specialties include air dispersion modeling, emission inventory production, GIS mapping, and air monitoring. Since joining SCS Engineers in February 2019, he has created emission inventories, submitted reports, and run air dispersion modeling on numerous landfills in the Pacific Northwest. Mr. Leadford is a Professional Engineer licensed in Oregon, and received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado. He is also a licensed FAA Remote Pilot.
      Mr. Leadford has submitted semi-annual and annual reports for a dozen landfills in the Pacific Northwest to comply with NSPS Subpart WWW as well as state regulations, and has calculated and submitted greenhouse gas reports to comply with 40 CFR Part 98 and state requirements.

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