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Mr. Petoyan directs SCS’s nationwide Operations, Monitoring, and Maintenance, (OM&M) practice. He has technical and management experience in environmental engineering, including design, construction, and operation of regulatory compliance systems and energy recovery facilities.

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    • Galen Petoyan directs SCS’s nationwide Operations, Monitoring, and Maintenance (OM&M) practice. He has technical and management experience in environmental engineering, including design, construction, and operation of regulatory compliance systems and energy recovery facilities.
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      Mr. Petoyan’s experience has primarily involved landfill gas (LFG) control and recovery; landfill fire containment, control, and emergency response; surface emission monitoring and control; odor detection and management; liquids management, including leachate collection, treatment, and disposal; volatile organic compound (VOC) vapor extraction and disposal; groundwater pump and treat; landfill post-closure monitoring, maintenance, and reporting; data management, validation, and reporting; remote telemetry; compliance auditing; and health and safety program deployment and implementation.
      Mr. Petoyan is also responsible for implementing the firm’s technical review, quality assurance, health and safety, and compliance audit programs. Other remediation experience includes underground storage tank (UST) removal, dig-and-haul, and bioremediation cleanup of contaminated soil.

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Christopher Petro
Project Manager
Santa Maria, CA
O. (805) 348-4208

Mr. Petro is a Project Manager for our Tracer division.

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Mr. Pezzotti is a Project Professional with experience working on a variety of sites involving Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, contamination assessment and remediation, air monitoring, and health and safety compliance. He has experience sampling various environmental media, including groundwater, surface water, soil, sediment, and air.

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    • Mr. Pezzotti is a Project Professional with experience working on a variety of sites involving Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, contamination assessment and remediation, air monitoring, and health and safety compliance. He has experience sampling various environmental media, including groundwater, surface water, soil, sediment, and air.
      He has performed due diligence work for Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, including communication with regulatory agencies, acquiring and interpreting environmental database reports, site reconnaissance, field sampling and is familiar with the structure of regulatory policies and reporting requirements. Mr. Pezzotti is experienced with ArcGIS, Surfer, Aquiferwin, and AutoCAD.

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Mr. Phillips has over two decades of designing and implementing Integrated Solid Waste Management – ISWM programs. He works with a growing number of solid waste management clients interested in integrating sustainable materials management into their solid waste master plans. His expertise includes a comprehensive list of individual tasks and services, including facilitating strategic planning and consensus-building sessions, performing waste and recycling industry market analyses, developing and presenting comprehensive financial plans to solid waste agencies, identifying, authoring, and managing federal and state grants. He also designs, performs, manages waste characterization analyses, authors and produces videos for training and education purposes, and is involved in community outreach events for solid waste agencies, city councils, and the public.

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    • Mr. Phillips has over two decades of designing and implementing Integrated Solid Waste Management – ISWM programs. He works with a growing number of solid waste management clients interested in integrating sustainable materials management into their solid waste master plans. His expertise includes a comprehensive list of individual tasks and services, including facilitating strategic planning and consensus-building sessions, performing waste and recycling industry market analyses, developing and presenting comprehensive financial plans to solid waste agencies, identifying, authoring, and managing federal and state grants. He also designs, performs, manages waste characterization analyses, authors and produces videos for training and education purposes, and is involved in community outreach events for solid waste agencies, city councils, and the public.

Mr. Pierce has 40 years of experience in energy and environmental facilities project development, engineering, construction management and operation/maintenance. He has been responsible for a wide range of activities and services on energy and environmental projects, including: feasibility studies; conceptual engineering; construction and operating cost estimating; negotiation of energy sales and energy purchase contracts; financial studies and modeling; facility siting; air and wastewater permitting; power line and pipeline routing and right-of-way work; detailed design; construction management; operations training; operation/maintenance manuals; start-up; performance testing; and ongoing operation.

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    • Mr. Pierce has 40 years of experience in energy and environmental facilities project development, engineering, construction management and operation/maintenance. He has been responsible for a wide range of activities and services on energy and environmental projects, including: feasibility studies; conceptual engineering; construction and operating cost estimating; negotiation of energy sales and energy purchase contracts; financial studies and modeling; facility siting; air and wastewater permitting; power line and pipeline routing and right-of-way work; detailed design; construction management; operations training; operation/maintenance manuals; start-up; performance testing; and ongoing operation.

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Mr. Pierce is a Senior Project Manager with over 20 years of experience in operations, maintenance, and monitoring (OM&M).

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Mr. Popken is a Project Manager specializing in groundwater and environmental services, including phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, Remedial Action Plans and construction work plans, Periodic Review Reports, hazardous waste management, routine site monitoring reports, and spill & site closure requests. He is experienced with active and former retail petroleum sites, petroleum distribution terminals, landfills, inactive hazardous waste disposal sites, dry cleaners, industrial facilities, state superfund sites, and stream bank restoration projects. He also has experience with a wide range of contaminants including petroleum LNAPL, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, herbicides, PCBs, and metals. Mr. Popken is a licensed Professional Geologist in New York.

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    • Mr. Popken is a Project Manager specializing in groundwater and environmental services, including phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, Remedial Action Plans and construction work plans, Periodic Review Reports, hazardous waste management, routine site monitoring reports, and spill & site closure requests. He is experienced with active and former retail petroleum sites, petroleum distribution terminals, landfills, inactive hazardous waste disposal sites, dry cleaners, industrial facilities, state superfund sites, and stream bank restoration projects. He also has experience with a wide range of contaminants including petroleum LNAPL, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, herbicides, PCBs, and metals. Mr. Popken is a licensed Professional Geologist in New York.
      Mr. Popken also has experience overseeing and executing environmental field activities including soil boring/monitoring well installation in both soil and bedrock, UST & soil remedial excavation oversight, installation of remediation system components, soil vapor intrusion sampling & mitigation, and community air monitoring.
      His prior experience includes stewardship of company and client required health & safety standards, including the Loss Prevention System (LPS) – an industry leading behavior-based health and safety management system widely used by major petrochemical corporations; as well as performing environmental tasks related to petroleum spill sites, including soil and groundwater analytical sampling and depth measurements, assisting in the installation of groundwater and soil remediation systems, and contamination site investigations.

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Ms. Powers is a civil and environmental engineer with more than 16 years of consulting experience. She has consulted on diverse site development and environmental compliance projects and has helped clients work cooperatively with regulatory agencies and their constituents to successfully complete projects.

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    • Ms. Powers is a civil and environmental engineer with more than 16 years of consulting experience. She has consulted on diverse site development and environmental compliance projects and has helped clients work cooperatively with regulatory agencies and their constituents to successfully complete projects. Betsy’s expertise includes erosion control and storm water management; solid waste facility design, permitting and construction; and drainage district compliance. She has performed construction oversight and office administration support services for several construction projects including landfills and site developments. Betsy is a strong communicator and her positive attitude makes her a good addition to any team.

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Mr. Prattke has more than 29 years of experience with environmental issues at a variety of solid waste, industrial, and voluntary action sites. His experience includes the application of proven management skills and technical training to address diverse engineering and environmental issues related to facility management, regulatory implementation, risk management, permitting, and compliance.

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    • Mr. Prattke has more than 29 years of experience with environmental issues at a variety of solid waste, industrial, and voluntary action sites. His experience includes the application of proven management skills and technical training to address diverse engineering and environmental issues related to facility management, regulatory implementation, risk management, permitting, and compliance. Mike has been responsible for establishing and/or managing environmental programs for several major industrial parties to provide strategic development (technical, legal, financial); budgeting and cost forecasting (annual and long-term); scientific, technical, and regulatory issue resolution; community relations; cost recovery and insurance litigation; and agency and PRP negotiations in support of his management of clients.

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Lee Pyle
Lee Pyle
Vice President/Business Unit Director/National Expert on Risk Management Plans and Process Safety Management
Carlsbad, CA
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O. (760) 744-9611

Ms. Pyle is a Vice President of SCS Engineers, the Business Unit Director of our SCS Tracer Division, 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 100 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.

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    • Ms. Pyle is a Vice President of SCS Engineers, the Business Unit Director of our Tracer Environmental Division, 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 100 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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Mr. Quesada is a Senior Project Professional with over 15 years of combined experience on a wide variety projects such as, civil and environmental engineering, solid waste/landfill gas management, facility due diligence, contamination assessment & remediation, construction and environmental permitting, and construction oversight. He is a certified Geographic Information Systems (GIS) professional and a Qualified Stormwater Management Inspector. Mr. Quesada is proficient in ArcGIS, ArcCollector, ArcGIS Online, Terrasync, AutoCAD, MS Project, and the use of GPS mobile devices.

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    • Mr. Quesada is a Senior Project Professional with over 15 years of combined experience on a wide variety projects such as, civil and environmental engineering, solid waste/landfill gas management, facility due diligence, contamination assessment & remediation, construction and environmental permitting, and construction oversight. He is a certified Geographic Information Systems (GIS) professional and a Qualified Stormwater Management Inspector. Mr. Quesada is proficient in ArcGIS, ArcCollector, ArcGIS Online, Terrasync, AutoCAD, MS Project, and the use of GPS mobile devices.
      As an environmental consultant, he has worked on several public transit and transportation studies throughout South Florida. He has a strong background in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), GIS modeling, research and data collection, analysis to assist clients in complying with the NEPA process, and preparing the associated documentation required for State and Federal funded projects.

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Vita Quinn
Vita Quinn
Project Director/National Expert on Solid Waste Finance and Rate Studies
Jacksonville, FL
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O. (904) 431-6902

Ms. Quinn is SCS Engineers’ National Expert on Solid Waste Finance and Rate Studies. She has 12 years of experience as a financial analyst and management consultant. She has extensive experience working for local government and has developed financial sustainability solutions for various general governments, special revenue funds, and utility enterprise funds. Ms. Quinn has an MBA in Finance, and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Economics.

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    • Ms. Quinn’s utility experience includes cost apportionment and rate design for solid waste, recycling, stormwater, water, and sewer. She is also skilled in non-ad valorem assessment development and other taxing/fee programs. Other areas of expertise include fiscal impact analysis and bond feasibility analysis. With her superior financial, business, and analytical skills, she provides clients with exemplary consulting, project facilitation, and financial analysis based upon application of sound financial and economic concepts. Her capability with financial modeling, data analysis, and public engagement is enhanced by her strong skills in Microsoft Excel/VBA and PowerPoint and research methodology and techniques.
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Mr. Radford is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 10 years of experience in various civil/environmental, landfill/solid waste design, stormwater, and field inspection projects. As a Senior Project Professional at SCS, Mr. Radford has managed design and construction on various methane gas management systems, drainage improvements, landfill closures, and financial assurance analyses. He has a Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Central Florida, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Florida and Pennsylvania.

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    • Mr. Radford is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 10 years of experience in various civil/environmental, landfill/solid waste design, stormwater, and field inspection projects. As a Senior Project Professional at SCS, Mr. Radford has managed design and construction on various methane gas management systems, drainage improvements, landfill closures, and financial assurance analyses. He has a Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Central Florida, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Florida and Pennsylvania.

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Ms. Rafalowski is a Senior Project Professional with over 10 years of experience in environmental engineering, including compliance and risk management. Her experience includes environmental assessments and due diligence, permitting, pollutant discharge management for various commercial/industrial facilities, regulatory enforcement and reporting, landfill engineering, NSPS, SPCC Plans, Best Management Practices (BMP), developing SOPs, waste characterization, and regulatory compliance audits. She is a Professional Engineer licensed in Oklahoma.

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    • Ms. Rafalowski is a Senior Project Professional with over 10 years of experience in environmental engineering, including compliance and risk management. Her experience includes environmental assessments and due diligence, permitting, pollutant discharge management for various commercial/industrial facilities, regulatory enforcement and reporting, landfill engineering, NSPS, SPCC Plans, Best Management Practices (BMP), developing SOPs, waste characterization, and regulatory compliance audits. She is a Professional Engineer licensed in Oklahoma.

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Mr. Ralston is a Project Manager with our Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring (OM&M) Division. He has nearly 25 years of experience in Landfill Gas OM&M, including routine testing, monitoring, maintenance, and repair of LFG collection headers, extraction wells, and installation and startup of blower/flare systems. He currently works on active landfills in the Carolinas.

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    • Mr. Ralston is a Project Manager with our Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring (OM&M) Division. He has nearly 25 years of experience in Landfill Gas OM&M, including routine testing, monitoring, maintenance, and repair of LFG collection headers, extraction wells, and installation and startup of blower/flare systems. He currently works on active landfills in the Carolinas.
      Mr. Ralston’s LFG experience includes routine operation, maintenance, extraction well monitoring, collection header line trenching and placement (both PVC and HDPE); and installation and startup of blowers, flares, pumps, and compressors. These experiences include construction of expanded systems and repair and renovation of existing systems.
      As a Project Manager, Mr. Ralston provides support in regulatory compliance and is involved in the Health and Safety awareness and implementation program.

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Mr. Ramirez is an environmental professional with 20 years of experience in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. As a bilingual speaker in Spanish and English, he has provided environmental services for clients in the United States and Mexico. His experience includes completing over 2,000 environmental assessments and implementing remediation activities for contaminated properties. In addition to ESA services, he has completed subsurface investigations, health and safety plans, community health and safety plans, geophysical surveys, soil vapor surveys, health risk assessments, remediation conceptual cost estimates, property mitigation plans, and soil reuse plans. He is a California Certified Asbestos Consultant (CAC) and a California DPH Lead Sampling Technician.

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    • Mr. Ramirez is an environmental professional with 14 years of experience in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. As a bilingual speaker in Spanish and English, he has provided environmental services for clients in the United States and Mexico. His experience includes completing over 2,000 environmental assessments and implementing remediation activities for contaminated properties. He is an expert in performing Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) according to US EPA 40 CFR, Part 312, Standards and Practices for All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI); and Final Rule and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process E 1527-13. Mr. Ramirez has developed a systematic approach that results in consistently high-quality information for protecting relevant parties from unexpected risk. In addition to ESA services, he has completed subsurface investigations, health and safety plans, community health and safety plans, geophysical surveys, soil vapor surveys, health risk assessments, remediation conceptual cost estimates, property mitigation plans, and soil reuse plans.
      As a California Certified Asbestos Consultant (CAC), Mr. Ramirez routinely conducts asbestos surveys, prepares specifications and cost estimates for abatement, assists with abatement contractor selection, oversees abatement activities, and provides clearance sampling and analysis. He applies his knowledge of AHERA and other regulations to efficiently assess and remediate hazardous materials.
      As a California DPH Lead Sampling Technician, Mr. Ramirez routinely conducts lead sampling under the supervision of a California DPH Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor.

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Mr. Ramos is an Ammonia Refrigeration Advisor of the Risk Management group at SCS Tracer Environmental. His primary responsibility is to provide training for Operators and Managers of facilities that use anhydrous ammonia in addressing EPA’s Risk Management Program (RMP) and OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM) requirements. Additional duties include: Facilitating Process Hazard Analysis studies; Conducting Process Safety Management audits; and Completing Risk Management studies. Mr. Ramos years of industry experience also brings front line experience to his Mechanical Integrity Inspections and Audits.

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    • Mr. Ramos is an Ammonia Refrigeration Advisor of the Risk Management group at SCS Tracer Environmental. His primary responsibility is to provide training for Operators and Managers of facilities that use anhydrous ammonia in addressing EPA’s Risk Management Program (RMP) and OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM) requirements. Additional duties include: Facilitating Process Hazard Analysis studies; Conducting Process Safety Management audits; and Completing Risk Management studies. Mr. Ramos years of industry experience also brings front line experience to his Mechanical Integrity Inspections and Audits.

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Thomas Rappolt
Thomas Rappolt
Vice President/Project Director/National Expert on Odor and Tracer Gas Studies
Carlsbad, CA
National Expert: Odor and Tracer Gas Studies
O. (760) 744-9611

Mr. Rappolt, QEP, is a Vice President and Project Director of SCS Engineers. He is a Senior Air Quality Meteorologist 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 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.

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    • Mr. Rappolt, QEP, is a Vice President and Project Director of SCS Engineers. He is a Senior Air Quality Meteorologist 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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Mr. Rauzon is a Project Manager with more than 15 years of environmental services experience, all with SCS. Fluent in Spanish, Mr. Rauzon has a diverse background in biological and environmental sciences, and regularly performs environmental assessments and compliance audits at sites in the US and in Latin America.

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    • Mr. Rauzon is a Project Manager with more than 15 years of environmental services experience, all with SCS. Fluent in Spanish, Mr. Rauzon has a diverse background in biological and environmental sciences, and regularly performs environmental assessments and compliance audits at sites in the US and in Latin America.
      He has technical and management experience with soil, soil vapor, and groundwater investigations at industrial, commercial, landfill, greenfield, and residential properties. He has extensive experience with environmental laws and regulations in both the US and Mexico. His work experience includes all project phases, from development of cost estimates for various site assessment and cleanup programs to implementing remediation programs and interfacing with regulatory agencies.

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Jeffrey Reed
Jeffrey Reed
Vice President/Business Unit Director/National Expert on Landfill Design and CQA
Houston, TX
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O. (281) 293-8494

Mr. Reed is the Director of our Texas region, a Vice President of SCS Engineers, and our National Expert on Landfill Design and Construction Quality Assurance. He has nearly 35 years of experience working predominantly on solid waste landfill projects. Project experience includes storm water management, erosion control, hydrogeologic/hydraulic analysis, landfill and transfer station design, landfill and transfer station permitting, geosynthetic lining and cover systems, landfill leachate control, slope stability analysis, and construction quality assurance (CQA). He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Texas and nine other states.

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    • Mr. Reed is the Director of our Texas region, a Vice President of SCS Engineers, and our National Expert on Landfill Design and Construction Quality Assurance. He has nearly 35 years of experience, working predominantly on solid waste landfill projects. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Texas, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and South Carolina.
      His project experience includes storm water management, liquids management, erosion control, hydrogeologic/hydraulic analysis, landfill and transfer station design, landfill and transfer station 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 100 landfill facilities in 26 states across the U.S. and in Canada.
      He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Solid Waste Association of North America.
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Mr. Reio is a Project Professional in our Miami office. He is a Geologist in Training with experience in site assessments, field sampling, and remediation of contaminated sites, including Phase I and Phase II ESAs pertaining to petroleum and industrial waste contamination. As a hydrogeologist for DERM, he reviewed technical reports as well as soil and groundwater assessments for proposed developments. He has a Bachelors degree in geoscience, and a Masters in hydrogeology.

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    • Mr. Reio is a Project Professional in our Miami office. He is a Geologist in Training with experience in site assessments, field sampling, and remediation of contaminated sites, including Phase I and Phase II ESAs pertaining to petroleum and industrial waste contamination. As a hydrogeologist for DERM, he reviewed technical reports as well as soil and groundwater assessments for proposed developments. He has a Bachelors degree in geoscience, and a Masters in hydrogeology.
      Mr. Reio typically works on large- scale commercial redevelopment projects, but also has experience working on former agricultural sites, as well as smaller-scale commercial redevelopment projects. Mr. Reio has a thorough understanding of local and state regulations due to his time spent as a local regulator. Mr. Reio works collaboratively with clients to address regulatory requirements and ultimately obtain their desired regulatory closure.

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Mr. Restrepo is a Project Manager with over 15 years of professional experience, specializing in solid waste engineering, including landfills, material recovery facilities, landfill gas design, landfill gas operation and maintenance, transfer station design and permitting, compliance with standards and specifications, cost estimates for closure and long-term care, landfill inspection, compliance reporting, and construction administration services. He has a broad range of experience working with the regulatory requirements of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Hillsborough County, FL, and the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.

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    • Mr. Restrepo is a Project Manager with over 15 years of professional experience, specializing in solid waste engineering, including landfills, material recovery facilities, landfill gas design, landfill gas operation and maintenance, transfer station design and permitting, compliance with standards and specifications, cost estimates for closure and long-term care, landfill inspection, compliance reporting, and construction administration services. He has a broad range of experience working with the regulatory requirements of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Hillsborough County, FL, and the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board.
      Prior to joining SCS, Mr. Restrepo was a Senior Project Engineer for HDR Engineering, Inc. for nine years, where he worked on designs, specifications, and permit applications for numerous landfills, gas collection systems, recycling facilities, transfer stations, and convenience centers Tasks included landfill grading plans; erosion and sediment controls; final buildout plans; fill sequence and side slope infill plans; leachate generation, collection system, storage and containment tanks, and pumping stations; landfill gas systems; and exposed geomembrane cover system design. He has provided construction quality assurance for landfill cell expansions and for landfill gas collection and control system construction. He also evaluated a previously mined phosphate property for development as a Class I landfill, and designed plans to stabilize a sinkhole formation at a landfill. Mr. Restrepo began his career as a solid waste engineer with Jones Edmunds and Associates, where he worked on leachate collection and detection system designs, environmental resource permits, landfill certifications, and a waste tire processing facility.

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Mr. Reynolds is a Senior Project Professional in our Little Rock, Arkansas, office. His recent experience includes serving as a Technical Branch Manager for the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality where he led a team of engineers, toxicologists, and site assessors to review and guide site assessments and remediation projects throughout the state. He is experienced in Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, as well as Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plans, and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs). He is a Professional Engineer licensed in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.

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    • Mr. Reynolds is a Senior Project Professional in our Little Rock, Arkansas, office. His recent experience includes serving as a Technical Branch Manager for the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality where he led a team of engineers, toxicologists, and site assessors to review and guide site assessments and remediation projects throughout the state. He is experienced in Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, as well as Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plans, and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs). He is a Professional Engineer licensed in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.
      Mr. Reynolds also has experience in oil and gas, directional drilling, hazardous waste regulatory compliance, and facility permitting. He specializes in environmental management, mechanical design, oil & gas, and manufacturing industries.

Mr. Rice has worked on many remote monitoring and SCADA system designs with comprehensive PLC and HMI capabilities. His expertise is in the installation and repair of LFG control systems, implementing upgrades to computer and communication systems vital to compliance management, and troubleshooting landfill system components, coordinating field technical personnel, working with vendors and landfill operations personnel, and overseeing LFG extraction and treatment centers. He has a Bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering.

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    • Mr. Rice has worked on many remote monitoring and SCADA system designs with comprehensive PLC and HMI capabilities. His expertise is in the installation and repair of LFG control systems, implementing upgrades to computer and communication systems vital to compliance management, and troubleshooting landfill system components, coordinating field technical personnel, working with vendors and landfill operations personnel, and overseeing LFG extraction and treatment centers. He has a Bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering.

Mr. Richards has been involved in the environmental and solid waste engineering field since 1986. His experience includes project management, civil design, construction supervision, and construction quality assurance.

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    • Mr. Richards has been involved in the environmental and solid waste engineering field since 1986. His experience includes project management, civil design, construction supervision, and construction quality assurance. His background includes the siting and design of landfill facilities, landfill closure design, leachate containment system design, liquids management, and engineering design of passive and active landfill gas control systems. He is also proficient with subsurface investigations for hazardous, industrial, and municipal solid waste containment, and remedial actions for contaminated soil and drummed waste. He has performed RCRA facility investigations, and prepared RCRA facility closure plans and remedial action work plans. He is an ASCE, NSPE, and SWANA member. Mr. Richards leads the solid waste engineering practice in the Northwest. From 1986 through 2007, his previous employment included Parametrix, Fletcher Group, IT Corporation, and Shaw Environmental. He is a licensed engineer in 10 states: AK, AL, CA, ID, MT, OK, OR, SC, UT, WA and NCEES, US

      American Society of Civil Engineers
      National Society of Professional Engineers
      Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

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