Susan McCart

Ms. McCart has 20 years experience in environmental consulting, and is a strong project and technical manager. Her project management capabilities include developing proposals and work plans, implementing field activities, submitting permits and reports to comply with County, City, and State regulations, developing status, documentation, and technical reports, presenting alternatives for remedial designs and modifications, and site closure activities. Ms. McCart is currently the Contract Administrator for four state contracts; three for the state of Kansas and one for the state of Missouri. Additionally, Ms. McCart is the primary client manager for several petroleum industrial companies and solid waste facilities. Ms. McCart has excellent project management skills, with a high attention to detail and organization, and has developed many trusted professional relationships with clients and regulators. She has worked on a variety of projects in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. Ms. McCart has served as project manager for remediation and solid waste projects at sites ranging from former and active gasoline facilities, active and closed landfill facilities, bulk terminal stations, and process plants. On these sites, the contaminants of concern include petroleum hydrocarbons, such as benzene, methyl-tertiary butyl ether (MtBE), and diesel; chlorinated solvents, such as tetrachloroethene (PCE), trichloroethene (TCE), and vinyl chloride; and ethylene dibromide (EDB). Her technical specialties include soil and groundwater remedial field investigations, feasibility studies, risk assessments, remedial design and implementation, remedial system operation, maintenance, and modifications/re-design, construction quality assurance (CQA) certification, landfill alternative cover closure design, and landfill permitting. Ms. McCart has developed several remedial design plans and specifications, including groundwater recovery and treatment systems with air strippers and granular activated carbon vessels, free product recovery systems, vapor extraction of free phase petroleum from soil and the top of groundwater, and air sparging. Additionally, Ms. McCart completed the Risk-based Corrective Action (RBCA) training in Kansas and has performed many risk assessments following the Missouri RBCA guidelines for Missouri projects. Ms. McCart has been involved in a variety of landfill projects, including siting, facility design and permitting, plume delineation, CQA certification, gas control and collection system installation, and leachate re circulation system design. She has researched, evaluated, and designed alternative covers for landfill closures in mid west and eastern Kansas and submitted applications for permit modifications to allow the placement of construction and demolition waste disposal areas over former, closed municipal solid waste units.