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 Expert  725487

Expert in Waste Management, Waste Treatment, Incineration, Air Pollution Control, Combustion, Environmental


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has more than 40 years of comprehensive consulting & engineering & experience with specialized expertise in air pollution control (APC) systems & equipment; solid, medical & hazardous waste management, treatment, disposal & incineration; combustion & combustion control; environmental compliance & permitting. His experience comprises compliance assessments; loss/cause claim investigations; technical & economic feasibility studies; design & construction documents; construction management; and expert witness testimony.

He has worked for more than 600 private and public sector clients in 43 states and abroad including: -- More than 500 hospitals and healthcare facilities -- More than 50 colleges and universities -- More than 75 industrial, manufacturing & commercial firms -- More than 40 state & federal government agencies -- More than a dozen U.S.EPA projects -- Numerous attorneys, law firms & insurance companies -- Numerous vendors & manufacturers of APC & waste treatment systems -- Numerous off-site, contract waste treatment & disposal firms

APC EXPERIENCE -- Virtually all types of APC systems and applications including dry systems, wet systems, combination wet and dry systems, and thermal systems, such as afterburners, catalytic converters, and regenerative heaters for controlling virtually all types of particulate and gaseous emissions and odors -- APC regulatory compliance, permitting, emissions inventories, compliance testing, air quality modeling assessments, Title V, other COMBUSTION & INCINERATION EXPERIENCE -- Combustion & combustion control systems of all types - Incinerators, gasifiers, pyrolysis, oxidizers, others -- Fossil fuel-fired boilers, industrial furnaces, others

WASTE MANAGEMENT, TREATMENT & DISPOSAL EXPERIENCE -- Solid, infectious, hazardous, pathological, pharmaceutical, low-level radioactive, industrial & other special wastes -- Collections, transport, handling, reduction, recycling & reuse -- Incineration, cremation, alkaline hydrolysis, dry rendering, et. -- Chemical, mechanical, thermal & radiological treatment, disinfection & sterilization systems -- Waste Management Plans; Hazardous Waste Identification Plans, Transport Permits, etc.

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE & PERMITTING EXPERIENCE -- Multimedia environmental audits -- Environmental permitting & violations remediation -- Environmental Management Systems; ISO 14001

MECHANICAL SYSTEM EXPERIENCE -- Boilers, heating plants, power plants, others -- Fuel handling systems; USTs & ASTs, piping & distribution, etc.

BUILDING & FACILITY DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS & RESTORATION MANAGEMENT

EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY & INSURANCE CLAIMS INVESTIGATIONS

AUTHOR Expert has author of dozens of technical articles and publications, including Technical Documents for AHA, ASHE and ASHES, and technical trade journals on environmental compliance, incineration, combustion, combustion controls, air pollution control, waste treatment, and resource and energy.

TESTIMONY & LECTURING Testimony and presentations at numerous public hearings, environmental review boards, & other meetings in connection with obtaining permit & board approvals for environmentally-related projects. Testimony before the Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress, U.S. Science Advisory Board and House Science Committee-Subcommittee on Energy and Environment on topics related to proposed environmental regulations & related issues. Lecturer, speaker & presenter of the U.S.EPA, various colleges and universities, and technical trade associations on an array of environmental compliance topics related combustion, incineration, energy recovery, waste management, air pollution control.

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1990 Clean Air Act Amendment

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Clean Air Act

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air pollution

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air pollution control

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air pollution control system

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air pollution process

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air-pollutant control equipment

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emission control device

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flue gas

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gas scrubber

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gaseous pollutant disposal

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high-temperature air pollution control

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stationary source air pollution control

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toxic air pollution control

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air-pollution control regulation

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biological waste incineration

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environment

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environmental compliance

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environmental engineering

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Environmental Protection Agency

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Environmental Protection Agency regulation

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environmental regulation

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federal environmental regulation

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hazardous waste incineration

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hazardous waste management incineration

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hazardous waste treatment

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industrial solid waste

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inorganic solid waste

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nonhazardous solid waste management

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solid waste treatment

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solid-waste management

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solid-waste-related equipment

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toxic waste treatment

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waste assessment

As described above in detail under Primary Areas of Expertise, Expert has more than 40 years of comprehensive environmental engineering experience – including the management, treatment, and disposal of solid, medical, biological, pathological, hazardous, and low-level radioactive waste; incineration systems and equipment; combustion and combustion control systems and equipment; air pollution control systems and equipment; air quality modeling and risk assessment analyses; emissions and compliance testing and monitoring; waste heat recovery and utilization; construction management and administration services; and personnel training and certification. His experience also includes environmental compliance assessments; environmental permitting; technical and economic feasibility studies; environmental violations remediation and associated support for legal responses and negotiations; expert testimony and representation. He has provided or been responsible for providing environmental consulting and engineering services for more than 600 institutional, industrial, commercial, municipal, and governmental clients in 43 states and abroad.
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animal nonhazardous solid waste management

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chemical waste disposal

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dry scrubber

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environmental air quality

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Environmental Protection Agency compliance

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gaseous air pollution

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industrial air pollution

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Medical Waste Tracking Act

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nonhazardous waste disposal

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solid waste

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solid waste collection equipment

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solid waste handling equipment

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solid waste storage equipment

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toxic waste

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air-quality assessment statute

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best available control technology

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Boiler and Industrial Furnace regulation

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combined hazardous waste treatment

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continuous air emissions monitoring system

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emission monitoring

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energy-related waste

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environment program

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environment-related assessment

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environmental code

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environmental data

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environmental due diligence investigation

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environmental economic analysis

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environmental impact assessment

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environmental impact statement

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environmental management

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environmental protection

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environmental site assessment

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environmental site auditing

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environmental technology

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environmental waste

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fuel economy and cost savings programs

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hazardous waste

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hazardous waste solidification

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hazardous waste stabilization

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hazardous-waste disposal

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hazardous-waste management

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mixed hazardous waste

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municipal solid waste

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nonhazardous solid waste

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nonhazardous solid waste landfilling

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nonhazardous waste incineration

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particulate pollution process


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Larry Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  and Springfield, Massachusetts.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1974   MS   Environmental Engineering   City College of New York, NYC  
1969   BS   Mechanical / MarineEngineering   U.S. merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY   Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Eastern Regional

 

Senior Professional Engineer-Regional Manager

 

He is responsible for the regional operations, management, and business development for environmental consulting and engineering firm with corporate responsibility for projects involving environmental compliance and permitting; waste management, treatment, incineration; and air pollution control.

2005 to 2006

 

Parson Brinckerhoff

 

PB Facilities

 

VP - Director of Environmental Health & Safety

 

He was responsible for the management, operations, and business development of environmental division within PBQD, a world-wide firm comprising more than 9,000 professionals.

1980 to 2005

 

Expert & Mainka, P.C.

 


 

Owner / Principal

 

He was responsible for the management, engineering, operations, and business development of multidisciplinary environmental consulting and engineering firm specializing in waste management, treatment, incineration; air pollution control; and environmental compliance & permitting.

1970 to 1978

 

Syska & Hennessy, Inc

 

Central Utilities

 

Project Manager

 

He was the project engineer and manager in Thermal Division related to environmental compliance, incineration & waste disposal.

1969 to 1970

 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

 


 

3rd Assistant Engineer

 

He was the licensed operating engineer.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

He is a Diplomat in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers (DEE) and the Chairman Emeritus of NFPA Section 82-Incinerators & Waste Handling Systems.

Licenses/Certifications

He is a Registered Professional Engineer in New York, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee & Texas. Also NCEES certified

Professional Appointments

Previous appointments included American Hospital Association selection for testimony before the Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Science Advisory Board, and the House Science Committee-Subcommittee on Energy and Environment on topics related to proposed or pending environmental regulations and related issues of national importance.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He is the author of dozens of technical articles, textbooks, seminar training manuals, and publications, including Technical Documents for AHA, ASHE and ASHES, and technical trade journals on environmental compliance and impacts, waste management, alternative waste treatment technologies, combustion and incineration, air pollution control, and resource and energy recovery.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - J&J Hospital Services  
 - American Hospital Association  
 - NFPA Fire Protection Handbook  
 - NFPA Fire Hazards Handbook  
 - American Hospital Association, ASHE and ASHES  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1969 to 1970   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers   Licensed Operating Engineer   He was responsible, as 3rd Assistant and Chief Engineer (Temporary) for engine operations of survey vessels and hopper dredges

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • More than 40 years of in-depth, comprehensive experience as a consulting environmental engineer. Worked for more than 600 clients in 43 states and abroad on literally 1,000s of projects for public and private sector clients
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in 726374 for consulting on Dust Control for Toner Plant.
  • Air pollution control expert for consulting on air pollution control in washington state.
Click the green button above to contact Larry Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Larry Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Larry Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He served as expert witness for numerous attorneys and law firms involving personal injury litigation, environmental claims and issues, and related matters. His work included expert testimony, expert analyses and reports, depositions, interrogatory support, trial testimony, and expert advice and opinions.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Waste Collection.
Click the green button above to contact Larry Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Larry Expert is free.

Market Research:
He is a highly qualified, nationally-recognized expert in incineration, combustion, combustion control, medical and solid waste treatment, and related environmental issues relative to all public and private sector facilities; i.e., municipal, industrial, institutional, commercial, and governmental.

Click the green button above to contact Larry Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Larry Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

He was a lecturer, speaker, developer and presenter of numerous seminars and technical symposia on topics covering environmental compliance, incineration, waste management and treatment, resource recovery and utilization, combustion, air pollution control, and energy recovery for the U.S.EPA, the AHA, various colleges and universities, and technical trade organizations.

Other Skills and Services

He has been a manager, leader, and director of numerous projects, project teams, and environmental firms; adept in identifying and executing optimum, creative solutions to difficult, complex problems; able to synthesize complex, difficult-to-understand concepts into readily understandable terms and clearly written documents; committed to excellence and the highest standards in all professional and personal endeavors.


 

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