Join Liberty Environmentals experts in discussing topics of current interest in the environmental field, as they affect business and industry. This podcast is an informative and engaging discussion about environmental challenges by specialists in environmental due diligence, site remediation, air quality, regulatory compliance, natural resources, and other areas.
Environmental Experts Radio - Memoirs of an Environmental Health & Safety Manager07/08/2020 Duração: 12min
For Episode 15 of Environmental Experts Radio we’re joined by Ty Wheeler, a Liberty Compliance Specialist and former EH&S Manager for a major US battery manufacturer. Ty shares his perspectives on the roles and responsibilities of this unique position and gives some practical advice for his industry colleagues on how to effectively retain and work with an environmental consultant.
Environmental Experts Radio - Hazardous Wastes and their Regulations: How to Effectively Manage Both!31/07/2020 Duração: 25min
On Episode 14 of Environmental Experts Radio, Host Dave Coyne and his guest Katie Cirone dive headlong - figuratively, not literally - into hazardous waste. As a Professional Engineer and consultant to industrial manufacturers across the US, Ms. Cirone provides us with a broad overview into the history and organization of RCRA, and offers her expert insights about how to effectively navigate what is often perceived as the industry’s most complex and confusing set of regulations.
Licensed Site Professional Programs: The Future of Environmental Consulting?14/03/2020 Duração: 22min
In this episode of Environmental Experts Radio, we explore the successful and growing movement of state-supported Licensed Site Professional programs for environmental cleanup projects. Our guest Zach Weaver P.G., a Project Manager at Liberty Environmental Inc. and a Licensed Site Remediation Professional in New Jersey, offers his insights into the complexities and trends that are influencing this transformative way of providing professional environmental services to clients.
Let It Rain! An Experts' Insights on Stormwater Management06/12/2019 Duração: 28min
In Episode 12 of Environmental Experts Radio, Host Dave Coyne is joined by Jim Cinelli, P.E., BCEE to discuss the management of stormwater as an environmental resource. We discuss the ways that industrial facilities can lower the risk of pollutant runoff through permitting programs and monitoring. We also look at stormwater from the perspective of environmental engineering, and talk about the best stormwater management designs during - and after - land development activities.
PFAS Compounds: Facing the Challenge of an Emerging Contaminant11/10/2019 Duração: 24min
In the environmental industry, we like to deal in the known - but must occasionally face the unknown. In this episode of Environmental Experts Radio, Host David Coyne welcomes Dr. Karl Markiewicz of the ATSDR to discuss how a set of synthetic chemicals called PFAS has emerged as a pervasive contaminant that is creating unique new challenges to scientists and engineers. We discuss how experts are studying this new concern and are developing treatment solutions to protect both our environment and the public health.
Land Recycling 101, Part 219/06/2019 Duração: 16min
Host Dave Coyne and his guest expert Andy Fetterman continue their two-part series on Environmental Experts Radio, discussing land recycling and the way risk-based environmental cleanups have fundamentally changed property redevelopment for the better over the past two decades. Episode 10 addresses how properties are taken through these programs, by mitigating the exposure to historical environmental impacts by new users.
Land Recycling 101, Part 131/05/2019 Duração: 18min
We recycle plastic, metal, and paper – and we can also recycle land! Join host Dave Coyne and his guest expert Andy Fetterman in this two-part series on Environmental Experts Radio, discussing land recycling and the way risk-based environmental cleanups have fundamentally changed property redevelopment for the better over the past two decades. Episode 9 addresses why some sites are selected and ideal for land recycling.
Environmental Experts Radio - Bhopal and Other Cautionary Tales: The Value of ‘Right-To-Know’04/02/2019 Duração: 16min
Liberty’s experts Dave Coyne and Jon Wickstrom recount the Bhopal chemical release, the Wade Dump fire and other incidents involving toxic releases in the era before community and first responder ‘Right-To-Know’ reporting. The experts discuss the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and its reporting requirements such as TRI and Tier II, and the ways that environmental consultants advise their clients today in complying with these regulatory programs.
Environmental Experts Radio - Love Canal and The Origin of CERCLA13/12/2018 Duração: 20min
Dave Coyne and Jon Wickstrom explore the origins of CERCLA, perhaps the most influential piece of environmental legislation ever enacted in the United States. To set CERCLA’s foundation in context, we also look back on the story of Love Canal, the nation’s first-ever Superfund Site.
Breathing Easier: A Consultant’s Perspective on Air Emissions Regulations28/09/2018 Duração: 13min
The topic of this Environmental Experts Radio episode is air emissions and the regulatory programs that govern them. Our guests from Liberty Environmental work with manufacturers across the United States assisting them with annual air regulation compliance, as well as special planning and permitting required during new facility construction, plant expansions, and/or equipment and technology upgrades.
Audit Yourself First! An Insider’s Guide to Environmental Compliance Reviews.18/09/2018 Duração: 13min
If you’re a manufacturer, you know how difficult it is today to keep up with environmental regulations. The best way to keep ahead and avoid costly compliance issues is to perform an audit. But how do you go about it, and how frequently? Who should be performing my audits, and how do I know they’re doing a good job? We’ll answer these questions and more on this episode of Environmental Experts Radio.
One Size Does NOT Fit All: Tailoring Environmental Site Assessments to a Project.20/07/2018 Duração: 14min
What is the right kind of environmental site assessment for a project? You may be surprised that there are so many choices, and the appropriate choice is dependent not only on the type of property but the needs of the client, whether that client is a property investor, a lender, an attorney, or a developer. Guest Matt Adukaitis, Environmental Due Diligence Project Manager at Liberty Environmental, shares his experiences and insight with host David Coyne.
Environmental Experts Radio - What It Takes to Save a Wetland: Site Development and Mitigation Strategies09/07/2018 Duração: 19min
If you develop a property, what do you do if there are wetlands on-site? How do you make sure the delineation is accurate? More importantly, what can you do if disturbing that aquatic resource is unavoidable? What’s involved in the modification or recreation or a wetland? Liberty Environmental’s Natural Resources Practice Leader, Teresa Amitrone, imparts her knowledge gained from her experience as lead wetland scientist at hundreds of development and infrastructure projects throughout the region.
Is Coal Really Dead? Air Quality and The New Energy Grid.06/06/2018 Duração: 21min
Coal-fired plants have long been considered old technology, but were kept in play as an inexpensive source of power and as part of the need to maintain a diversified base of fuel sources by power companies. But many of these plants are finally being shuttered; why exactly is that? Is it strictly due to more stringent air quality regulations imposed by the US EPA, or the emergence of natural gas as a readily available commodity fuel in the eastern US, or perhaps a combination of these and other factors? Liberty Environmental Principal and Air Quality Expert, Gavin Biebuyck, answers these questions and more.
Environmental Experts Radio - The Continuing Promise of Brownfields11/05/2018 Duração: 15min
The topic of this inaugural episode of Environmental Experts Radio is brownfields. Host David Coyne speaks with James Cinelli, PE, President of Liberty Environmental, Inc. about the concept of brownfields, brownfields remediation, state cleanup programs for industrial site reuse, and the availability of funding for brownfields redevelopment. Our guest also highlights his personal experience with risk-based approaches and cost effective remediation technologies for brownfields remediation in Reading, Pennsylvania.