NJ Licensed Site Remediation Professionals
The professional staff at Peak Environmental, A Nova Group, GBC Company (Peak) includes eight NJ LSRPs and the initial four LSRPs listed below comprise Peak’s Executive Management Team. Peak’s LSRPs ensure that project goals are defined early, meet Client’s needs, and utilize professional judgment to guide them through the technical and regulatory requirements necessary to reach the agreed upon endpoint, typically the issuance of a Response Action Outcome (RAO). Peak’s LSRPs oversee all aspects of the individual projects to which they are assigned. They manage the preparation of required submissions, including both forms and reports, and ensure that they are completed within NJDEP’s regulatory and mandatory timeframes.
Ken Nieuwenhuis, LSRP
Senior Managing Principal
Mr. Nieuwenhuis has been working in the Environmental Industry since 1988, and is the Founder of Peak Environmental (1997). His professional career has been focused on the identification, management and reduction of environmental liabilities for industrial and commercial clientele, real estate developers, and institutional lenders. This experience ranges from conducting and preparing real estate due diligence products such as Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments and Preliminary Assessment Reports, to managing complex investigations and remediation of properties contaminated as a result of discharges of hazardous substances to the environment.
Eric Schlauch, LSRP, PG
Senior Managing Principal
Mr. Schlauch has been working in the Environmental Industry since 1989. He has extensive experience with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Underground Storage Tank and Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA) regulatory programs, and has managed projects regulated by the United States EPA, Pennsylvania DEP, New York State DEC, and City of New York DEP. His experience includes working on federally regulated RCRA and Superfund sites, as well as remediation of contaminated sites in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, and South Carolina.
Rob Edgar, LSRP
Mr. Edgar has been working in the Environmental Industry since 1989 and is responsible for the design and supervision of the environmental investigation and remediation of Brownfield sites, as well as industrial, commercial, and residential properties in multiple states including New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Florida, California and Wisconsin. He has strong experience with the regulations and guidance in NJ, including SRRA, ISRA, and the Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA).
Jeffrey Campbell, LSRP, PG
Mr. Campbell has been working in the Environmental Industry since 1988 with experience in site characterization, contaminant investigation, and remediation under state and federal regulations. He has managed environmental projects for a variety of clients, including developers, petroleum companies, manufacturers, insurance companies, financial institutions, responsible party groups, and retail companies. He has experience working on Brownfields, Superfund, landfill, dry cleaner, terminals, pipelines, refineries, and other projects. He is a New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professional and he holds a Professional Geologist license from the State of New York.
Carla Nascimento, LSRP
Ms. Nascimento has been working in the Environmental Industry since 1997, specializing in managing complex projects for clients in the petroleum and manufacturing industries. Carla is a New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) and is a Professional Geologist. She has extensive experience and knowledge regarding technical methods for site characterization, fate and transport in unconsolidated and bedrock aquifers, and application of numerous remediation technologies. Ms. Nascimento has detailed knowledge of NJDEP regulations and guidance and has managed numerous projects through the required steps to achieve regulatory closure documents.
Kassidy Klink, LSRP, PG, MS
Mr. Klink has been working in the Environmental Industry since 2006 providing regulatory and technical consulting. Mr. Klink is a NJ Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP #621032), Subsurface Evaluator, and holds a Professional Geologist license from Louisiana. He has conducted and managed site/remedial investigations/actions throughout New Jersey as well as in New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, and California. He also has experience working for a bioremediation research laboratory condusting biostimulation and bioaugmentation projects. In addition, Mr. Klink has supervised projects associated with all phases of site assessments, remedial investigations, remedial actions, soil excavations, tank removals, quality control and assurance, and indoor air/subslab investigations.
Eric S. Hoffmann, LSRP, CHMM
Mr. Hoffmann has a Bachelor of Science from Richard Stockton University and has been working in the environmental consulting industry since 2004 conducting site characterization, ecological investigations, contaminant delineation, and remediation under both State and Federal regulations. Mr. Hoffmann has experience working on steel plants, chemical plants, liquid chemical storage terminals, pipelines, refineries, retail gasoline stations, hospitals, scrap yards, petroleum releases associated with trucking accidents (private property, and public roadways), dry cleaners, insurance oversight and other projects.
Christopher Schmitt, LSRP, CHMM, ENV-SP
Associate, Director of Sustainability Services
Chris Schmitt is an Associate of the firm and Director of Sustainability Services. Chris provides remediation services as a New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP). Chris is a Colgate University alumnus and has over 30 years of experience in managing and completing technical and regulatory responsibilities at dozens of complex sites in NJ, as well as experience with hundreds of sites in NY, PA, CT and MA. He is also a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) and holds an Environmental Specialist certification.
Chris also has extensive experience in the application of climate change mitigation, alternative and renewable energy transition, resiliency and sustainability on traditional LSRP investigation and remediation sites. He has successfully added sustainability and climate change resiliency tasks to numerous environmental investigation/remediation projects to generate economic value, advocate for environmental sustainability, support healthy communities, and achieve client satisfaction. He has designed an expanded scope of services for a commercial distribution center warehouse complex redevelopment plan to include alternative energy sources (solar, wind and geothermal), electric truck charging, reduction in CFC fugitive emissions from a refrigerated warehouse, and supply chain sustainability.
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Peak Environmental, A Nova Group, GBC Company
26 Kennedy Blvd, Suite A
East Brunswick, NJ 08816