SESHA 2014 Speaker Biography

Rob Young
Vice President, AlterEcho, New York, NY

Rob Young is a Professional Geologist with more than 20 years of experience as a manager and consultant on a wide range of environmental projects. He is well-versed in federal and state regulations, as well as the appropriate guidance for a number of regulated solid waste and hazardous waste locations throughout the country, from former military bases to federal Superfund sites. He is an expert in groundwater monitoring, particularly as it relates to permitting and site remediation. He has regularly assisted the U.S. EPA and state environmental agencies in making risk-based corrective measure decisions affecting human health and ecology. He has visited dozens of government and private waste sites nationwide, performing a number of sampling, monitoring, assessment and oversight activities and providing technical expertise and management to lead projects to successful completion. He is a frequent instructor for federal and state environmental agencies on corrective action and quality assurance techniques, and he has made several public presentations on a variety of environmental topics. He is an experienced manager, overseeing several multi-million-dollar federal contracts and a number of employees.