Chris Cook has more than 17 years of experience working in the environmental consulting field in various states across the country, with expertise primarily focused in New Jersey and New York. Mr. Cook’s experience includes extensive work in due diligence including Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Phase II Limited Subsurface Investigations, compliance audits, asbestos inspections, and mold inspections. Mr. Cook also has experience working within state and federal regulatory programs including the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). NJDEP expertise includes Preliminary Assessments, Site Investigations, Remedial Investigations, and Remedial Actions. NYSDEC expertise includes work in the Brownfields Cleanup Program (BCP) and Spills Program. USEPA expertise includes environmental investigation and remediation work at United States military bases. Mr. Cook has also performed numerous environmental insurance audits associated with pollution liability for large industrial facilities.
As Senior Project Manager, Mr. Cook offers both organizational and technical support to the strategic environmental management team at VERTEX. Specific duties include conducting site visitations and environmental investigations, staff oversight, project oversight, technical writing, report preparation, and client consultation. Organizational responsibilities include scheduling, subcontractor management, and subcontractor oversight.
Education & Certification
B.S., Environmental Health Science, University of Georgia
Environmental Professional as defined by the USEPA in §312.10 of 40 CFR 312
EPA/AHERA/ASHARA (TSCA Title II) Building Inspector and Assessor