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• STEWART L. STOVER, JR., M.S., P.G. - PRINCIPAL HYDROGEOLOGIST

Mr. Stover, who received both a bachelor's and master's degree of Science in Geosciences from Northeast Louisiana University, has over twenty-four (24) years of experience in conducting detailed environmental assessments and remediation studies for soils and groundwater, along with surface and subsurface geological investigations in the Southeast, Gulf Coast, and Rocky Mountains of the United States. As Senior Hydrogeologist with a large environmental consulting firm in Florida and South Carolina, he conducted and authored numerous technical reports on carbonate and clastic multi-aquifer systems; environmental and contaminate hydrogeology; numerical modeling of groundwater flow; groundwater monitoring programs; and landfill placement, permitting, and monitoring. He was also retained as the consulting hydrogeologist for several municipalities in the state of Florida, in charge of choosing well field locations and determining water quality and aquifer characterization, as well as in the evaluation and development of areas for environmentally sound landfills. See more


• WADE A. PIGOTT, M.S., P.G. - SENIOR HYDROGEOLOGIST

Mr. Pigott, who received both a bachelor's and master's degree of Science in Geosciences from Northeast Louisiana University, joined Hydro-Environmental Technology, Inc. in 1993 and has been managing the Phase I/Phase II Environmental Site Investigation program since that time by both conducting and supervising others performing investigations. Additionally, he is responsible for developing subsurface investigation plans and budgets to address identified environmental concerns and/or potential concerns, as identified during visual site inspections for various commercial and industrial sites, including manufacturing, farming, oil field, and fuel storage facilities (aboveground and underground). See more


• DONALD J. WATTS, B.S., P.G. - SENIOR HYDROGEOLOGIST

Mr. Watts received his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now known as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette) in 1989. He began his professional career as a Geologist with a soil testing and well drilling and installation firm and has hands-on knowledge of various types of drilling rigs and equipment, along with appropriate well construction and installation methods. Upon joining Hydro-Environmental Technology, Inc. in 1991, Mr. Watts has been in charge of drilling rig equipment procurement and operations, serves as the signature authority for Hydro-Environmental Technology, Inc.’s Water Well Contractor license WWC #416, and is extremely knowledgeable of the LADOTD and LDEQ Regulations concerning wells and geotechnical borings. See more


• BRENT T. POOLER, B.S., P.G. - PRINCIPAL RISK ANALYST/SENIOR HYDROGEOLOGIST

Mr. Pooler received his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Louisiana State University (LSU) in 1996 with a concentration in Environmental Geology and joined Hydro-Environmental Technology, Inc. shortly thereafter.

Mr. Pooler implements and oversees soil and groundwater assessments and subsequent groundwater monitoring at several facilities, including coordination of sampling and notification to the regulating agency of planned site activities, compilation of soil and groundwater data, preparation of groundwater flow and contaminant plume maps, and the preparation of Assessment Reports for submittal to the agency. Mr. Pooler has authored several technical reports, including Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, Environmental Site Assessments, and Monitoring Reports. As part of his risk assessment experience, Mr. Pooler has conducted several soil gas investigations, air exchange ratio calculations, and evaluations of the potential for volatile emissions from soil and water to an enclosed structure. Dependant upon available data, appropriate recommendations are made by Mr. Pooler concerning the need for additional investigations, remediation, or closure. See more


• CRAIG E. CORMIER, B.S., P.G., CEP - SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST

Mr. Cormier received his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from McNeese State University in 1997 and upon completion of his degree, joined Hydro-Environmental Technology, Inc. as an Environmental Scientist. He has extensive experience in all field aspects, including drilling, sampling, and well installations. He is responsible for the planning and coordination of field crew activities for the firm and is an experienced Project Manager for numerous Phase I/Phase II Environmental Site Investigations, including UST facilities, dry cleaning facilities, various commercial facilities, oilfield production facilities, and large tracts, including farmlands and woodlands. See more


• DEREK J. BROUSSARD, B.S., P.G. - HYDROGEOLOGIST

Mr. Broussard received his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) in 2008. During his junior and senior years in the Geology program at ULL, Mr. Broussard worked as an intern for an Oil and Gas Exploration Company, where he performed various research assignments regarding oil and gas activities and completed a subsurface investigation project, which included the production of subsurface structure maps, production history, and cross sections describing subsurface conditions. Mr. Broussard currently performs Phase I Environmental Site Assessments under supervision of a licensed Professional Geologist, soil and groundwater sampling for limited subsurface investigations, groundwater sampling for groundwater monitoring events and compiles field and laboratory data into a final report describing the conditions of the site. In addition, Mr. Broussard conducts detailed research at the LDNR and other government agencies regarding historical oilfields, with regard to development and production activities. He also develops geologic cross sections and geologic maps of areas investigated to determine geologic conditions.


• R. JUDE BAUDOIN, B.S. - ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST/GIS SPECIALIST

Mr. Baudoin received his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental and Sustainable Resources with a concentration in soil and water conservation from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) in 2005 and joined our company in 2008. While attending ULL, Mr. Baudoin worked as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) support intern through the USGS for the Lafayette Parish Tax Assessor. He is currently involved with all aspects of field operations, such as soil and groundwater sampling, drilling of soil borings and monitor wells, and installations and maintenance of soil and groundwater remediation systems. He is also in charge of developing numerous U.S. Coast Guard Facility Response Plans, Security Plans, and Best Management Practices Plans for facilities along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas. In addition, Mr. Baudoin operates and generates the HET GIS mapping programs and creates maps in-house for a wide range of projects from soil and groundwater assessment to litigation support projects.


• KENNETH J. CHAMPAGNE - DIRECTOR OF FIELD OPERATIONS

Mr. Champagne serves as HET’s Director of Field Operations and has over fourteen (14) years of experience in conducting environmental drilling, environmental sampling, and remedial design and system installation.

Mr. Champagne has extensive knowledge of direct push technology and has conducted soil sampling to a depth of 115 feet below land surface. He has drilled and sampled in numerous geologic conditions and provided all expertise in sampling during litigation investigations of soil and groundwater. He operates the Geoprobe Drilling Rig Model 6610 and received his driller and drill rig operation training at Geoprobe headquarters in Salina, Kansas.

Mr. Champagne manages and supervises all quarterly groundwater monitoring programs for HET in the states of Louisiana, Texas, and Colorado. In addition, Mr. Champagne has designed and implemented numerous soil and groundwater treatment systems. These groundwater treatment systems combine technologies to effectively remediate a wide variety of constituents in soil and groundwater to regulatory standards.

Mr. Champagne has an LDEQ NORM Survey license and has conducted NORM surveys at numerous sites throughout Louisiana and Texas.


• LANCE J. VINCENT, B.G.S. - FIELD TECHNICIAN

Mr. Vincent received his Bachelor of General Studies degree in 2006 from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He is responsible for conducting the field portion of hydrogeological assessments and remedial operations. He collects soil, soil gas, storm water, surface water, and groundwater samples on a routine basis. Mr. Vincent conducts drilling operations associated with the installation of soil borings, piezometers, soil vapor wells, and monitor wells. He also maintains Hydro-Environmental Technology, Inc. remediation systems operating in the Gulf Coast.


• LAURIE E. HARGRODER, B.S. - CONTROLLER

Ms. Hargroder received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) in 2001. That same year, Ms. Hargroder joined HET as the Accounts Receivable Clerk, which included preparation of monthly invoices and accounts receivable statements and the editing of plans and proposals. While invoicing, she also was the Project Manager for the LA Motor Fuels Trust Fund applications and reimbursement requests. Currently, she is in charge of the monthly preparation of financial statements, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, job costs, sales tax returns, 401K retirement plan administration, professional liability insurance administration, and yearly tax planning. In addition to the preparation of monthly financial statements, she oversees invoicing, office personnel, and office administration. She is proficient in numerous computer programs, such as Excel, WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, and Peachtree Accounting Complete. She is also commissioned as an Iberia Parish Notary Public in the State of Louisiana.


• CHRISTY L. CHADICK, B.S. - DATA ANALYST

Ms. Chadick received her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University in 1995. She began her career as a Process Engineer in the South Louisiana chemical industry. The environmental and safety issues in those facilities allowed her to be involved with modeling of potential toxic release scenarios, noise reduction, large-scale emissions control installation, Title V operations permitting, Tier II reporting, behavioral safety programs, and industrial rescue preparedness. Subsequently, she was an environmental consultant for projects at oil and gas production facilities, pipelines, compressor stations, diesel transfer stations, and related operations with an emphasis on air permitting, emissions inventories, FRP/SPCC plans, and emissions testing quality assurance. Ms. Chadick joined Hydro-Environmental Technology, Inc. in 2016 and currently compiles analytical soil, sediment, and groundwater data; verifies data quality; and prepares data for reporting.


• EMILY O. PASS , B.A. - TECHNICAL EDITOR

In 1997 Ms. Pass started with the company part time as Project Manager of LA Motor Fuels Trust Fund applications while working on her Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She transitioned into a full time employee and in 2001 received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is responsible for all technical editing of HET documents, including expert reports. She is currently in charge of clerical services, including editing plans and proposals, technical report organization and presentation, word processing, database maintenance, and office organization. She has a working knowledge of computer programs, such as WordPerfect and Microsoft Word.


• MATTHEW L. GREENE, B.S.- ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST

Mr. Greene obtained his bachelor's degree in Environmental Science with a concentration in soil and water from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in May 2015. Mr. Greene's course work and experience have allowed him to qualify as an Associate Professional Soil Scientist (APSS) with the Soil Science Society of America. He has extensive experience in wetland delineation and has mapped wetlands throughout the state of Louisiana under the direction of former Louisiana State Soil Scientists while completing his degree. Currently, Mr. Greene serves as project manager for soil and groundwater investigations in addition to conducting wetland determinations, coastal zone permitting, and root zone remedial studies across the state of Louisiana.


• C. AARON GARCIA, B.S. - HYDROGEOLOGIST

Mr. Garcia received his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Louisiana State University (LSU) in 2012 and joined HET in 2012. During his freshman year in the Geology program at LSU, Mr. Garcia worked as a student research assistant in the Geology department where he was part of a research team that travelled to the Ross Sea, Antarctica to collect seismic and Multibeam data, along with ocean floor sediment samples. Mr. Garcia has conducted detailed geological investigations of both Quaternary and Tertiary sediments in Central Louisiana occurring at depths of up to 300 feet below land surface. Mr. Garcia currently conducts Phase II Environmental Site Investigations and groundwater site assessments. He performs soil and groundwater sampling for hydrogeological investigations and groundwater sampling for groundwater monitoring events. He compiles field and laboratory data into a final hydrogeological report describing the conditions of the site. In addition, Mr. Garcia researches geologic logs and develops geologic cross sections and maps of areas investigated to determine geologic conditions through GIS mapping.


• DARRYRL C. CARROLL, B.S. - HYDROGEOLOGIST

Mr. Carroll received a bachelor's degree in geology in 2012 and is currently pursuing a master's degree in Geology from University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL). Mr. Carroll’s master’s thesis involves developing a finite difference groundwater flow model of a selected aquifer in southeast Louisiana. Mr. Carroll joined Hydro-Environmental Technology, Inc. in 2012 and he currently performs soil boring and groundwater well installations, geologic borehole descriptions, as well as aquifer testing and data analysis to determine aquifer characteristics. Mr. Carroll also compiles field and laboratory data into detailed hydrogeological reports. In addition, Mr. Carroll conducts Phase II Environmental Site Investigations, performs site assessments, and conducts detailed research for hydrogeological projects. He also develops geologic cross sections and geologic maps of areas investigated to determine geologic conditions through GIS mapping.


• FRANCES M. HENSON – TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATOR

In 2013, Ms. Henson joined HET as a Technical Administrator. She graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She is a Notary Public for the Parish of St. Martin. In addition to handling all of the Accounts Receivable, she is also in charge of LA Motor Fuels Trust Fund applications and reimbursement applications, office organization, and office manager. Currently, Ms. Henson serves as the Technical Administrator for numerous litigation matters in the states of Louisiana and Texas in which she provides litigation support services.


 

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