Mr. Hochreiter has 14 years of experience at the U.S. Geological Survey (Water Resources Division) and 17 years as principal at two leading environmental consulting firms: Environmental Resources Management (1987-1992) and Blasland, Bouck & Lee, Inc. (1992-2005). He retired from BBL in 2005 and formed Senior Environmental Consulting, LLC. Mr. Hochreiter has directed the design, management, and technical oversight of significant site assessment and remediation projects throughout the Eastern United States. He also provides expert services in cases involving litigation.

Education and Professional Qualifications

  • B.A. / Liberal Arts (Custom Degree Program), Temple University, 1978
  • Graduate Studies / Environmental Engineering and Science, Drexel University, 1983-1985
  • Certified Ground Water Professional, No. 114088, National Ground Water Association (1988 through 2018)
  • New Jersey Subsurface Evaluator, NJDEP #10581 (1990-2013)
  • New Jersey Cleanup Star Certified (2004-2009)

Technical Training

  • 2015 WRA-DRB Green Infrastructure Conference: Academy of Natural Sciences
  • 2015 Rutgers University: Advanced Stormwater Management Techniques
  • 2013 Speaker at NJICLE Program: Annual Redevelopment Law Institute
  • 2013 NJWEA Site Remediation Conference: Moderator for Vapor Intrusion
  • 2011 Delaware River Basin Forum, Bordentown, NJ
  • 2011 New Jersey Water Infrastructure, Trenton, NJ
  • 2011 NJWEA Site Remediation in New Jersey: Moderator for Constituents of Emerging Concern and Cumulative Risk Models, Eatontown, NJ
  • 2010 Program Coordinator: Brownfields Coalition of the Northeast Winter Session, Perth Amboy, NJ
  • 2010 NJWEA Site Remediation in New Jersey: Moderator for LSRPA Case Studies
  • 2010 Speaker at NJICLE Program: Managing Liability and Risks under the NJ Site Remediation Reform Act
  • 2009 Faculty for New Jersey Site Remediation Basics, Rutgers University
  • 2009 NJWEA Site Remediation in New Jersey: Moderator for Practical Application of the Soil Cleanup Standards Session
  • 2009 Instructor for Site Remediation Reform Act & the LSRP Program, Rutgers University
  • 2007 and 2010 NJWEA Training on New Jersey’s Technical Requirements for Site Remediation, including the UST Regulations
  • 2006 NJWEA Conference on New Jersey’s Grace Period Rules
  • 2005 and 2006 Co-Moderator at New Jersey Water Environment’s annual Groundwater Conference
  • 2005 Environmental Law Forum – New Jersey ICLE
  • Loss Prevention Systems – LPS (BBL, 2004)
  • 2003 ABA Annual Conference on Environmental Law, Keystone, CO
  • Leading Professional Service Firms I and II (Harvard Business School, 2001 and 2002)
  • Natural Resource Damages (WEA, 2000)
  • Theis Conference (NGWA, 1999)
  • DNAPL Remediation (University of Waterloo, 1991 and NJIT, 1995)
  • The “Princeton Groundwater” Pollution and Hydrology Course (Miller, Cleary, et al., 1987)
  • Gas Chromatography Short Course by the Chromatography Forum of the Delaware Valley (May 21-24, 1984)
  • Course work in Hydrology and related topics, U.S. Geological Survey, National Training Center, Lakewood, CO (1974-1985)

Professional Affiliations and Awards

  • “Professional Advancement of Hazardous Waste Management” Award, 2015, NJ Water Environment Association
  • Public Advisory Council of the New Jersey Water Supply Advisory Council, 2011
  • New Jersey Site Remediation Advisory Committee (1990 – 1992, 2006 – 2008)
  • Board, Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin (2005 – present)
  • Association of Ground Water Scientists and Engineers (NGWA, 1986 – present)
  • Served for 3 years (1988 – 1991) on the Editorial Board for the NGWA Journal “Ground Water”
  • Steering Committee, New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professionals Association (LSRPA, 2009 – present)
  • American Solar Energy Society
  • Water Environment Federation (Industrial Wastes Technology Conference Committee, 2002 and 2003, 2005 New Jersey Achievement Award)
  • Geological Association of New Jersey
  • New Jersey Academy of Sciences
  • New Jersey Builders Association
  • Builders League of South Jersey
  • National Brownfields Association
  • American Water Resources Association
  • SWEP – Philadelphia and NJ
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