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J. Christopher Hartigan, CHMM
President / Senior Project Manager

Chris Hartigan is a project manager over 25 years of experience in environmental protection and restoration, and managing his own business. He possesses a unique and valuable combination of expertise in the environmental protection sciences (e.g., risk characterization, occupational safety and health, chemistry, regulations) and in business management. Mr. Hartigan's skills have been incorporated into both consulting and contracting projects ranging in size from less than $1,000 to greater than $1,000,000.

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Treatment System Rehabilitation: A groundwater pumping and treatment system including four pumping wells, an underground piping vault, and an air stripper was severely plugged with iron oxide deposits. Mr. Hartigan managed the removal and replacement of submersible pumps, wiring, underground conveyance piping, vaults, pressure indicators, and sampling ports.

Tank Closure: Mr. Hartigan managed, performed, and certified the closure of over 200 USTs and ASTs, including removal and closure-in-place of tanks containing petroleum products and other hazardous materials. He also helped owners make maximum use of state grants and insurance to pay for remediation.

UST Corrective Action: Mr. Hartigan manages and performs technical, financial, and regulatory aspects of UST corrective action at several service stations and industrial sites. He has designed and implemented pathways to closure on numerous sites.

Fuel Farm Installation: Mr. Hartigan has installed chemical and petroleum storage and dispensing facilities at over twenty commercial and industrial locations, including warehouses, airports, prisons, service stations, and chemical plants.

PCB Remediation: Mr. Hartigan managed the initial response, remedial investigation, remedial action required when a PCB transformer was ruptured and released more than 250 gallons of PCB oil. Excavated soil was transloaded into railcars for transportaiton to the disposal facility.


  • B.S. Environmental Protection Science, Point Park College, 1993, Summa Cum Laude


  • 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
  • 8-Hour Annual Refresher Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
  • 8-Hour Hazardous Waste operations and Emergency Response Supervisor
  • Advanced Environmental Management Systems Auditor Course
  • 8-Hour Permit Required Confined Space entry
  • Hazardous Materials Transport
  • Advanced Hazardous Waste Management


  • Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers, Three Rivers Chapter, Past President (1996)
  • Pennsylvania DEP Certified Storage Tank Installer, Categories AMR, UMR, UMX, AMN
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager


  • Hartigan, J. C., Critical Factors in the Estimation and Performance of a Clarifier Tank Decommissioning, Hazardous Materials Control Resources Institute, Superfund XVI Conference Proceedings, Washington, D. C., November 1995.
  • Hartigan, J. C., Screening for PCBs, Environmental Lab, December/January 1993/94, Volume 5, Number 6, pp. 18-19.

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