Environmental Site Assessments Team
KIRK BOULANGER, P.G.
Director of Investigation & remediation / SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Kirk has more than 20 years of geotechnical, environmental, and compliance experience as a consultant, regulator, and an EHS team member in a manufacturing environment. Mr. Boulanger is a Registered Professional Geologist with extensive experience in soil and groundwater site characterization, investigation and remediation. Regulatory experience includes policy development and management of RCRA Subtitle C and D sites in Kansas. Mr. Boulanger has accumulated experience in SPCC, NPDES, air compliance, waste management, environmental management systems, safety programs, and various production and manufacturing processes in a variety of industries.
Joseph is a graduate of Wichita State University with a degree in Geology. His experience includes Groundwater Monitoring, UST Trust Fund and Voluntary Cleanup Program Monitoring and Reporting, Soil, Groundwater and Waste Sampling, and LDAR Sampling. Mr. Dean is also a certified sampling technician.
STUART B. KLAUS, P.E.
Stuart has more than 25 years of Environmental Engineering experience. His field of study at the University of Missouri-Rolla (now Missouri University of Science & Technology) was in Geological Engineering where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. Previous industry experience included working as a field engineer and geologist at the Times Beach, Missouri Superfund site. Stuart has since worked for four national and international consulting firms, during which he has worked on client's sites from a historic Former Refinery (Superfund Site) in New York State to a standby Power Plant adjacent the Oakland Bay in California- and numerous sites in between. His experience has ranged from complex Superfund (CERCLA) and RCRA sites to a Phase 1 ESA for real estate. Mr. Klaus has performed as project manager, resident engineer, senior geologist, and technical lead for numerous manufacturing and industrial sites subject to USEPA and KDHE oversight. Stuart also has experience with SWP3 and SPCC plans and Phase 1/2 ESAs. At Strata, Mr. Klaus performs as both a Geologist and a Professional Environmental Engineer for the company. He has added his extensive experience in remediation, UIC Class V well compliance and permitting, project management, groundwater modeling, and field investigations for Strata’s clients.
Field Geologist / GIS Specialist
John is a graduate of University of Kansas with a Bachelor Degree in Environmental Studies. He is currently completing a graduate certificate in Geospatial Analysis from Emporia State University. He has experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Spatial Analysis, Cartography, Hydrogeology, and Remote Sensing. Mr. Lenherr is a Field Geologist with experience in soil and groundwater site characterization, investigation, and remediation. He has also accumulated experience in SPCC, NPDES, UIC, LPG Storage, and waste management compliance for a variety of industries.
CHAD MILLIGAN, MS, PG
VICE PRESIDENT OF GEOLOGY SERVICES
Chad, has a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science from Wichita State University, and a Bachelor of Art degree in Chemistry from Emporia State University. Chad is a Licensed Geologist in the states of Kansas, Illinois and Louisiana. Chad has nearly 25 years of experience in the environmental field that includes working for the United States Geological Survey, Big Bend Groundwater Management District #5, the City of Wichita, Kansas, and Total Petroleum. Chad has 12 years of experience in the environmental consulting field working as a client service manager for solid waste companies, chemical manufacturing plants, agricultural co-operatives, municipalities, and state agencies, where he provided solutions to complex regulatory problems. His experience includes RCRA permitting and compliance, groundwater investigation and remediation involving multiple responsible parties and contaminants. Chad has extensive UIC permitting and regulatory compliance experience with Class I, II, III, and V facilities, relating to porosity/depleted formation gas storage, industrial/ produced water disposal, LPG storage facilities, solution mined salt production, and innovative solution mined salt cavern beneficial re-use stabilization projects. Chad is actively involved with the National Groundwater Association and the Groundwater Protection Council, where he has given presentations related to UIC projects in Kansas and Illinois; and is a former Board of Director for the Kansas Ground Water Association.
MICHAEL D. WRIGHT, MPH
DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE
Michael has over 35 years of technical, project and program management experience in the environmental field. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor Degree in Zoology and a Master Degree from the University of Oklahoma in Public Health with an emphasis in Environmental Health. He worked for the Tulsa City County Health Department for 13 years as Manager of the Water Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Program. He was also a member of the Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team during that time. He has been in the environmental consulting industry since 1990 where he has supported oil and gas, aviation, agrichemical and numerous other industries with their most challenging environmental compliance issues.