Environmental Experts Radio



Join Liberty Environmentals experts in discussing topics of current interest in the environmental field, as they affect business and industry. This podcast is an informative and engaging discussion about environmental challenges by specialists in environmental due diligence, site remediation, air quality, regulatory compliance, natural resources, and other areas.


  • Part 2: Building Communities Through Redevelopment and Environmental Design

    15/07/2021 Duración: 17min

    In the second episode of this two-part series, developer Alan Shuman of Shuman Development visits Dave Coyne in the EER Studio to discuss how he leverages funding sources through education and innovation to redevelop properties in one of America's great industrial towns.

  • Building Communities Through Redevelopment and Environmental Design

    07/07/2021 Duración: 33min

    In this two-part series, developer Alan Shuman visits Dave Coyne in the EER Studio to discuss how he is using informed environmental management, innovative funding strategies, and his passion for history to rebuild communities in one of America’s great industrial towns.

  • The ‘Power’ of Environmental Stewardship: Clean Energy Funding for Businesses

    15/06/2021 Duración: 37min

    Shannon Crooker of the Sustainable Energy Fund joins Host Dave Coyne for a discussion on how the goals of energy efficiency, diversity and sustainability are finally being made real for businesses by the Fund’s innovative financing tools and support programs.  Shannon shares her background and passion for environmental stewardship, and describes the groundbreaking C-PACE funding program, which has opened up opportunities for businesses of all types across the US to promote energy sustainability in their operations – and save money at the same time.

  • Legal Nature, Part 2: Issues and Challenges for Environmental Law in the 2020s

    31/05/2021 Duración: 27min

    In the second installment of a two-part series, Dave Coyne and his guest Scott Dismukes, Esq. continue their discussion on the current state and future of environmental law.  We explore the most relevant issues facing the environmental fields in the coming decade, including the state of natural gas development, environmental issues in the energy sector, greenhouse gases and sustainability concepts, and air toxics.   

  • Legal Nature, Part 1: Perspectives of An Environmental Attorney

    13/05/2021 Duración: 43min

    In this first installment of a two-part series, Dave Coyne is joined by Scott Dismukes, Esq., co-chair of the Energy Group and member of the Environmental Group at the law firm of Eckert Seamans. Scott and Dave discuss the regulatory foundations supporting the field of environmental law, and Scott’s personal journey from professional cyclist to agency counsel to private-sector attorney.  Dave and Scott also share their perspectives on how the role of environmental consultants and attorneys has evolved over the past 30 years.

  • Developing with the Environment in Mind: A Constructors’ Perspective

    29/04/2021 Duración: 28min

    Host Dave Coyne gains a construction industry experts’ perspective on environmental management from Bill Sutton, Vice President at RS Mowery.  Dave and Bill discuss the ways in which leading site development and design-build firms like Mowery have integrated environmental data into their projects over the past decade.  We explore how this environmental information has evolved from an early-phase checklist item to a key component of a constructors’ practices, and an important component of their overall vision for smart development.  

  • Filling The Void: Soil Stabilization Strategies With Chris Sunday

    15/04/2021 Duración: 32min

    On Episode 25 of Environmental Experts Radio, Host Dave Coyne is joined by Chris Sunday of Utility Services Group, to discuss the ways in which unsuitable subsurface soil or geologic conditions are addressed using innovative and environmentally-friendly stabilization methods.  We explore problems ranging from common sinkhole-prone areas to more unique applications, and we learn from Chris how their advanced methods are being applied to support – pun intended! – a safer, more stable built environment.

  • Whales to Snails: Why Threatened and Endangered Species Matter in Environmental Management

    01/04/2021 Duración: 27min

    Host Dave Coyne is joined by Teresa Amitrone, one of the most respected wetlands biologists in the Mid-Atlantic United States.  We discuss the importance of threatened and endangered species protection in modern-day environmental management, and the unlikely champion of the 1970s-era legislation which gave rise to these statutory protections. 

  • Contain Yourself! An Engineers’ Perspective on Spill Prevention Planning

    18/03/2021 Duración: 28min

    In this episode of Environmental Experts Radio, Host Dave Coyne and Board-Certified Environmental Engineer Jim Cinelli take an in-depth look at the issue of spill prevention.  They discuss the laws which govern how chemicals and petroleum are stored and managed on industrial properties, and the ways that engineers like Jim implement measures to ensure that the environment  - and accordingly, the well-being of our communities – are protected. 

  • An Air Expert’s Look Forward: New Progress for a New Decade

    04/03/2021 Duración: 35min

    Episode 22 of Environmental Experts Radio features a discussion between Host Dave Coyne and Liberty Principal Gavin Biebuyck, an nationally-recognized air quality expert. Gavin discusses the current state of air regulations in the US, the recent challenges to the Clean Air Act, and the Act’s evolving role in addressing the environmental challenges facing the US and the world in the next 10 years.

  • The Donora Inversion and The Origins of the Clean Air Act

    18/02/2021 Duración: 29min

    In Episode 21 of Environmental Experts Radio, Host Dave Coyne is joined by Liberty Environmental Project Manager and resident ‘environmental historian’ Jon Wickstrom to discuss the tragic Donora Inversion of October 1948.  We explore how this incident – and others like it – led to the creation of the Clean Air Act and spurred the public’s growing awareness of clean air as a critically important resource.       

  • Energy Audits: Their Role in Sustainability for Businesses

    01/02/2021 Duración: 28min

    In Episode 20 of Environmental Experts Radio, Host Dave Coyne has an in-depth discussion with Marc Karell of Climate Change & Environmental Services, LLC (www.ccesworld.com) about the role of energy efficiency as part of the growing need for environmental sustainability in businesses.   Topics include the economic and regulatory drivers of increased energy efficiency, Marc’s methods in performing energy audits for owners and operators of industrial and commercial facilities, and the multiple positive effects of improved energy efficiency.    

  • Navigating A Quantum Leap In Industrial Real Estate

    21/01/2021 Duración: 17min

    In Episode 19 of Environmental Experts Radio, Host Dave Coyne sits down with Deb Heffner, an expert in the management of industrial real estate, for a discussion about how environmental professional services are meeting the needs of our real estate clients throughout its current ‘quantum leap’, driven by the new dominance of e-commerce and other factors.  

  • The Integrated Planning Model for Environmental and Engineering Design Services

    07/01/2021 Duración: 20min

    A look at how the integration of environmental planning and engineering design has become the "new normal" in land development. With a a focus on intermix of site cleanup in land planning and construction-phase permitting procedures, this episode will be particularly valuable for developers, civil engineers, landscape architects, land planners, and land development professionals working on redevelopment projects.

  • Storage Tank Management

    16/12/2020 Duración: 14min

    According to the Environmental Protection Agency, spills from leaking underground storage tanks are the largest single threat to groundwater quality in the United States. In this episode guest Zach Weaver, Professional Geologist at Liberty Environmental, talks about the rules for operators of regulated storage tanks, particularly as it relates to temporary tank closure.

  • Memoirs of an Environmental Health & Safety Manager

    07/08/2020 Duración: 12min

    For Episode 15 of Environmental Experts Radio we’re joined by Ty Wheeler, a Liberty Compliance Specialist and former EH&S Manager for a major US battery manufacturer. Ty shares his perspectives on the roles and responsibilities of this unique position and gives some practical advice for his industry colleagues on how to effectively retain and work with an environmental consultant.

  • Hazardous Wastes and their Regulations: How to Effectively Manage Both!

    31/07/2020 Duración: 25min

    On Episode 14 of Environmental Experts Radio, Host Dave Coyne and his guest Katie Cirone dive headlong - figuratively, not literally - into hazardous waste. As a Professional Engineer and consultant to industrial manufacturers across the US, Ms. Cirone provides us with a broad overview into the history and organization of RCRA, and offers her expert insights about how to effectively navigate what is often perceived as the industry’s most complex and confusing set of regulations.

  • Licensed Site Professional Programs: The Future of Environmental Consulting?

    14/03/2020 Duración: 22min

    In this episode of Environmental Experts Radio, we explore the successful and growing movement of state-supported Licensed Site Professional programs for environmental cleanup projects. Our guest Zach Weaver P.G., a Project Manager at Liberty Environmental Inc. and a Licensed Site Remediation Professional in New Jersey, offers his insights into the complexities and trends that are influencing this transformative way of providing professional environmental services to clients.

  • Let It Rain! An Experts' Insights on Stormwater Management

    05/12/2019 Duración: 28min

    In Episode 12 of Environmental Experts Radio, Host Dave Coyne is joined by Jim Cinelli, P.E., BCEE to discuss the management of stormwater as an environmental resource. We discuss the ways that industrial facilities can lower the risk of pollutant runoff through permitting programs and monitoring. We also look at stormwater from the perspective of environmental engineering, and talk about the best stormwater management designs during - and after - land development activities.

  • PFAS Compounds: Facing the Challenge of an Emerging Contaminant

    11/10/2019 Duración: 24min

    In the environmental industry, we like to deal in the known - but must occasionally face the unknown. In this episode of Environmental Experts Radio, Host David Coyne welcomes Dr. Karl Markiewicz of the ATSDR to discuss how a set of synthetic chemicals called PFAS has emerged as a pervasive contaminant that is creating unique new challenges to scientists and engineers. We discuss how experts are studying this new concern and are developing treatment solutions to protect both our environment and the public health.

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