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Environmental Compliance

Benchmark will meet any combination of a client's environmental objectives while maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Whether our environmental professionals are evaluating the compliance status of an industrial facility, quantifying environmental liabilities and risks, or Phase I Environmental Site Reviews, we put the client's needs first and are committed to no-nonsense, cost-effective strategies for achieving compliance, minimizing liabilities, and improving environmental performance. 

Benchmark is a WV Licensed Engineering Firm License Number C05077-00 with two Registered Professional Engineers-(PEs) on staff. Our Staff Member who supervises the environmental sampling holds the national certification as a Certified Environmental Sampler.

Environmental Compliance Expertise

  • Regulatory Compliance Audits

  • Permitting (Air, Water, Waste, Tanks), including:

    • Air NSR/Regulation 13 Permits & Permit Determinations

    • NPDES Individual & Multi-sector Permits

    • 404 Army Corps of Engineers Permits

    • 401 Certifications

  • Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments and Coordination

  • Environmental Contamination Assessment Plans & Response/Coordination

  • Process & Storm Water Treatment Systems Assessment

  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plan Assessment

  • Environmental Emergency Response Plan Assessment/Preparation

  • SARA Annual Tier II Inventory & Toxic Release Inventory

  • Green House Gas Reporting

  • DMR Preparation/Submittal

  • NPDES/DMR Training

  • Waste Determination, Profile Preparation Assistance

  • Compliance Management

  • Compliance Assistance

  • Corporate Audit Program Management

  • Negotiating with Regulators

  • Tort Support


Why use Benchmark for your environmental compliance needs?

  • Our professionals understand how actions impact long-term, sustainable improvements in environmental performance.

  • We have multi-regulatory program experience with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), multiple states, and local municipalities.

  • Team members have real-world experience and have served in top management and governmental positions such as in-house environmental engineer for a Fortune 500 chemical manufacturing plant and in-house environmental/production engineer for a Fortune 500 chemical manufacturing plant.

  • Experience working under Attorney-Client Work Privilege and managing sensitive client issues.

  • We emphasize understanding processes and client objectives.

  • Realization of both corporate and operating unit objectives and effectively communicating across lines by adapting to client culture.

To learn more about how the Benchmark team can assist your organization, please contact Daniel Arnold at or Joyce Gentry at

Environmental picture portraying Benchmark's committment to a healthy environment
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