JAMES G. D. PEALE, RG, LHG
Master of Science in Environmental Science, Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology
Bachelor of Arts in Geology, Vassar College
Geologist, Oregon, No. G1875
Hydrogeologist, Washington, No. 1739
Mr. Peale has over 19 years of experience as a hydrogeologist in the environmental field. He has held a variety of positions at all levels of project management and responsibility, including profit and loss control for projects of over $10 million in revenue. His areas of technical expertise include investigation, assessment, remediation, and closure of impacted sites; contaminant fate and transport and groundwater modeling; statistical analysis of soil and groundwater data; and forensic evaluation in the context of allocation of liability. As a hydrogeologist and manager, Mr. Peale is responsible for developing and implementing scopes of work; identifying and evaluating cost saving, innovative investigation and remediation technologies; supervising and mentoring field and technical staff; designing project management plans; developing project budgets and cost projections; and conducting regulatory negotiations. Mr. Peale serves as a technical and strategic resource for review and quality control of documents produced for a variety of MFA clients. He has also provided expert testimony in support of multiparty environmental litigation and allocation of environmental liability.