Beau Hodge is a Principal Geologist based in North Carolina with more than 25 years of experience focused on environmental site investigation and remediation with a focus on recalcitrant compounds including chlorinated solvents, creosote, and coal tars. He is a professional geologist with expertise in developing assessment, remediation, and closure strategies.
Beau is a Registered Site Manager under the North Carolina Registered Environmental Consultant Program, the voluntary remediation program for hazardous waste sites in North Carolina.
Prior to joining Geosyntec, Beau led the thermal modeling and simulations team at a large, multinational consulting firm. Beau's expertise also extends to the assessment and remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons, having managed complex projects at more than 200 retail, terminal, pipeline, and refinery sites in his career.
Beau has worked at hazardous waste sites, former wood treating sites, manufactured gas plant sites, and other industrial facilities throughout North America and in Japan. His technical expertise includes high resolution site characterization and the design, implementation and operation of in situ chemical oxidation, in situ chemical reduction, bioremediation, and thermal remediation in both porous and fractured media. Beau also has extensive experience with the assessment and mitigation of vapor intrusion impacts.
Complimenting Beau's site assessment and remediation expertise is his success at guiding industrial clients through the challenges of new capital projects, including site selection, due diligence, environmental risk management, stormwater and wastewater permitting, and process risk management. He has experience managing multiple stakeholders in the legal and regulatory arenas. Beau has led efforts at five former wood treating sites that are on the National Priorities List (NPL), as well helped design remediation solutions for more than 20 sites impacted by chlorinated solvents in the Southeast.