Pete King is a Principal Engineer based in New England with more than 35 years of experience focused on the integration of environmental regulations and policies with his clients' industrial, institutional, and commercial business objectives, sometimes balancing the competing interests of a wide range of project stakeholders.
Pete provides clients solutions for water supply and treatment, site assessment, and remediation of soil, groundwater, and non-aqueous phase liquid (NAPL) remediation.
With particular expertise providing in situ biochemical treatment of metals in groundwater, Pete has experience on dozens of sites in North America. He has designed groundwater treatment systems ranging from nominal gallons per minute to 17 million gallons per day. His hands-on experience laid the foundation for his pragmatic approach to designing "operator- and maintenance-friendly" treatment systems.
As a consultant, Pete has a strong track record of serving as an effective advocate for his clients under various state programs, including the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) and the New Hampshire Administrative Rules. His experience includes site remediation and management under a variety of federal environmental regulations including the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA), and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). He has developed financial estimates for environmental compliance, remediation, and asset retirement, a valuable benefit for clients who desire environmental compliance within the structure of their business model. He is known as an effective communicator in a variety of settings from project teams to public involvement groups. He has provided expert testimony on a variety of remediation and water/wastewater treatment projects.
To advance the state of the practice, Pete serves on the Board of the New Hampshire chapters of the Environmental Business Council of New England and the American Council of Engineering Companies. As a past-president of the New Hampshire Society of Professional Engineers he aggressively promotes engineering ethics. He is a Licensed Site Professional in Massachusetts, allowing him to issue site remediation opinions for site activities and closure on behalf of his clients.