The Mill Creek Environmental Team

Mill Creek Environmental employs environmental professionals including geologists, hydrologists, engineers, biologist, and environmental scientists to assist with your project needs. 

Richard Fanning, President

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Rich Fanning has over 30 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, Hazardous Waste Handing and Project Management.

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Dan Centofanti, PG Vice President

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Mr. Centofanti has over 25 years experience conducting and directing environmental site investigations and remediation actions for a wide variety of property types, including petroleum facilities, dry cleaners, landfills, industrial facilities, hazardous waste handling operations, waste disposal sites, and many others. He has spent the past 18 years as Technical Director of Mill Creek Environmental (MCE). His duties at MCE include directing a team of 10-15 project professionals and he has managed and reviewed thousands of project reports and technical designs for commercial, industrial, government, and residential clients. His responsibilities have included all aspects of project execution, proposal and budget preparation, management, technical direction of project staff, procurement and management of subcontractors, and regulatory communications.

Areas of Expertise

  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Phase II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Level 3 and 4 Soil Surveys
  • Commercial Septic System Designs
  • Groundwater Monitoring and Remediation
  • Hazardous Site Assessment and Remediation
  • Soil Sampling and Classification
  • Underground Storage Tank Closures
  • Brownfield Redevelopment Sites

Education

Bachelors of Science:  Environmental Geology/ Minor in Chemistry
Georgia State University

Jake Irwin, Operations Manager

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MR. IRWIN JOINED MILL CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL  (MCE) IN DECEMBER 1999 TO WORK AS A PROJECT MANAGER. HIS RESPONSIBILITIES WITH MCE HAVE INCLUDED CONTRACTOR OVERSIGHT, CLIENT SERVICES, DATA MANAGEMENT AND EVALUATION, WORK PLAN DEVELOPMENT, AND REGULATORY AGENCY COORDINATION. IN HIS CURRENT ROLE AS OPERATIONS MANAGER, HE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PLANNING, STAFFING, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF MCE PROJECTS WHICH INCLUDE FACILITY INSPECTIONS, SITE ASSESSMENTS, SPILL RESPONSE AND CORRECTIVE ACTION PLANNING, REMEDIATION SYSTEM OPERATION, LONG-TERM SITE MONITORING AND REPORTING, STORM WATER, SURFACE WATER, AND GROUNDWATER MONITORING PROGRAMS, EROSION CONTROL PLANNING AND INSPECTIONS, AND PROPERTY TRANSACTION SCREENING. MR. IRWIN IS ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING AND IS A FREQUENT ATTENDEE OF CONFERENCES, TRADESHOWS, AND SEMINARS WHICH OFFER OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION AND SHOWCASE NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND TRENDS IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING INDUSTRY.

Areas of Expertise

  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Phase II Subsurface Investigations
  • Underground Storage Tank Compliance Audits, Closure, & Corrective Action Planning.
  • HSRA Release Notification, Compliance Status Reporting, and Corrective Action Planning
  • Solid Waste Permitting, Compliance Monitoring, and Corrective Action Planning
  • MPDES Permitting (Industrial, Storm Water, and Construction)/ SWP3 Preparation
  • Erosion Control Planning and Oversight
  • Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Planning
  • NAPL Recovery, Soil Vapor Extraction, Enhanced Bioremediation, and Natural Attenuation Planning, Demonstration, and Implementation
  • Aquifer Testing, Stream Flow Assessment, Hydrological Studies

Education

Bachelor of Science, Recreation Studies, Ohio University

Master of Science, Administration of Public Recreation, Ohio University

Certfications and Training:

• ASTM E 1527-05 “ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONAL”
• GSWCC LEVEL II ESPCP PLAN REVIEWER CERTIFICATION
• 40-HOUR HAZWOPER CERTIFICATION
• CONFINED SPACE AWARENESS TRAINING
• FAMILIARITY WITH USDA AND USCS SOIL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS

• FAMILIARITY WITH USEPA EISOPQAM, SESD FIELD BRANCHES QUALITY SYSTEM AND TECHNICAL PROCEDURES, AND SW-846 GUIDANCE
• EXPERTISE WITH A VARIETY OF DESKTOP COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEMS, COMMON OFFICE SOFTWARE, AND SPECIALIZED SOFTWARE PACKAGES INCLUDING AUTOCAD, CHEMSTAT, AQTESOLV, AND A VARIETY OF CONTAMINANT FATE-AND-TRANSPORT MODELS.