Russell C. Baer

Principal Consultant / CHMM, LSRP / Newark


Mr. Baer is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager and a New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professional with over twenty-seven years of diverse experience involving the investigation and remediation of numerous contaminated sites under various state and federal regulatory programs. He also has extensive experience performing environmental assessments across the country, identifying environmental liabilities associated with property transfers and site development, and determining compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations.

Representative Engagements

  • Technical environmental consulting services to insurance companies and law firms
  • Claim support services
    • Soil and groundwater contaminant analysis including source and timing, and fate and transport
    • Reasonable and necessary cost assessments
    • Litigation and settlement negotiation
  • Preparing and evaluating remediation cost estimates
  • Facility compliance and permitting
  • Hazardous materials investigations (e.g., asbestos, lead, PCBs)


  • B.S. Biology – Pennsylvania State University
  • Licensed Site Remediation Professional, State of New Jersey
  • Institute of Hazardous Materials Management, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Subsurface Evaluator
  • National Registry of Environmental Professionals - Certified Environmental Auditor
  • Certified New York/AHERA Accredited Asbestos Inspector
  • Certified New York/AHERA Accredited Asbestos Management Planner
  • Certified AHERA Accredited Asbestos Project Designer
  • EPA/NY Certified Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor
  • New Jersey Certified Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor