August, 2010 through the Present
Voltaggio Consulting, through its affiliation with
Dawson and Associates, has been assisting a Potentially
Responsible Party (PRP) group in interacting with a USEPA regional
office by providing guidance and suggestions for getting to a win-win
solution with the agency for a major Superfund site in New
Jersey. This scope of the projected cleanup for this site exceeds
a billion dollars and there are scores of PRPs.
Spring and Summer, 2011
Voltaggio Consulting, along with other national
experts in homeland security, was retained by the Weapons of Mass
Destruction (WMD) Center, a not-for-profit organization in Washington,
DC, to assess the state of readiness for a large-scale biological
attack on the United States.
Summer of 2010 through the Present
Voltaggio Consulting affiliated itself with Dawson and Associates, a
government relations firm in Washington DC, to provide consulting
services in Superfund and other EPA related matters.
Consulting was retained by a law firm to perform "expert witness"
services for a PRP at a site in New York State. The scope
this work consisted of providing expert opinions on the effect of HRS
Voltaggio Consulting assisted a Potentially Responsible
Party (PRP) group in interacting with a USEPA regional office by
providing guidance and suggestions for getting to a win-win solution
with the agency for a Superfund site in the Middle Atlantic region of
Spring, 2009 through the Present
Voltaggio Consulting was retained by four separate law
firms to perform "expert witness" services for four different pieces of
environmental litigation. All four of these cases involve alleged
irresponsible environmental behavior by the defendants. Voltaggio
Consulting provided expert opinions regarding defendants' conduct in
support of these cases.
Voltaggio Consulting was requested by the International
Finance Corporation (a member of the World Bank Group) to provide
expert consultation to the Government of China regarding the
development of hazardous site cleanup programs. A visit was made to
Nanjing, China and meetings were held with top technical personnel from
industry, government and NGOs.
Thomas Voltaggio was nominated by New Jersey
Governor Jon Corzine to membership on the New Jersey Tidelands Resource
Council in 2007. In December, the New Jersey Senate confirmed the
nomination and in February, 2008 he was appointed to the
Council. The Council makes decisions regarding riparian
The company has passed its second anniversary and revenues have doubled
over the first year. The client list keeps increasing and the
jobs are more varied. Three exciting new assignments best
describe the manner in which the company is growing. The first
was in the spring for a major Superfund Responsible Party that needed
assistance in achieving resolution with the USEPA. Voltaggio
Consulting was able to propose the path to resolution to the company
that resulted in a major agreement and initiation of a final remedy at
the site. Another client needed an expert witness for a major
state RCRA action. The third is the most interesting.
Voltaggio Consulting is being considered for a "Special Master"
position for the state court in a complex hazardous waste cleanup
action. Along with all this, the managment consulting facet
of Voltaggio Consulting has developed a significant amount of work for
the company, especially with the USEPA through work with the Federal
It's been a year since formation of the company and the client list has
hit ten, with two more imminent. Two of the newer clients have
taken the company into the direction of expert assistance for
management and organization of environmental regulatory agencies.
Another has utilized the company's expertise in homeland security to
assist them in developing training and reference materials for
preparation of response activities to large terrorism events.
Three more clients have signed on to Voltaggio
Consulting, including major environmental consultants and an
environmental firm which has requested the company principal to become
a member of their advisory board. Other areas of assistance include
environmental cleanup review at a controversial waste site and securing
large government contracts. Other clients are developing work plans for
potential future use of the company.
Voltaggio Consulting, LLC
opened for business on January 4, 2006. Within hours, an industrial
client needed assistance with a compliance problem. Services provided
included a detailed analysis and review of the situation, development
of recommendations to assure continued compliance and an analysis of
policy which resulted in a significant reduction of a proposed penalty.
Please email or call me at that time to see how I can
save you time and money with your environmental and homeland security