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Enviroscience Consultants, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm specializing in asbestos, environmental remediation, lead related issues, indoor air quality (including New York State licensed mold inspections), subsurface investigations, construction inspection and testing services, occupational training and industrial hygiene. Established in 1998 by professionals with over 80 years of combined experience, our goal is to provide cost effective solutions and support to our clients throughout New York State.
Mr. Neuschwender is President of Enviroscience Consultants, Inc. His main responsibilities include business development, oversight of all corporate activities and services, indoor air quality investigations (including mold contamination), and asbestos training. He is also the Director for all laboratory and training certifications and accreditations held by the firm, including the EPA National Voluntary Laboratory Approval Program, New York State Department of Health and American Industrial Hygiene Association PAT Program. He is responsible for ensuring the quality and accuracy of all results reported by the laboratory to our clients, and for the technical accuracy of the standard operating procedures. Prior to forming Enviroscience Consultants, he was Chief Operating Officer of Windswept Environmental Group, Inc., a publicly-held environmental company, and a principal in the firm of North Atlantic Laboratories, Inc.
Mr. Neuschwender is a licensed Professional Geologist in the states of New York and Tennessee.
He is the course director and instructor approved to teach asbestos courses for inspector, management planner, air sampling technician, project monitor designer, handler and supervisor. He is also the course director and instructor approved to teach mold courses for assessor, remediator and abatement worker. He also has extensive experience in the fields of asbestos, environmental investigations and remediations, lead paint and indoor air quality investigations. He has developed plans and specifications for clients as diverse as the US Army Corp of Engineers, Federal Aviation Administration, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, Town of Islip, school districts, and large and small commercial companies. He has reviewed and developed management plans for over 200 school districts as required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA).
Mr. Neuschwender is responsible for all indoor air quality investigations and industrial hygiene services. His experience includes evaluation of microbial contamination in 100’s of indoor environments, including commercial and residential properties, evaluation of air flow and ventilation, chemical contaminants, respirator fit tests, OSHA compliance programs, and risk assessments and exposure potential measurements.
Mr. Gallagher is Director of Environmental Engineering at Enviroscience Consultants. He is responsible for all inspection and design services in the field of asbestos and environmental remediation. His experience includes the management of underground storage tanks; hazardous waste identification, handling and disposal; asbestos abatement design, inspection and disposal; and environmental site assessments, including Phase I and Phase II investigations. Prior to joining Enviroscience Consultants, Mr. Gallagher was a department manager at North Atlantic Laboratories, Inc., and an Environmental Engineer with Northrop Grumman’s Environmental Technology & Compliance Department.
Mr. Kluender is the principal analyst with experience in the identification of asbestos using polarized light microscopy with dispersion staining (PLM/DS) and the determination of airborne fiber concentrations using Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM). He is responsible for maintaining the quality control/quality assurance (QC/QA) program, analyst training program, and sample record keeping. As a result of Mr. Kluender’s efforts, Enviroscience Consultants has consistently scored the maximum attainable results for all government Proficiency Testing Programs. Mr. Kluender also is a Project Manager in the Field Services Department.
Mr. Driscoll is Director of Asbestos Inspection and Sampling services at Enviroscience Consultants, Inc. His responsibilities include development of inspection protocols, sampling methodologies and report content. He has worked extensively in the commercial and public sectors, including over 75 school districts, the World Trade Center, Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports, and the New York and American Stock Exchanges.
Ms. Birbiglia is Director of Business Development, with more than 20 years’ management experience in the public sector, most recently serving as Deputy Commissioner of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs for the Town of Islip. Prior to Islip Town, Birbiglia served as Deputy Commissioner of Planning, Engineering and Environmental Protection for the Town of Brookhaven.
Ms. Birbiglia is a New York native, has a BA in English from Dowling College, and has served on several Board’s for various non-profit organizations. She won a NYS Journalism Award for investigative reporting and successfully ran a $100 million Open Space/Environmental Bond campaign for the Town of Brookhaven in 2003.
Mr. Detweiler is Manager of Laboratory Services, including Polarized Light Microscopy, Phase Contrast Microscopy and Transmission Electron Microscopy services. He is responsible for all Quality Control/Quality Assurance in results reporting, data accuracy and analyst precision.