CEA’s New Ownership

Joseph S. Campisi, environmental consultingIn July 2016, CEA Inc. was acquired by Joseph S. Campisi. Mr. Campisi has 30 years of experience in the environmental field, and over 20 years P&L responsibility in the environmental consulting industry. Mr. Campisi is a technical expert in contaminant hydrogeology, with expertise interpreting complex subsurface conditions, evaluating and choosing remedial technologies and ultimately executing the remedy/corrective measures.  Mr. Campisi has a demonstrated track record of conceptualizing innovative solutions for contaminated properties, enabling efficient pursuit of site closure and/or redevelopment. Mr. Campisi also has a comprehensive background in the environmental industry with experience in due diligence, environmental compliance, EH&S auditing, EMS, air quality issues, hazardous waste projects (CERCLA and RCRA), solid and hazardous waste permitting and corrective action, wastewater permitting/conceptual design, engineering feasibility studies, remedial design, and implementation of remedial construction projects.

Mr. Campisi has a BS in Earth Sciences (Geology) from The Pennsylvania State University, a Masters in Geological Sciences from the Binghamton University and an MBA from Loyola University at Chicago.


CEA has opened a new office in Colchester, CT in order to better serve our existing clients in Southern New England and also to increase our ability to attract new clients from the area.    Mr. Garry Van Heest, CEA’s new Director of Business development will be leading the new CT operation and helping CEA expand business throughout Southern New England. Mr. Van Heest is an environmental professional with more than 30 years of experience in the environmental field, including significant experience in the oil & gas industry, the power industry, manufacturing and environmental consulting.  More information on the new office will be posted as it becomes available.


DEP Personnel Training Services

On October 19, 2016, CEA was awarded a Contract to provide Training Services to MassDEP Personnel.  The 5-year contract allows CEA to provide training services to MassDEP personnel in the following areas:

  • Safety and Health (29 CFR 1910 and 29 CFR 1926)
  • Confined Space Awareness
  • Hazard Communication
  • Permit-Required Confined Space Entry and Rescue
  • Respiratory Protection and fit testing
  • HAZWOPER (29 CFR 1910.120)
  • 40 Hour and 24 Hour HAZWOPER Certification
  • 8 Hour HAZWOPER Annual Refresher Certification
  • HAZWOPER Site Supervisor


CEA is currently reaching out to owners and operators of facilities who continue to have one or more single-walled steel underground storage tanks (USTs) on their premises with the intention of assisting such owners and operators in complying with several important upcoming MassDEP deadlines.  More specifically, MassDEP’s UST regulation (310 CMR 8015) requires that all single-walled steel tanks must be removed or permanently close-in-place by August 7, 2017.  CEA can assist these UST owners in determining the best solution for removal or replacement, and can also advise on the best solutions for UST-impacted media.