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Environmental Assessment & Remediation Expert Jim Twiford Joins Cardno’s Petaluma Office

Parul Dubey on September 11, 2018 - in News, People

PETALUMA, CA – Cardno, Inc., is pleased to announce that Jim Twiford, PE, has joined the firm as a Senior Technical Consultant in the company’s Petaluma, CA, USA office. Jim has more than 30 years of experience performing assessment and remediation of contaminated sites and providing environmental compliance for the National Environmental Protection Act and the California Environmental Quality Act.  


His specific project management expertise includes remediation, construction, risk assessment, wastewater treatment, hazardous materials, and regulatory closure. Jim has supported a number of large, complex projects across several sectors, including oil and gas, transportation, chemicals, and water/wastewater. This includes the excavation of more than 1,200 tons of petroleum-impacted soil from the shoreline of the active Fisherman’s Wharf area of San Francisco. Jim is the project manager and senior engineer for the assessment and remediation of a large former petroleum fuel terminal (40 acres) at the Port of Oakland within the active cargo berths.


He is a licensed professional chemical engineer in California and an active member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the UC Berkeley Alumni Association.


“Jim has successfully designed and executed the assessment and remediation of several very large, technically complex contaminated sites on the West Coast of the United States,” said Cardno Assessment & Remediation Business Leader Jim Chappell. “His vast experience and knowledge in the design and implementation of remediation at large complex projects will help clients create realistic end goals, reduce their costs, and achieve their site objectives.”


About Cardno: Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with specialist expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. Cardno’s team includes leading professionals who plan, design, manage and deliver sustainable projects and community programs. Cardno is an international company, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange [ASX: CDD]. www.cardno.com

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