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Russell Short, CFP, Nationally Recognized Sediment Expert, Joins EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.

Russell Short, CFP, Nationally Recognized Sediment Expert, Joins EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.

Hunt Valley, Maryland  (9 August 2013)—EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (EA), a leading provider of interdisciplinary environmental services, is pleased to announce that Russell (Russ) Short, CFP, has joined the firm as a National Service Line Program Manager. In his new role, Russ will be responsible for providing technical direction on EA’s most complex sediment investigation and remediation projects and for strategically developing new business opportunities.

“Working with both private industry and government agencies, Russ’ portfolio of successfully completed projects is testament to his ability to develop innovative solutions to address the environmental issues associated with contaminated sediments throughout the United States,” said Ian MacFarlane, EA’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Russ brings a unique perspective and extensive knowledge of contaminated sediment investigation and remediation to EA, and our clients will benefit from his experience and expertise.”

A highly regarded environmental scientist with over 30 years of experience, Mr. Short has specialized expertise with National Environmental Policy Act consulting, groundwater and surface water assessments, identification of contaminated groundwater seeps, and application of innovative technologies. He has worked on projects for the petroleum and chemical industries; the U.S. Department of Defense; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and local and regional governments in the Great Lakes Region, northeast and southern United States, Alaska, and the Caribbean.

A frequent speaker on contaminated sediment issues, Mr. Short has made numerous presentations at prominent national and international conferences, as well as workshops sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Heavily involved in the industry, he actively participates in the contaminated sediment committee for the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council and the Sediment Management Work Group. Mr. Short earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in marine science from the College of William and Mary. He is a Certified Fisheries Professional through the American Fisheries Society.

About EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.

EA provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, EA employs more than 400 professionals through a network of 22 offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 39 years, EA has earned an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources. For more information about EA, visit www.eaest.com.