Jeffrey A. Adams

Jeffrey A. Adams

Jeffrey A. Adams, PhD, PE is an associate with San Ramon, California-based ENGEO Incorporated. He provides development-related consulting services for a variety of public and private clients, including applications in geotechnical and environmental engineering. Dr. Adams advises clients on a range of technical and regulatory compliance issues, including geotechnical and environmental mitigation, phase I and phase II environmental site assessments, environmental remediation projects, and Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) formation. His research interests include innovative environmental remediation technologies, green and sustainable remediation (GSR) applications, and contributions to emerging public/private financial mechanisms to mitigate flood-related losses. He has co-authored a number of Brownfield and environmental remediation-related academic papers that have been presented worldwide and published in a diverse group of academic and professional journals, and he has contributed to several handbooks, textbooks, and instructional materials covering a range of topics. Dr. Adams has contributed to a wide range of remediation and development projects in high-density and low-density urban and suburban settings redeveloped for a variety of uses. Dr. Adams is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of California and a Certified Environmental Manager in the State of Nevada. He received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Additionally, he received his MBA with concentrations in finance and real estate from the University of Washington.

Sustainable Remediation of Contaminated Sites

Sustainable Remediation of Contaminated Sites
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Krishna Reddy
Jeffrey Adams

This book presents a holistic approach to remediation that considers ancillary environmental impacts and aims to optimize net effects to the environment. It addresses a broad range of environmental, social, and economic impacts during all remediation phases, and achieves remedial goals through more efficient, sustainable strategies that conserve resources and protect air, water, and soil quality through reduced emissions and other waste burdens.