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Do’s & Don’ts of Transactional Due Diligence – 2021 CEC Solid Waste Webinar Series

August 24, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT


Presented by Adam Mehevec, Tony Pelletier, and Ryan Dunning

This presentation will cover CEC’s process for evaluating the environmental liability, operational conditions, and financial viability of potential acquisitions of hauling companies, transfer stations, MRFs, and landfills. We will also cover the post-transaction activities such as permit transfers, modifications, and life of site infrastructure budgeting, which CEC can assist with. 

Featured Speakers

Adam Mehevec, P.E.


Adam Mehevec
Tony Pelletier, P.E.


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Mr. Pelletier has more than 24 years of experience in solid waste engineering and environmental management. Over the course of his career, Mr. Pelletier has held senior technical and managerial positions with both solid waste management companies and environmental consultants. He spent 13 years of his career working for large and mid-size solid waste hauling and disposal companies in various engineering roles. He also held senior leadership roles in several consulting firms and a construction company and was responsible for day to day operations. Throughout his career, Mr. Pelletier has managed personnel and provided direction for siting, zoning, permitting, construction, operation, and environmental compliance of solid waste management facilities, including solid waste landfills, hauling companies, transfer stations, and material recovery facilities. Project types included but were not limited to landfill expansions, earthwork and infrastructure development, leachate management, landfill gas extraction systems, gas-to-energy permitting and construction, final closure construction, post-closure maintenance, and environmental remediation projects.
Ryan Dunning

Vice President

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Ryan Dunning
Mr. Dunning is a Principal Geologist with 26 years of experience in matters involving environmental and earth science. Mr. Dunning is responsible for technical program development and management, QA/QC technical review, technical staff training and administration, cost and schedule control, and client development and relations. He is experienced in environmental due diligence, due care, petroleum and industrial site investigation and remediation, UST management and corrective action, asbestos management, regulatory compliance and permitting, and facility decommissioning.  Additionally, Mr. Dunning has extensive experience associated with environmental real estate issues and brownfield redevelopment. He managed and performed numerous development feasibility studies for various clients including a national grocery store chain, developers, and property owners.  The studies included reviewing zoning code requirements, site plan submittal schedule and provisions, costs associated with various municipal regulations and utilities connections, meetings with municipal planners and officials, and numerous other development related issues. Mr. Dunning managed and performed hundreds of Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) across the country and in Canada for a variety of clients, including real estate developers, lending institutions, manufacturers, and utilities.  Activities included proposal and report preparation, site reconnaissance, historical and regulatory research, and technical/quality review. Mr. Dunning managed and performed of numerous asbestos building inspections for a variety of clients, including real estate developers, construction and demolition companies, lending institutions, and individual property owners.  When necessary for renovation or demolition purposes, oversight and management of abatement activities have been completed as well. He has managed underground storage tank removal and remediation projects for various petroleum and commercial companies at filling stations, bulk fuel plants, and commercial/industrial sites. Specific duties included work plan preparation, supervision and coordination of installation, removal, and remediation activities, coordination of numerous waste streams, verification sampling, and regulatory reporting, permitting, and communication. Mr. Dunning also has experience with hollow stem, rotary, sonic, and core drilling equipment; direct push sampling rigs; soil, soil gas, and groundwater sampling methods; data loggers for single and multiple well aquifer testing; aquifer performance analysis; groundwater modeling; ground penetrating radar; electromagnetic geophysical survey equipment; and laser induced fluorescence equipment.


August 24, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Event Category:


Online Webinar
United States