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Remediation expert, Mehmet Pehlivan, joins Cardno’s Lake Forest office

Cardno is pleased to announce that Mehmet Pehlivan has joined the firm as a Senior Environmental Consultant in the company’s Lake Forest, CA., USA, office.

Mehmet has 36 years of consulting and industry experience in remediation hydrogeology, which includes work for defense and aerospace companies, refineries, oil and gas pipeline companies.

Mehmet’s previous work includes negotiating several site closures with regulatory agencies including the California Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) Central Valley, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Santa Ana Regions, and in Texas with TNRCC.

Mehmet Pehlivan - Senior Environmental Consultant

Mehmet Pehlivan

Before joining Cardno, Mehmet ran Bays Environmental Remediation Management, a California licensed general (A) and hazardous material removal (HAZ) and water well drilling (C57) contractor. As the principal hydrogeologist, Mehmet invented a two-phase extraction method and obtained a patent for VacCirc – vacuum driven in-well striping and recirculation method. He also implemented innovative remediation solutions at various sites improving effectiveness of remediation alternatives.

“We are excited to have Mehmet join our team at Cardno and tap into the wealth of knowledge and experience he has in our industry. Mehmet has 10 years of experience running his own business, which has included bringing in new work, growing existing work, and wearing many different hats, which is something we plan on continuing,” said Cardno Branch Manager Andy Nelson – Assessment & Remediation.

For more information contact:

Mehmet Pehlivan
Senior Environmental Consultant
Phone: +1-949-340-1024

Andy Nelson
Branch Manager
Phone: +1-805-947-5864

Nancy Cline
Vice President Marketing & Communications | Americas Region
Phone: +1-813-664-4500

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