Mark F. Sweet, P.G., P.L.S.
President
30+ Years Experience
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Mr. Sweet has accrued 30+ years of experience in the consulting field, with 30 years of extensive experience working with contaminated sites. He has performed many environmental assessments and prepared numerous remedial action plans on a variety of sites for private and corporate clients, including several major oil companies.

At Shield, Mr. Sweet serves as President and manager of the UST program, where he supervises a staff of 4 project managers. His broad background includes environmental consulting, surveying, and performing complex remediation. In addition, his experience includes technical problem solving, project bidding, estimating, contractual negotiations, and has an excellent reputation within the regulatory and financial reimbursement communities.


Education

B. S. Geology, Eastern Kentucky University/1982
B. A. Anthropology, Minor in Archeology, Eastern Kentucky University/2009


Registrations

Registered Land Surveyor in Kentucky
Registered Professional Geologist in KY, IN, TN, and SC
Certified Monitoring Well Installer in KY
AIPG Certified CPG


Affiliations

Member of NGWA , AIPG, GSK
Adjunct Faculty of Union College, 1986

Kentucky Water Well Certification Board 1999-2011
KY Petroleum Marketers Association Board Member 2005-Present

KPMA RTAC Chairman 2013-Present
Executive Committee Officer, KY Section AIPG, 1997-2001, 2016-Present

KY Geologists Board of Registration 2017-Present

Member, EKU Science Department Dean's Development Cabinet 2018

 

Project-Related Experience


Thorntons Inc. – Project Director oversees environmental compliance, UST removals, and remediation on approximately 50 sites in KY, IL, OH, IN, and CT.


Chevron, Inc. – Project Manager responsible for directing UST removals, site investigations, and corrective action on approximately 25 sites in KY, IN, and OH.


Speedway SuperAmerica LLC (Emro Marketing) – Project Manager responsible for UST removals, site investigations, and corrective action on approximately 40 sites in KY.


Dairy Mart – Project Manager responsible for directing UST compliance and remediation on approximately 30 sites in KY and IN.

 

BP Oil – Project Manager responsible for UST removals, site investigations and remediation on approximately 25 sites in KY and TN.


Ashland Petroleum Company – Project Manager responsible for directing UST removals, site investigations, and corrective action on approximately 30 sites in KY.

 

Responsible for coal mine exploration and permitting activities. Supervised drilling crew’s activities in Kentucky and Tennessee. Duties included design and implementation of exploration programs, maintaining geologic database, preparation of reserve reports, pre-mining inventory and evaluation of aquifers, design and implementation of groundwater and surface water monitoring programs, and management of various environmental concerns.

 

Responsible for assimilation of pre-mining data for small coal mine operator permits in Eastern and Western Kentucky. Supervised monitoring well installations and coal prospecting.

Shield Environmental Associates, Inc.

948 Floyd Drive 

Lexington, KY 40505

dow_porter@shieldmw.com

(859) 294-5155

12600 Townepark Way 

Louisville, KY 40243

mark_saliga@shieldmw.com

(502) 493-0305