Andy Drake is a senior project manager for Handex. Andy serves as the lead Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) in Handex’s New Jersey office and was one of the first in New Jersey to receive LSRP approval. As an LSRP, Andy welcomes the opportunities to find and implement creative cost-effective remedial strategies beneficial to our clients. As Senior Project Manager, Andy leads Handex’s NE Consulting Group and serves as the primary point of contact for a number of clients.
Andy has 30 years of experience in the environmental industry. Andy has managed and supervised projects at a wide variety of sites, including industrial, commercial, residential, municipal and state facilities, involving a variety of contaminants including chlorinated solvents, petroleum products, PAH’s, metals and PCB’s. He has managed both individual sites and multi-site portfolios in NJ, PA and NY. Andy has experience in all project phases from the initial preliminary assessment and site investigation, through the remedial investigation and remedial action work plan, to implementation of the remedial action and issuing the remedial action report and response action outcome (RAO). As an LSRP, Andy has issued a number of RAOs, which are equivalent to the No Further Action (NFA) letter formerly issued by the NJDEP.
Andy obtained his Bachelor of Science in environmental science with a concentration in geology from Allegheny College. Andy is a member of the LSRP Association, and continues to attend various professional continuing education seminars and classes on a variety of developing LSRP topics.