Most commercial and industrial companies need assistance with maintaining environmental compliance with state and federal agencies. Leaaf provides full media compliance assistance and engineering capabilities, including:
Wastewater, drainage, green infrastructure and stormwater system design
Wastewater permitting, monitoring, reporting, training, inspection and agency negotiation assistance
Stormwater permitting, monitoring, reporting, training, inspection and SWPPP development
Air emission permitting, reporting, training, inspection and SOP development
Fuel, chemical, and used oil management and spill plan development along with inspection and training services
Environmental Compliance Services from Leaaf
Our goal at Leaaf is to assist facilities to obtain and remain in compliance, while reducing or eliminating excessive or unnecessary compliance requirements through recommended design and operations changes and best management practices. We seek to find ways to reduce compliance costs in a manner is beneficial to a facility’s profit activity.
Karen Irion, P.E. joined Leaaf in 2021 as a recognized national expert on storm water regulations and compliance.
Ms. Irion has over thirty-seven years of consulting experience in environmental and civil engineering. She specializes in full-facility compliance activities, including, water/wastewater design and permitting, air emission permitting and abatement design, storm water permitting with green building design and compliance, pollution prevention, waste minimization, solid/hazardous waste, drinking water and plumbing. She is a specialist in all areas of environmental regulation and agency negotiation. She has managed compliance and/or remediation projects in more than 20 states. She has also managed a variety of wastewater treatment plant design projects, both municipal and industrial, and has performed troubleshooting on several poorly operating wastewater plants at industrial facilities. She has performed significant work in all areas of environmental regulation, including green building design, RCRA, Superfund, SARA, EPCRA, TSCA, NPDES, and Air programs in all environmental media.
Diana Muñoz is an environmental engineer who joined Leaaf at the beginning of 2022, right after graduating with her Master of Science in Engineering from the University of New Orleans. She will be working in the recently created Engineering and Compliance Division.
Originally from Colombia, Diana moved to the United States back in 2013 to start her undergraduate studies at Gannon University in Erie PA, where she was also a part of the University’s golf team all 4 years. She then lived in Richmond VA for about 3 years and at the time she worked for Henrico County in the Public Works Department, mostly reviewing stormwater Best Management Practice (BMP) certifications and construction record drawings to comply with Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) regulations.
Diana was also able to obtain a Master in Sustainable Design Certificate and Bioclimatic Architecture from the University of Barcelona in 2019.
In her free time, Diana enjoys being outdoors, attending sporting events, watching TV or reading a good book, and golfing.