About Us

About Trident Environmental

Trident Environmental has an experienced staff of environmental scientists, biologists, geologists, engineers, Licensed Site Remediation Professionals, GIS professionals, planners and landscape architects. Trident routinely provides on-time and cost effective environmental consulting and remediation services from our centrally located office in Toms River, New Jersey. Since its establishment in 2000, Trident has completed several thousand projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the country.

Trident offers a full range of environmental
consulting, remediation, and planning services
that concentrate on the following areas:

OUR MISSION

Trident Environmental is committed to providing our clients with the highest standards of quality and performance at a competitive cost. Through our broad-based experience and technical expertise, we promise to deliver practical solutions to oftentimes complicated environmental liabilities. We believe that constantly updating our technical knowledge of ever-changing environmental regulations and policies enables us to deliver the most reliable advice and predictable outcomes to our clients.

Our services are vital to residential, commercial, and industrial planning and remediation

Our Leadership Team

Bill Schmitt - Director of Environmental Services

Bill Schmitt, M.S., LSRP

Director of Environmental Services

Bill currently directs the firm’s environmental services in the Toms River, NJ office. In that capacity, he directs and coordinates project personnel during the execution of the firm’s environmental work, which includes providing senior technical oversight, developing investigation and remediation strategies, conducting proper due diligence environmental site assessments, reviewing and editing client and regulatory reports, assessing remediation designs, managing and removing underground storage tanks, as well as reviewing field and lab analysis of soil, groundwater, surface water and sediment. He also provides LSRP services for the firm’s clients.

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Bill has completed a wide range of site investigations and remediations involving contaminated soil, groundwater, surface water and air. He has demonstrated experience in investigating and remediating petroleum hydrocarbons, heavy metals and chlorinated solvent impacts at landfills, defense facilities, industrial plants, commercial properties and residential sites. In addition, Bill has directed numerous bioremediation and chemical oxidation remediations, has designed and managed a variety of groundwater plume delineations and vapor intrusion surveys, and has directed the cleanup of historic pesticide impacted sites.

Bill also has extensive experience working with insurance carriers, their insureds and counsel on matters involving claim causation and origin, loss allocation and subrogation as well as remediation and regulatory compliance. He has assessed cleanup strategies, negotiated investigation and remediation agreements with regulators and developed technical proposals. He is a court-admitted expert and has provided testimony at trial.

Bill received a B.S. Degree in Environmental Science from the University of Delaware in 2000 and an M.S. in Environmental Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2008. He is a Licensed Site Remediation Professional in the State of New Jersey and has received government certificates in Emergency Management, Hazardous Materials Operations and First Responder activities.

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Kyle Weise - Director of Land Use Services

Kyle Weise

Director of Land Use Services

Kyle directs the firm’s Land Use services, and in that capacity he prepares and executes environmental reports, land use permits, as well as environmental site investigations and assessments. Kyle is an expert in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Coastal Zone Management Rules, Freshwater Wetland Protection Act Rules and Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules.

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Kyle has prepared and received approval for hundreds of applications submitted to the NJDEP, Pinelands Commission and United States Army Corps of Engineers for Freshwater Wetlands, CAFRA, Waterfront Development, Tidelands and Flood Hazard. He also prepares Environmental Impact Statements (E.I.S.) for local Township Approval and has provided expert testimony to municipal boards and environmental commissions. Kyle is an experienced wetlands scientist who has performed numerous wetland delineations and has designed and received regulatory approval for wetland mitigation sites and banks throughout New Jersey.

Kyle has conducted numerous threatened/endangered species surveys for Bog Turtles, Northern Pine Snakes, Barred Owls, Red Shouldered Hawks and Indiana Bats in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. These activities include direct visual surveys as well as the implementation of various trapping methods in a variety of habitats and radio-telemetry projects.

Additionally, Kyle is well versed in geographical information systems (GIS), habitat assessments, ecological evaluations, wildlife surveys, laboratory testing and analysis, soil sampling and characterization, wetland delineation and mitigation, and river, pond and sediment sampling.

Kyle received a B.S. Degree in Environmental Science from the Western New England College in 2002.

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We recently engaged Trident for Bank due-diligence on two complicated projects. Trident responded with solutions, not open-ended questions. They tackled all environmental issues with ease, and our Bank now has two new clients.Andrew M., Banking Professional