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Steve Reichow



Certified Environmental Auditor
Certified Dangerous Goods Professional
Certified Dangerous Goods Trainer
Certified Instructional Trainer


Environmental Studies Major, California State University, Sacramento
AS Environmental Technology, Cosumnes River College

About Steve Reichow

Steve Reichow has been an essential part of NES since 2005. He has extensive knowledge in characterizing, profiling, manifesting, managing, transporting, and treating hazardous waste. Steve has over 22 years of experience providing consulting and training services regarding hazardous waste management, treatment, transportation, and disposal on behalf of the government and private industry clients and has engaged in hazardous waste management and transportation audits for clients throughout California.

Steve is a Certified Environmental Auditor, Certified Dangerous Goods Professional, Certified Dangerous Goods Trainer, and Certified Instructional Trainer. Among his many achievements, Steve has developed instructor-led and web-based training programs on behalf of various California utility companies to satisfy California Code of Regulations, Title 22 and Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49 training requirements for employees responsible for managing and transporting hazardous waste. He has contributed to developing hazardous waste compliance manuals and procedures for large and small quantity generators concerning proper handling, transportation, and disposal procedures for self-generated hazardous waste.

Steve has also assisted numerous large and small quantity generators throughout California with identifying, managing, packaging, transporting, and disposing of their self-generated hazardous waste. He regularly performs environmental site assessments and prepares guidance documents for organizations seeking to maintain compliance with the multitude of regulations California businesses must adhere to. Further experience includes identifying, classifying, profiling, and manifesting hazardous waste for various remediation projects.

Before NES, Steve developed his practical proficiency through hands-on experience working as an Environmental Lab Pack Chemist at a local treatment, storage, and disposal facility while overseeing field operations for a firm specializing in hazardous waste management, transportation, remediation, and emergency response services. He has developed and provided training to satisfy OSHA, EPA, DOT, IMDG, and IATA training requirements for companies and government agencies throughout the United States. He has delivered training presentations at the California CUPA Training Conference, Clandestine Laboratory Investigators Association Conference, and California Nevada Section American Water Works Association Conference.