Rod Breuer, P.E.
Principal, Civil Engineer
Mr. Breuer has over 35 years experience in all areas of environmental engineering. He served as an environmental regulatory official in wastewater treatment, mining, and hazardous waste management. He managed all regulatory permitting for a national hazardous waste management company for six years including NPDES, solid waste, hazardous waste, stormwater, air pollution, and toxic substances.
His strong civil engineering background has been helpful in hundreds of environmental and design engineering projects as ECCI’s principal civil engineer since 1993. In 1994, he was awarded Whirlpool Corporation’s Silver Medal for leadership for his role in developing Clean Air Act procedures, which demonstrated compliance while providing broad operational flexibility for the manufacturing facility (30 acres under roof).
Mr. Breuer is experienced in complicated projects related to Clean Air Act requirements. Projects have included evaluation and selection of air pollution control technology systems, modeling of air toxics to demonstrate compliance with ambient concentration standards, and defining operational scenarios to achieve maximum flexibility while minimizing reporting and recordkeeping costs. Mr. Breuer's combined industry and government experience allows him to quickly identify the key issues related to margins and allow industry to work with regulatory programs to support the business goals. Mr. Breuer has provided engineering assistance for several large and complicated industrial sales and acquisitions.
US Army Pine Bluff Arsenal, Construction Certification, Pine Bluff, Arkansas: Certifying Professional Engineer for RCRA hazardous waste permitted systems. The Professional Engineer certifications assure systems have been constructed according to design specifications and permit requirements. Mr. Breuer also served as the lead professional engineer for hazardous waste P.E. Certifications of Closure of those hazardous waste handling and treatment systems used to eliminate historical stockpiles of chemical weapons.
Wastewater Treatment System Design, multiple locations: Mr. Breuer has served as the lead design engineer for multiple community waste treatment systems and multiple specialized industrial pretreatment, and treatment processes.
Clean Air Act Permitting and Compliance: Mr. Breuer has served as the lead engineer on over 300 Clean Air Act permitting and compliance projects, including surface coating processes, wood products industries from large commercial mills to production of specialty wall boards, mineral processing facilities, metal parts manufacturers, appliance manufacturers, chemical process facilities, boat and other fiberglass products manufacturing, wind turbine and wind tower manufacturing, food processing, proppant manufacturing, and steel pipe manufacturers.
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans and compliance systems for a broad range of manufacturers, including wood products manufacturing, food products and processing, hazardous waste management facilities, mining, fuel storage and distribution, oil and gas related field services, metal products manufacturing (electric motors, wind turbines, trailers, boat and fiberglass products), consumer product manufacturers, major medical facilities and metal piping manufacturers, and rocket fuel handling and loading facilities.
Cargill, Spill Prevention, Control & Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans, USA: Certifying Professional Engineer on SPCC Plans for 53 animal feed processing facilities in 30 states.
Clean Harbors El Dorado, LLC, Environmental Engineering Assistance, El Dorado, Arkansas: Certifying Professional Engineer for multiple hazardous waste storage tank closures and on multiple RCRA Part B hazardous waste permit application, and manager of air permitting assistance.
University of Missouri at Rolla, BS Civil Engineering
University of Missouri at Rolla, MS Civil Engineering
Registered Professional Civil Engineer (Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma)
ECCI, Principal, Vice President, 1993 to Present
ENSCO, Senior Environmental Engineer, 1987 - 1993
Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Engineer 1980 - 1987
Arkansas Environmental Federation
Society of Professional Engineers (National and Arkansas)
University of Missouri Rolla Academy of Civil Engineers
Water Environment Federation