Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation Intensifies Focus On Rocky Mountain Region.Business Editors
LAKEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 7, 2002
Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation (FWENC) is heading into 2002 with an expanded emphasis on its Rocky Mountain Regional Office, according to according to
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FWENC is most familiar in the region for its 1997 program management contract with the Rocky Mountain Arsenal The Rocky Mountain Arsenal was a United States chemical weapons manufacturing center located in the Denver Metropolitan Area in Commerce City, Colorado. The site was operated by the United States Army throughout the later 20th century and was controversial among local residents to design remediation projects and select the subcontractors needed to perform the $1.6 billion cleanup effort. In addition, FWENC's Rocky Mountain Regional office is focused on these projects:
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Mary Gearhart brings more than 22 years' experience in environmental and infrastructure engineering to the position at the Rocky Mountain regional office of FWENC. She has held positions at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, David E. Fleming Company, and most recently served as vice president and area manager for ARCADIS, Inc. She has been responsible for both program management and operations management, and has been instrumental in developing innovative site closure strategies, permitting and compliance programs and long-term operations and maintenance programs.
Gearhart was appointed as a member of the Colorado Water Quality Control Commission, serving the Commission from 1988 to 1993. She is a Denver, Colorado, native and graduate of the University of Colorado at Denver
In 1912, the University of Colorado established a downtown Denver campus to meet the needs of the city's rapidly expanding (CU-Denver) Civil Engineering program. Gearhart is currently chairing the CU-Denver Engineering Advisory Council and is a member of the search committee for a new dean for the College of Engineering. She has served on this Council since 1979. In addition, Gearhart also chairs the Board of Directors of the Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Colorado Opera Troupe.
FWENC's mission is to conduct a global business directed toward cleaning up and protecting the environment while facilitating economic growth, and to do so in a safe, compliant, cost-effective manner. The company assists clients in reducing their environmental liability through proactive planning, risk-based approaches, analyses and corrective action. Clients benefit from staff experience, talent and technologically advanced systems that solve their most complex environmental problems.
The FWENC Rocky Mountain Regional Office is located at 143 Union Boulevard, Suite 1010, Lakewood, CO. The phone number is 303-980-3525, and Mary Gearhart's e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes to Editors:
Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary
A subsidiary whose parent company owns 100% of its common stock.
In other words, the parent company owns the company outright and there are no minority owners. of Foster Wheeler USA, is a leading environmental consulting, engineering, and remediation firm employing 2,200 people expert in the areas of environmental sciences, engineering disciplines and construction. The firm has 25 domestic offices and 19 international locations.