Advanced Environmental Interface, Inc. (AEI) is an owner-operated environmental consulting firm that since 1989 has provided scientific, engineering and regulatory compliance services to Connecticut business and industry. AEI's objective is to provide a smooth interface between industry and environmental regulations. We do this through focused personal service, provided by experienced, knowledgeable environmental engineers and scientists who have earned the respect and confidence of our clients and of state and federal regulatory agency personnel.
AEI personnel are trained in accordance with OSHA requirements for conducting environmental investigations at hazardous waste sites. AEI has authored two environmental compliance manuals for small industry and a resource manual for emergency response personnel and local fire departments. Since its inception, AEI has helped a diverse group of clients including industrial manufacturing plants, commercial businesses, law firms, utilities, banks, real estate developers, realtors, state agencies, municipalities, schools and universities, hospitals, and business and industry groups. AEI has established good working relationships with drilling companies, analytical laboratories, industrial hygienists, process engineering firms, and remediation companies. With these affiliations, we offer complete services for most environmental projects.
Mr. Wasielewski is a State of Connecticut Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP) and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) with over 30 years technical and project management experience assessing the impact of industrial operations on the environment and performing ecological assessments. Mr. Wasielewski has an MS in environmental science (Univ. New Haven, 1987) and a BS in chemistry (UMass, 1979). In addition, Mr. Wasielewski has completed courses toward a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in ecology at Wesleyan University and has completed courses in the Wright State University Graduate Level Ground Water Hydrology Program. He has specialized training in conducting site assessments for real estate transactions, wetland evaluations, and hazardous waste management. He was Practitioner-in-Residence and adjunct professor in the Graduate Environmental Science Program at the University of New Haven where he taught courses in ecology, subsurface contamination assessments, and bioremediation. He has substantial experience in the investigation and remediation of contaminated sites, both at a technical and project management level. Mr. Wasielewski is a member of the Environmental Professionals Organization of Connecticut, Connecticut Groundwater Association, National Ground Water Association/Association of Ground Water Scientists and Engineers, American Chemical Society, and Connecticut Butterfly Association.
Mr. Santovasi is a Certified Professional Geologist (CPG) and a State of Connecticut Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP) with over 30 years technical and project management experience in assessing the environmental impact of industrial operations. He has a credential in ground water science from Ohio State University/National Water Well Association, an MS degree in meteorology (Rutgers, 1981), and a BA in earth science with a concentration in geology (SCSU, 1977). In addition, Mr. Santovasi has completed courses in the Wright State University Graduate Level Ground Water Hydrology Program. Other areas of specialized training include surface and borehole geophysical surveys, radon mitigation, conducting site assessments for real estate transactions, statistical data analysis, and personal computer applications. He has managed contaminated site investigations, hydrogeologic studies, and air quality and meteorological assessments for nuclear emergency planning. A principal participant in the development of RCRA Part B applications, Mr. Santovasi is experienced in investigating contamination at hazardous waste sites, conducting RCRA hazardous waste surface impoundment closures, developing site remediation plans, and conducting contamination cleanups. He is a licensed asbestos inspector (Connecticut) and is a member of the Environmental Professionals Organization of Connecticut, Connecticut Groundwater Association, National Ground Water Association/Association of Ground Water Scientists and Engineers, Air and Waste Management Association, American Meteorological Association, and Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society.
Mr. Kovalik is a multi-state (CT, NY, OH, PA and RI) licensed professional engineer (PE), a Connecticut Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP), and a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) AP: New Construction Major Renovations. He has over 25 years of experience in many aspects of environmental engineering and has directed work at CERCLA superfund sites, bulk storage and transfer oil terminals, chemical manufacturing facilities, pharmaceutical facilities, landfills and many other contaminated properties. Mr. Kovalik has experience at waste sites contaminated with asbestos, polymers, heavy metals, acids, caustics, pesticides, solvents, PCBs, and petroleum products (No. 6 oil through gasoline). He has considerable experience working at industrial waste sites, contaminated commercial properties, and manufacturing facilities. He has experience in urban storm water control design, hazardous building materials surveys at major commercial facilities, and industrial facility maintenance activities. As a result of the breadth of his experience, he is proficient at navigating the requirements of federal, state, and local environmental regulations. Mr. Kovalik is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) and the Environmental Professionals Organization of Connecticut (EPOC). He has a B.S. in Civil Engineering (University of Connecticut, 1992) and an M.S. in Environmental Engineering (University of New Haven, 1996).