Environmental Consulting & Engineering Services - from Concept to Reality
Jason Gold Appointed to RISEP Board of Directors
February 8, 2016 – ESS is pleased to announce that Jason Gold, PE, Project Engineer in the ESS Water & Coastal Engineering group, has been appointed to the Rhode Island Society of Environmental Professionals (RISEP) 2016-2017 Board of Directors. In this role, Jason will have the opportunity to lend his professional expertise to environmental program planning and state regulatory development.
RISEP is a nonprofit organization that supports and facilitates the advancement of Rhode Island’s environmental service industry. It also serves as a collective voice for the environmental community on key regulatory issues and reform.
“I am honored to have been selected for this position,” Jason stated. “I look forward to using my professional expertise to support the progress of the state’s environmental services industry and its regulatory and legislative goals.”
Jason has been a member of RISEP for four years and he also serves on the organization’s Regulatory and Legislative Subcommittee. He has worked with the committee on the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) Historical Agricultural Use Policy, as well as the ongoing revisions to RIDEM Remediation Regulations.
Jason has nearly two decades of experience in engineering and renewable energy, as well as wastewater treatment and remedial action. At ESS, he is currently providing sediment control design to support the permitting of the PSEG Keys Energy Center, which will be a 735 MW natural gas-fired power plant. He is also designing best management practices (BMPs) to improve stormwater quality in the Woonasquatucket River watershed in North Providence and Hardick Brook watershed in West Warwick. He holds a BS in Environmental Engineering Science (Cum Laude) from Roger Williams University.