ERM Opens New Office in Williamsport, PA

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Environmental Resources Management (ERM), a leading global provider of environmental, health and safety, risk, and sustainability consulting services, announced today that it has expanded its operations in Pennsylvania and has opened a new office in Williamsport, PA.

The new office, located at Penn Tower in Williamsport, builds on ERM’s presence in the region and is part of an initiative to expand business with companies working in the Marcellus Shale.  ERM will temporarily staff the office with engineers and scientists from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA; Syracuse and Rochester, NY.  ERM has been is a leading provider of environmental services Exploration and Production (E&P) companies and service providers throughout the Marcellus Shale region since early 2008. Projects include well and pipeline multimedia permitting; regulatory compliance; health and safety training; auditing water sourcing studies; permitting analysis of wastewater and solid waste treatment and disposal options; field sampling; spill investigation and remediation, baseline and migration studies; construction oversight; and coordination with state, regional, and federal agencies.

“Williamsport is the prime location for development of an ERM Marcellus office based upon a number of factors, including proximity to activity in the Marcellus, proximity to other ERM offices, availability of resources and infrastructure to support staff and clients, and proximity to existing and potential client office locations,” said Ed Hinchey, Associate Partner and Marcellus Program Director at ERM.  “Opening an office in Williamsport allows ERM to better serve both existing and new unconventional shale gas clients and provides additional resources to the region to assist those clients with their important environmental issues,” added Mike Gansner, Senior Associate Partner at ERM.

ERM delivers innovative solutions for oil and gas, power sector, chemical, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industry clients, helping them understand and manage their impacts on the world around them.  We have 130 offices in 40 countries and employ approximately 3,600 staff.  Our benefits are truly outstanding; our workplace is energized and we strive to become the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.  For more information, visit ERM’s website at