Merritt Environmental Consulting Corporation (MECC). MECC is headquartered in Hauppauge New York with satellite offices in Florida and Vermont. Chuck first developed an environmental division at a New York City based engineering firm in 1993. He spent the next twenty (20) years building the department until branching out onto his own to form MECC in 2009.
Chuck is a recognized expert in the field of environmental consulting and an Environmental Professional (EP) as defined by the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) governing body, and a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP) as defined by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Chuck has been listed by the Long Island Business News as a “Who’s Who in Engineering and Environmental Consulting” in 2007, 2013 and 2015. In addition, he was honored as one of the “Top CEO’s of Long Island “in 2014
Over his twenty five (25) year tenure, he has seen many changes to the environmental consulting industry including the evolution of the ASTM standard which was first released in 1994. Considered the premier road map in the industry, it has morphed from identifying obvious signs of contamination (defined as a Recognized Environmental Condition) to concepts such as vapor encroachment and vapor intrusion that dominate today’s headlines. Chuck has been called upon by lending institutions to help draft internal guidelines used to evaluate the potential environmental risk a site may present prior to making a loan.