Hydrogeologic Investigation and Remediation of Industrial Sites and Petroleum Facilities
RCRA Permitting, Closures, and Compliance Monitoring
Environmental Liability Assessment/Due Diligence for Real Estate Transactions
M.S., Geology - Stephen F. Austin State University
B.A., Geology - Trinity University
Mr. Klein has over 30 years of environmental consulting experience focused on the assessment and remediation of contaminated sites that have been affected by releases from product bulk storage tanks, pipelines, gas plants, chemical plants, landfills, surface impoundments, and petroleum exploration and production (E&P) facilities in Texas and Louisiana, where he is licensed as a Professional Geoscientist. He is also licensed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) as a Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank (LPST) Corrective Action Project Manager (CAPM). Mr. Klein has provided hazardous waste permitting assistance to clients, including the preparation of permit and compliance plan applications, modifications, and renewals. He has served as an expert witness in support of litigation concerning the nature, degree, extent, causation, source of contamination and cost to cure, and environmental due diligence for real estate transactions.
The Parish of Cameron and the State of Louisiana ex rel. Vs. Auster Oil and Gas, Inc., et al. Docket No. 10-19582 in the 38th Judicial District Court for the Parish of Cameron, State of Louisiana. Jones Walker, LLP. Deposition in Mock Trial: December 6, 2019.
Robert Reeds, et al. Vs. B.P. American Production Company, et al. Docket No. 10-18714 in the 38th Judicial District Court for the Parish of Cameron, State of Louisiana. Jones Walker, LLP. Expert report and deposition: June 30, 2015.
Leonard May and Catherine May Vs. Duke Energy Field Services, LP a.k.a. DCP Midstream, L.P, et al. Cause No. 07-62775-1 in the County Court at Law Number One of Nueces County, Texas. Sico, White, Hoelscher, Harris & Braugh, LLP. Expert report and deposition: September 16, 2014.
Roland Beck Sr. et al. Vs. H.B. Zachary Co, Oneok Bushton Processing, et al. Cause No. B-09-1116-CV-A in the 36th Judicial District Court of Bee County, Texas. Wiggington, Rumley & Dunn, L.L.P. Expert report and deposition: January 27, 2011.
Lynn Andrus et al. Vs. Amoco Production Company et al. Cause No. 10-17350 in the 38th Judicial District Court of Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Fibich, Hampton, & Leebron, L.L.P. Expert report and affidavit: September 23, 2009.
Selma Bednarek Vs. William Browning and Steven Holik. Cause No. 08-CV-162258 in the 434th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas. The Sher Law Firm, PLLC. Expert report and affidavit: June 1, 2009.
Terry A. Canales et al. Vs. Triad Energy Corporation, Mobil Natural Gas, Inc., et al. Cause No. 99-02-37323-CV in the 79th Judicial District Court of Jim Wells County, Texas. The Bandas Law Firm, P.C. Expert report and affidavit: January 13, 2009.
Celanese Corporation vs. Coastal Water Authority, KBR, Inc. et al. Case No. 4:06-cv-02265 in the US District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston, Texas. Husch & Eppenberger, LLC. Court testimony: March 9-10, 2009; and deposition: January 9, 2008.
Casa Bonita Ranch, LLP vs. Duke Energy Field Services, LLC et al. Cause No. 06-3-8973 in the 267th Judicial District Court of Goliad County, Texas. Hilliard & Munoz, LLP. Court testimony: April 22-23, 2008; affidavit: March 19, 2008; and deposition: February 12, 2008.