Christie L. Santiago

Christie Santiago is the National Manager of Petroleum Services – Compliance at PM Environmental, Inc. and has served clients in over six states since 1996. She specializes in Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) and Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) projects. Santiago has managed thousands of Phase II ESA projects. She has also received regulatory closure on over 50 LUST sites.

Areas of expertise

  • Senior project engineer for LUST projects including contaminant , assessment, delineation, and remediation using Risk-Based Corrective Action (RBCA) procedures and reporting in accordance with the Natural Resource and Environmental Protection Act (NREPA), P.A. 451 of 1994, Part 213
  • Senior project engineer for Underground Storage Tank (UST) system site assessments projects including removal and in-place closures and reporting in accordance with NREPA, P.A. 451 of 1994, Part 211
  • Senior project engineer for Phase II and Phase III ESA projects
  • Senior project engineer for the preparation of Baseline Environmental
  • Assessments (BEA) and documentation of due care compliance in accordance with the NREPA, P.A. 451 of  1994, Parts 201 and 213
  • Field engineer for drilling of soil borings, installation of monitoring wells, collection of soil and groundwater samples, development of monitoring wells and aquifer testing
  • Project manager for UST system site assessment projects including removal and in-place closure and reporting in accordance with NREPA, P.A, 451 of 1994, Part 211
  • Site-specific health and safety plans, evaluation, and development
  • National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) reporting
  • Preparation of Act 381 Work Plans in accordance with the Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Act, 1996 P.A. 381, as amended
  • Project manager for vapor encroachment intrusion and indoor air assessments in accordance with NREPA P.A. 451 of 1994, Parts 201 and 213 and ASTM E-2600
  • Provide peer technical oversight to staff members on due diligence and LUST projects


  • Michigan Technological University B.S. Geological Engineering
  • Albion College B.A. Mathematics


  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 40–hour Safety Training
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 8-hour Supervisory Training
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 8-hour Annual Refresher Safety Training
  • American Red Cross Standard First Aid and Adult CPR
  • Engineer in Training October 1995
  • Meets the definition of Environmental Professional as defined in § 312.10 of 40 CFR 312

Advanced Training

  • ASTM Risk-Based Corrective Action Applied at Petroleum Release Sites
  • ISO 9001-2008 Internal Auditor
  • ITRC Light Non-aqueous Phase Liquids (LNAPLs): Science, Management, and Technology