Qualifications and experience for Bois Consulting's Principal-in-Charge

Carol de Groot Bois, L.S.P.

Ms. Bois is the President of Bois Consulting Company, Inc. of Framingham, MA, founded in 1998. Ms. Bois has extensive experience with management of hazardous waste site investigation and remediation projects nationwide, environmental regulatory compliance, and environmental project management. She is a Massachusetts Licensed Site Professional (LSP), and is an active member and former President of the LSP Association. She has over 25 years of experience as a research and environmental scientist, and has managed numerous complex federal and state (Superfund, RCRA, and MCP) projects nationwide.


1998 - Present

Bois Consulting Company, Inc

Project Manager for hazardous waste site investigation and remediation projects nationwide; project manager/LSP for Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) investigation and remediation projects throughout Massachusetts; Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) audits and support to manufacturing facilities; regulatory compliance and enforcement assistance for environmental issues; property transfer due diligence (ASTM Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessment) and Brownfields assessment experience.


1997 - 1998

Senior Project Manager

Environmental Project Control, Maynard, MA

Senior project manager for an environmental project management firm. Responsible for project management, business development, and marketing of hazardous waste site investigation and remediation projects. Project manager for Fortune 500 clients including work nationwide and as a Massachusetts Licensed Site Professional (LSP) at numerous complex sites with soil and groundwater contamination, including DNAPL, LNAPL, and petroleum contamination.


1996 - 1997

Senior Scientist

Levine-Fricke-Recon, Inc., Weymouth, MA

Responsible for senior-level project management, client contact, and business development activities in the hazardous waste investigation and remediation market in New England. In-house LSP on all MCP-related projects in Massachusetts. Prepared a corporate environmental guide for risk-based investigation and remediation projects for a Fortune 100 company, and trained corporate and facility environmental staff in its use. Responsible for senior level project management and review, recruiting, training, office planning, and strategic development. Managed staff performing Phase II site investigation and remediation work.


1988 - 1996

Program Manager

ENSR Consulting and Engineering, Acton, MA

Senior project manager responsible for managing large, complex site investigation and remediation projects nationwide. CERCLA RI/FS and RFI projects included investigation design, coordination and completion; risk assessments to determine risk levels and target cleanup goals; feasibility studies; pilot studies and remedial action implementation. Managed Massachusetts business development area including staff of seven environmental scientists and engineers; LSP coordinator/trainer for in-house LSPs.


1984 - 1988

Environmental Analyst

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Environmental Protection (MA DEP), Division of Hazardous Waste 21E Site Assessment Branch, Worcester, MA

Environmental Analyst and Section Chief of the DEP's 21E Hazardous Waste Site Assessment Branch; responsible for a staff of 10 environmental engineers and scientists; oversight of site investigation and remediation work at over 500 sites in the Central Regional Office including Superfund sites (W.R. Grace, Acton, MA). Coordination with state and federal agencies; responsible for in-house training in regulatory and technical issues; interfaced with other DEP regulatory programs such as Air Quality, RCRA, Water Supply and Industrial Wastewater.


1982 - 1983


E&A Environmental Consultants, Stoughton, MA

Responsible for health-related studies, technical support, marketing, and business development for a small consulting firm specializing in forced aeration/static pile composting of wastewater treatment sludge. Performed studies of health effects on workers and residential populations. Conducted field research for determining end-use markets for composted material.


1981 - 1982


Conservation Law Foundation, Boston, MA

Responsible for providing technical support for issues related to hazardous waste facilities siting, toxicological information for use by legal staff, and comments on environmental regulations. In addition, assisted staff lawyer with providing technical support for local Boards of Health, and technical research for this non-profit law firm specializing in environmental legal and regulatory action.


1977- 1981

Research Assistant

BioResearch Institute, Cambridge, MA

Research assistant in laboratory studies of small animals, involving toxicological testing of chemicals undergoing FDA approval; worked in genetics laboratory determining linkage relationships of genetic mutations such as cardiomyopathy and coat color; maintaining inbred lines of genetic strains of research animals; co-authored research papers.




B.A. Biology, University of Rochester, 1977
M.P.H. Environmental Health, Boston University, 1983



  • Licensed Site Professional, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1993 (No. 3965)
  • Massachusetts LSP Association - President, June 2001 - June 2002, and Board of Directors, June 2000 to 2003; Board of Directors, 1995-1997; Technical Practices, current member
  • Scientific Advisory Board - UMass International Conference on Soils, Sediments, and Water
  • DEP Waste Site Cleanup Advisory Committee - representing LSP Association 1998-2001
  • Massachusetts Women's Environmental Network
  • Society for Women Environmental Professionals



Bois, Carol de Groot, 2003. Implementing the Massachusetts DEP's New Data Enhancement Policy - Practical Data Quality Tips for LSPs and other Data users. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. 19th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, and Water.

Bois, Carol de Groot, 2000. Update on the Massachusetts Contingency Plan Regulation Changes. New England Section of the Air & Waste Management Association. Worcester, MA.

Bois, Carol de Groot, A. D. Hewitt, J. J. Fitzgerald, and Peter J. Kane, 1999. VOC Loss in Soil Samples - the Methanol Preservation Debate. (Workshop) University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. 15th Annual International Conference on Contaminated Soils and Water.

Bois, Carol de Groot, J. Douglas Reid-Green, and B. J. Morzuch, 1998. Using Statistics in Developing Site Strategies. (Workshop) University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 14th Annual Conference On Contaminated Soils.

Bois, C. de Groot, B. Ruffle, D.B. Pinnas, and L.S. Rikleen, 1993. "Changes to the Massachusetts Hazardous Waste; or, Do You Have Your (Hazardous Waste) License Yet?" in Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil, Volume III; by P.T. Kostecki, E.J. Calabrese, and M. Bonazountas. Lewis Publishers, Chelsea, Michigan.

de Groot, C., 1983. "Many Options Available to Industry for Disposal of Effluent Sludges." Pulp & Paper, pp. 144-145, February.

Alpert, J.E., E. Epstein, and C. de Groot, 1982. "Composting Offers Alternative for Plant Effluent Sludge Disposal." Pulp & Paper, pp. 127-128, November.