Firm Overview

First Environment is an environmental engineering and consulting firm headquartered in New Jersey that has been providing cutting edge environmental solutions since 1987. Under the leadership of Tod Delaney – a retired U.S. Army Veteran – the firm has earned a reputation for solving and mediating complex environmental challenges facing federal and municipal agencies, public entities, and private organizations. Our professional staff consists of engineers, geologists, environmental scientists, attorneys, economists, business and policy strategists, environmental regulatory specialists, and management system experts, many with advanced degrees and significant experience providing innovative services to organizations across the country. These personnel remain at the forefront of international discussions on some of the latest standards concerning climate change adaptation and mitigation, sustainability planning, and greenhouse gas reduction, and also contribute as experts in their field at industry events nationwide.

For more than 30 years, First Environment has supported the continued improvement of environmental performance and management of our clients through our various service areas, including regulatory compliance support and auditing, management system design, site investigation and remediation, litigation support, broad-scale sustainability and climate change adaptation planning, greenhouse gas management, and alternative fuel evaluation. Our multi-disciplinary workforce allows the firm to cost effectively execute complex projects across the country from our eight office locations in North America. 

Our core practices include:

Site investigation and remediation

Litigation support and expert testimony

Regulatory auditing and compliance

Climate change adaptation and mitigation

Environmental management systems

Verification and validation

Environmental Engineering

Environmental due diligence


First Environment is a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), certified Small Business, and ANAB-accredited greenhouse gas verification body. The firm has also held a GSA schedule since 2005.

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