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Richard Cason

Senior Field Specialist

Prior to his tenure with Alpha, Mr. Cason served with the U.S. Navy Seabees for over 18 years, where he acquired many of the skills that have become vital to the continued success of our company. Specifically, Mr. Cason developed an extensive background in environmental management and remediation, serving as the department hazardous waste and hazardous materials manager, as well as director of the emergency spill response and hazardous waste disposal units. Additionally, Mr. Cason developed a solid background in civil engineering, and served as a construction safety inspector with specialties in trenching and excavation safety. He provides underground locating, tank services, sampling, and remediation.

Richard oversees Alpha’s Vapor Mitigation Department and has been an employee of Alpha since the beginning of the company; he has continually taken a leading role in developing the framework for technical field services currently implemented by Alpha and along with the owner is involved in every aspect of the business.  Since becoming NEHA-NRPP accredited in 2003, he has designed and installed over 300 radon and vapor intrusion mitigation systems in Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming, involving multiple constituents of concern, VOC’s, and radon.  Mr. Cason has proven to be one of the most knowledgeable and highly skilled individuals in vapor reduction design and implementation in the country and his expertise is requested by many clients such as the EPA, CH2MHILL, Union Pacific Railroad and many others.