About Us

At Admiral, we pride ourselves on being the highly effective environmental consulting team our clients demand. Since 1971, we pride ourselves on our commitment to our focused area of expertise. This is environmental compliance of industrial facilities operating in the State of Illinois.

Working with Admiral

We have developed strong partnerships with our clients based on the people of Admiral. Because most of our staff has been with Admiral for more than 20 years, our clients can count on continuity whenever questions or problems arise. They can rely on someone that knows their facility, their operation, and their needs and constraints. And, they know we will be with them for the long haul.

New clients hire us the first time because of our competitive pricing, the scope of our services, and the expertise and solutions they believe we can deliver.
Our long-term clients hire us because of our competitive pricing, the scope of our services, and the reliability and value of the expertise and solutions they know we’ll deliver.

We're Here to Help

If you need assistance meeting your company's environmental compliance needs or, if you just need some advice trying to figure out if environmental compliance regulations even apply to your facility or processes, let us help. Call the experts. Call anyone on our capable consulting team: Phil Twomey, Steve Anderson, Todd Hedlund, Paul Mathews, or Jill Meyer. We want to make a difference.

Philip A. Twomey, P.E., President

  • B.S. and M.S. Civil Engineering with a major in Environmental Engineering, from Marquette University
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Thirty-eight years experience in the environmental field

For 32 years with Admiral, Philip has specialized in the environmental regulations and compliance problems for a wide variety of industrial facilities. This includes wastewater, industrial wastes, hazardous chemicals and air pollution. As Director of Services, he personally is involved in all plant surveys, environmental audits, regulatory assessments, and the design and trouble-shooting of wastewater treatment systems.

For the past 22 years, Philip has been the President of Admiral. He continues to provide expert counsel to our industrial clients. His many years of service to the same clients provide a continuity of planning and reporting for these companies.

His long time experience in this region provides him with a wealth of knowledge for regulatory practices and historical data related to environmental compliance. This knowledge is particularly valuable when clients are faced with difficult decisions regarding compliance options.

Philip is a member of a number of professional and industrial societies, including:

  • Water Environment Federation
  • Chemical Industry Council of Illinois
  • Chicago Industrial Water, Waste & Sewage Group
  • National Association for Surface Finishing
  • North American Die Casting Association
  • American Society of Civil Engineers

Philip recently served on the Board of Directors for the Chemical Industry Council of Illinois.

Stephen B. Anderson, P.E., CHMM, Environmental Engineer

  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
  • Illinois EPA Account Officer for ERMS Trading
  • Certified Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector
  • Twenty-nine years experience in environmental compliance and reporting
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois; MBA, DePaul University

Steve directs our air pollution compliance programs, and the preparation of environmental site assessments and site remediation projects. He is also involved with environmental compliance audits, RCRA and nonhazardous wastes, chemical spill containment and contingency plans (SPCC), storm water pollution plans, underground storage tank (UST) compliance, Employee and Community Right-To-Know regulations, and waste minimization studies.

Steve is directly responsible for the preparation of the complex Title V Clean Air Act Permits, emissions trading applications (ERMS), and Federally Enforceable State Operating Permits (FESOP) for our clients. He has considerable experience with responding to violation notices and negotiating successful resolution of the outstanding issues. In addition, Mr. Anderson is assisting our clients in their efforts to comply with the air emission control, recordkeeping and testing requirements under the Clean Air Act.

Steve has conducted environmental compliance audits for a wide variety of industry, including metal finishing, industrial chemicals, printing, plastic extruding and molding, printed circuit boards and electronics manufacturers.

He has conducted dozens of environmental site assessments, including Phase 2 soil and groundwater investigations, and Phase 3 site remediation projects.

He has received the 40-hour certification for Hazardous Waste Site Activities, as well as the 8-hour supervisory certification. In addition, he has received training for ISO 14000 Lead Auditing. He is certified as a tank inspector by the Steel Tank Institute.

Steve is a member of the following professional groups:

  • Air & Waste Management Association
  • Chemical Industry Council of Illinois
  • Institute of Hazardous Materials Management
  • Federation of Environmental Technologists

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