Liberty Environmental, Inc. Expands Site Assessment and Remediation Practice With Acquisition

Reading, PA – Liberty Environmental, Inc., a full-service environmental engineering and consulting firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Hafer Environmental Services, Inc., an environmental consulting firm located in Reading, PA.

“This acquisition fuels continued growth of our site assessment and remediation practice areas. We are thrilled to add the experienced staff from Hafer Environmental Services and build upon our client base in the region,” shared James P. Cinelli, P.E., BCEE, and President of Liberty.

With former Hafer Environmental Services owner Christopher M. Kern, P.G., and senior environmental scientist Michael A. Bingaman both joining Liberty, the transfer will be seamless for existing Hafer clients. Both have more than 20 years of experience in site assessment, site characterization, storage tank management, and soil and groundwater remediation.

The acquisition of Hafer Environmental Services is the second acquisition by Liberty in the past three years. The purchase brings the total number of employees to 30.

History of Hafer Environmental Services, Inc.

Hafer Environmental Services, Inc. was founded in 1989 by Larry Hafer as an independent company to provide environmental consulting services to support his clients at Hafer Petroleum Equipment now known as Hafer Equipment. The firm was purchased by Kern in 2008 upon Hafer’s retirement.