David B. Farrington, P.G., Principal
David Farrington is a licensed Professional Geologist, focused on subsurface contaminant delineation and remediation, hydrogeologic studies, contaminant migration through groundwater and soil vapor, emerging contaminants (e.g. PFAS), and litigation support in all of these areas.
As President and partner of the company, he continues to track emerging markets, while stressing the importance of sound science to develop trusted solutions for our clients. While he is a big picture thinker, he also believes that there is no substitute for attention to detail.
During his 37 years with Brickhouse Environmental, Mr. Farrington has developed and implemented groundwater monitoring, assessment and remediation programs for more than 400 landfill, industrial, commercial, and leaking underground storage tank (UST) sites. He has directly overseen projects associated with the siting, permitting, monitoring, design, and/or closure of more than 20 solid waste facilities. He is heavily involved in Brownfields remediation and redevelopment, and has consulted on hundreds of commercial and industrial real estate transactions.
With a strong knowledge of environmental regulations, Mr. Farrington has been able to effectively coordinate and negotiate with regulatory personnel, contractors, and municipal representatives. He has provided expert testimony in local hearings before the Environmental Hearing Board as well as in Federal Court. He has provided litigation support and expert testimony regarding environmental cleanups, landfills, gasoline and heating oil spills, groundwater studies, contaminant vapor intrusion to residences, and PFAS migration in groundwater.
Mr. Farrington currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Chester County Commercial Industrial Investment (CII) Council. He has previously served as President of the Pennsylvania Council of Professional Geologists (PCPG), and has served on the Board of Directors and redevelopment committees for the Chester county Economic Development Council (CCEDC) and the South Eastern Economic Development Company of PA (SEEDCo). Mr. Farrington has also been an active volunteer in several non-profit organizations in the Chester County region.
Paul White, P.G., Principal
With over a quarter century of experience at Brickhouse Environmental, Mr. White has been instrumental in maintaining our tradition of providing the highest level of technical expertise, maintaining long-term client relationships, and giving our customers the peace of mind that they can count on year after year. As a proven professional, Mr. White brings energy and creativity to every project, constantly challenging our team to find new ways to solve our client’s problems and to ensure every project decision considers first and foremost what is in the best interest of the client.
Mr. White has practical experience interpreting and applying environmental regulations and technical guidance documents to find pragmatic solutions to our clients’ environmental issues. He has aided our customers protect water supplies from deep mining operations, helped prevent the unlawful condemnation of property, turned blighted industrial sites into productive urban developments, pioneered new technical approaches to stormwater and wastewater management, and guided the responsible development of groundwater supply systems for commercial and municipal clients.
Mr. White earned his BS degree in Geology from Allegheny College, a classic liberal arts institution known for producing geologists with exceptional technical and problem solving skills. He has been a licensed Professional Geologist since 1995 with project experience throughout the eastern United States. He has made presentations at numerous technical conferences nationwide, and has been qualified to give expert testimony in geologic and hydrogeologic investigations in front of Pennsylvania’s County Court of Common Pleas, environmental hearing boards, and zoning hearing boards.
As a member of the Pennsylvania Council of Professional Geologists, Mr. White serves on the PCPG Committee of Government Affairs. He has provided advocacy to local and state Home Builders Associations through his consulting on environmental affairs, and he has served on the Pennsylvania DEP’s advisory committee for development of a Best Management Practices Manual for Stormwater Management across the Commonwealth.