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Philip T. Medico Jr.
has over 30 years of professional experience in environmental regulating and land use permitting.
Mr. Medico received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Miami and thereafter his Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law in 1980.
He practiced environmental law and litigation in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
has extensive experience with municipal governmental entities, numerous landfill operations and transfer facility operators of
municipal solid waste and Construction and Demolition debris material recovery facilities.
In addition, Mr. Medico
has established an effective presence before state regulatory agencies and regional offices of USEPA, focusing on environmental licensing under specialized environmental statutes and their state counterparts.
advises the company on cost effective strategies to accelerate environmental licensing in the compliance process.
Prior to joining SWS, Mr. Medico served as Chief Counsel for the West Side Landfill Authority and for the Lower Lackawanna Valley Sanitary Authority.
also acted as a team leader in the coordinating the collection, transportation and processing hurricane debris during hurricane seasons 2005-2005 and 2005-2006.
has services Broward, Dade and Palm Beach Counties in post disaster recovery services since 1992 in the state of Florida and Mississippi subsequent to Hurricane Katrina.
He serves as a frequent lecturer on a wide variety of environmental topics on licensing, processing and permitting of solid waste management facilities and C&D recycling.
Mr. Medico is a faculty member for the Solid Waste Management Association of North America "SWANA" and trains and certifies private and public sector C&D operators and regulators.
Mr. Medico served as Director of Governmental Affairs for USA Waste Services, the company that acquired Waste Management.
Mr. Medico was responsible for coordinating and supervising large municipal contracts in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties which included hauling, operations, landfills and waste transfer stations.