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Bob Newberger

Senior Regulatory Specialist

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Bob Newberger has over 35 years of experience assisting clients with solid- and hazardous-waste management and regulatory compliance. In particular, he prepares applications for and negotiates the conditions of state and federal permits for hazardous-waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities. He also interprets environmental regulations and keeps clients apprised of pending regulations and their potential impacts. In addition, Bob conducts environmental audits and environmental site assessments; compiles plans governing waste management, emergency response, and closure and post-closure activities; prepares delisting petitions; and addresses health and safety issues.

Before joining Barr, Bob worked as an environmental compliance project manager for Horizon Environmental Corporation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for 21 years.


(616) 512-7024


BS, Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University


Barr Engineering Co.
4771 50th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Phone: 616-512-7000
Fax: 616-554-3211
Toll free: 800-632-2277