Katherine Beach

Katherine Beach serves as a Project Manager in Bowser Morner’s environmental services group. She has over 30 years of environmental compliance experience in the aerospace, aggregates and  automotive industries.  Katherine came to Bowser Morner from a Fortune 100 company where she was the Environmental Manager at a manufacturing facility.  Katherine managed the Title V (air), Indirect Discharge permit, and Hazardous Waste programs while leading a facility-wide Change Management initiative.  During her time there, she enjoyed partnering with stakeholders such as the business leaders, staff, hourly workers and various regulatory representatives to design creative solutions to overcome challenges that dated back as far as the 1980s.  

Katherine also spent many years as an environmental professional in the aggregates industry in Ohio.  Katherine’s experience includes air, water and waste and consists of permitting and compliance in accordance with CAA, CWA, RCRA, TSCA, SPCC, etc. 

Since working at Bowser Morner, Katherine has worked on several complex projects, including remediation at a Superfund site, vapor intrusion, and a groundwater dewatering project for a major hospital constructing a building next to a river.  Katherine’s passion for developing and implementing management standards for complex projects provide the client with on-time and on-budget work products.  She uses real world experience combined with quality-driven methods to keep projects moving forward.

Katherine is proud of her 25+ year membership in the Ohio Aggregates and Industrial Minerals Association, where she has served as Associate Director, Chair of the Environmental Committee and committee participant.  She is also a Registered Environmental Manager through the National Registry of Environmental Professionals.  Katherine is a Six Sigma Green Belt.

Katherine enjoys cross-country skiing in the winter and spending time with family and friends outdoors during the rest of the year.  She is an avid soccer, football and tennis fan.

Katherine Beach's Recent Insights View All

1/12/2018 | Katherine Beach

Phase I ESAs: Taking the Scenic Route Through Greene County, Ohio
As with most American families, my holidays are steeped in tradition. One of my favorite Thanksgiving traditions is to put the turkey in the oven and then go out for a bike ride. This year’s ride brought back memories of a series of intense Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) that I participated in during 1989 - 1990. These projects were conducted for Greene County Recreation and Parks District and were noted for their national significance under the Federal Highway Transportation Bill. Bowser-Morner, Inc. (BMI) completed Phase I ESAs on the H-Connector and the Little Miami Scenic Trail. Read More

11/2/2017 | Katherine Beach

What’s Up With the Regulation of Asbestos in Ohio?
Responsibilities attributed to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) are currently regulated by OAC 3701-34. However, these responsibilities are expected to be transferred to the Ohio EPA on January 1, 2018. This centralization of the asbestos program is designed to make compliance easier for the regulated community. Some of the more noteworthy changes are discussed here. Read More

Katherine Beach's Recent Projects View All

Bowser-Morner Implements Vapor Intrusion Mitigation at South Dayton Dump Landfill

The South Dayton Dump Landfill, a former industrial waste landfill that operated from the 1940s until 1996, accepted municipal, commercial, industrial and residual wastes and construction and demolition (C&D) debris. Bowser-Morner, Inc. (BMI) prepared the Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Work Plan and associated Health and Safety Plan for Valley Asphalt South Dayton Dump Landfill in 2013. Read More

Environmental Remediation Paves the Way for Unique Research and Training Hub

Bowser Morner's Environmental Services Group was retained by Emerson Climate Technolgies to manage the implementation of a Risk Mitigation Plan and provide inspection services during the voluntary installation of a vapor intrusion mitigation system at their new Innovation Center near The University of Dayton. Read More