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Cornerstone Announces Appointment of Industry Leader Chris Voell as Eastern Sales Manager for BioCNG(TM) Alternative Vehicle Fuel System


June 19, 2012 - Middletown, NY

Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC announced that Chris Voell has joined Cornerstone as Eastern Sales Manager for BioCNG™, the alternative fuel system that produces vehicle fuel from such biogas sources as landfills, wastewater treatment plants, and agricultural and food waste digesters. Mr. Voell will focus on expanding BioCNG's east coast presence and will also work on enhancing Cornerstone's growing organics management practice.

Mr. Voell comes to Cornerstone after 10 years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, DC, where he helped promote the capture and use of biogas from landfills and digesters in the US and abroad.

After five years with EPA's Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) working on landfill gas energy, Mr. Voell spent the last five years working with the AgSTAR program, focusing on manure digester systems. He was well known for providing industry support, technical assistance, policy development, education, outreach, and networking.

Prior to EPA, Mr. Voell spent 13 years with the Solid Waste Association of North America, helping to improve municipal solid waste management practices across the US and the world. He is excited to reconnect with the literally thousands of SWANA members he had the pleasure of working with through the years.

"We are truly excited to welcome Mr. Voell to Cornerstone's BioCNG team," said Richard A. Peluso, PE, president of Cornerstone. "He has been instrumental in advancing successful biogas use projects, and we look forward to tapping into his deep knowledge of biogas utilization to expand our BioCNG program across the United States."

Mr. Voell will work out of Frederick, MD. He can be reached at Chris.voell@biocng.us, or by phone at 845-695-0240. Find out more about BioCNG at www.biocng.us.

About Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC

Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC is an engineering and environmental consulting firm dedicated to providing landfill design and landfill gas design and engineering, hydrogeology, site and civil design, facilities, construction, and operations and maintenance services to the solid waste industry and commercial and industrial clients. With about 130 employees located in 12 offices across the United States, the company is headquartered in Middletown, NY. Additional information on Cornerstone is available at www.cornerstoneeg.com or by contacting Cathie Swyka at 845-695-0207 or via email at cathie.swyka@cornerstoneeg.com.

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CONTACT:
Cathie Swyka
Marketing Manager
Cornerstone Environmental Group
(845) 695-0207
cathie.swyka@cornerstoneeg.com


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