Paul Dial

Managing Principal

Mr. Dial is Managing Principal for EWI with over 16 years experience within the industry. Mr. Dial is an environmental chemist whose primary responsibilities have included stormwater/wastewater regulatory compliance and systems design, hazardous/universal/non-hazardous waste minimization, natural disaster response, emergency spill response and associated remediation, SPCC Plan development, and environmental compliance training development


Project Manager and litigation support for a major rail carrier on heavy metals remediation for numerous project sites throughout Missouri and the Midwest. The work included investigation, remediation (in-situ and source removal), stormwater controls and management, permitting, and waste management.

Conducted work on over 150 hazmat cleanup/remediation projects including product recovery/source removal, pump and treat, chemical soil stabilization, and bioremediation. Roles/tasks have included Project Manager, Senior PM, project coordination, healthy and safety, and site work.

Works with major Class I rail carriers throughout the Midwest and South with a variety of compliance and sustainability initiatives including: auditing, stormwater, wastewater, OPA compliance, and waste management from operations and facilities decommissioning. The waste portion of these projects include evaluation of waste types, implementation of recycling and reclamation programs, and final waste disposition coordination.

Assists with emergency spill response for a number of clients, including multiple rail carriers, petroleum distributors, and interstate trucking companies. These response actions typically involve the release of hazardous and non-hazardous materials into a variety of environmental media. Mr. Dial’s experience with these types of projects allow for the quick containment and cleanup of the spill, which then serves to minimize the impact to environmental media or to human health.

Played a key role in the Emergency Response for the 2011 Joplin Tornado disaster. Mr. Dial’s activities included waste segregation, recycling, reclamation, demolition, installing the only large-scale public drinking water system in under 48-hours post-disaster, supporting Corp of Engineers debris management activities.


  • M.S. Chemistry, SMSU – 1996,
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • B.S. Chemistry, SMSU – 1994,
  • Cum Laude
  • OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER Certification with Annual Refresher
  • OSHA 8-hr Annual Refresher
  • CHMM, Masters Level


  • Stormwater / Wastewater Compliance and Systems Design
  • Hazardous / Special / Universal Waste Compliance
  • Heavy Metals Impacted Soil Remediation
  • Waste Minimization and Disposition Management
  • Natural Disaster Response / Emergency Spill Response
  • OPA Compliance
  • Environmental Compliance and Training