Who We Are - Environmental Works

We Are Local

Oregon CCB # 185781
Washington CCB # ENVIRWN906CS

Environmental Works is a locally owned Pacific Northwest firm founded in Portland Oregon by Matthew Lowrance and Joel Migliaccio to offer responsible and cost effective solutions in the environmental and construction industries. Partnering with Environmental Works gives you a single point of contact for your projects, eliminating problems that inherently arise when trying to coordinate a number of vendors for your many needs.

Key Staff

Joel Migliaccio

Joel Migliaccio
Owner and
Project Manager

Education
Masters of Science (2007), Environmental Science and Resources, Portland State University

Certifications
General Contractor (CCB#185781)
Radon Measurement (NEHA-NRPP #106186 RT)
Radon Mitigation (NEHA-NRPP # 1061867 RMT)
Energy Trust Trade Ally/ Solar and Weatherization

Joel is an environmental scientist and general contractor who brings a unique set of skills to Environmental Works and its clients. With over 15 years combined experience in the fields of construction project management and environmental sciences, he understands what clients need when they bring a problem to the company. His areas of technical expertise include sustainable building practices, stormwater management, radon measurement and mitigation, and freshwater ecology. He has managed a variety of unique projects from green remodels and builds to evaluating stormwater BMP performance. Joel manages Environmental Works day-to-day construction projects, conducts environmental site assessments, and runs the Radon division. Joel is certified for radon measurement and mitigation through the National Environmental Health Organization’s – National Radon Proficiency Program (NEHA-NRPP) and has installed a variety of radon mitigation systems throughout the Portland Metro and SW Washington areas.

 

Matthew Lowrance

Matthew Lowrance
Owner and
Project Manager

Education
Master of Environmental Management (2007), Environmental Science and Resources, Portland State University

Certifications
Underground Storage Tank (UST) Supervisor, License # 26740
Heating Oil Tank (HOT) License, DEQ # 26746

Matthew has over 8 years of environmental experience in both the public and private sectors. His areas of specialty include ecology, environmental site assessment, stormwater management, regulatory compliance, and construction project management. Matthew has conducted investigations at petroleum-contaminated sites, evaluated the effects of agricultural pesticides on Salmonid health, and participated in a variety of community and educational outreach opportunities. Additionally, for three years he worked for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality as a Natural Resource Specialist. His close working relationships with clients, as well as with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies, enable him to address the concerns of all parties in framing solutions to environmental problems.

 

Andy Troung

Andy Troung
Environmental Scientist

Education
Masters of Environmental Management, Portland State University
Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science and Resources, Portland State University

Andy comes to Environmental Works with over 6 years of environmental experience in project management, field methodology development, water quality studies, biological assessments, and underground-storage-tank site assessments. He has coordinated biological assessments for the Columbia Land Trust, conducted toxic use surveys for Metro, and participated in eco-toxicology studies for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.

 

Mark Harding

Mark Harding
Field Supervisor

With over a decade of experience in sustainable construction and custom building, Mark has extensive experience in green building practices, environmental testing, and mitigation services. His broad range of expertise includes projects ranging from environmentally friendly renovations and LEED-certified green construction, to installation and maintenance of radon reduction systems.