SOURCE: Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC

Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC

December 20, 2011 12:35 ET

Christopher C. Peters Joins Cornerstone Environmental Group

MIDDLETOWN, NY--(Marketwire - Dec 20, 2011) - Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC announced that Christopher C. Peters has joined the firm, and will serve as client manager in the Bolingbrook, Illinois office, focusing on client relations and business development. He will use his considerable expertise in cost control, operations management, and regulatory compliance to help Cornerstone's clients with landfill field operations, environmental compliance and reporting, permitting and construction management, and community and regulatory relations.

Mr. Peters is an accomplished manager with 24 years of business and operations management experience in the solid waste industry. He comes to Cornerstone from Veolia Environmental Services, where he served in a number of senior management positions, most recently as general manager of the Orchard Hills Landfill, in Davis Junction, Illinois. Mr. Peters had overall responsibility for the $35 million division, and managed all aspects of permitting, operations, safety, compliance, maintenance and administration.

Prior to that, Mr. Peters served as regional manager for Onyx Waste Services, West Chicago, Illinois, where he was responsible for oversight of operations and financial performance of 22 operating locations across four states. He has a BS in Civil Engineering and is an IEPA Certified Landfill Operator and an IEPA Certified Wastewater Treatment Operator.

"I am very excited about adding Mr. Peters to the Cornerstone team," said Richard A. Peluso, PE, president of Cornerstone. "He will use his wealth of landfill management and operations experience to help our clients operate in an efficient and environmentally compliant manner, while accommodating future growth."

Mr. Peters can be reached via email at or by telephone at 630-633-5513.

About Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC

Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC is an engineering and environmental consulting firm dedicated to providing 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 or by contacting Cathie Swyka at 845-695-0207 or via email at

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