About Richard Rago
Richard Rago serves as Vapor Intrusion Practice Leader at Haley & Aldrich and has conducted hundreds of indoor air quality project investigations and soil vapor intrusion studies at sites contaminated with manufactured gas plant (MGP) residuals, petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, and other contaminants. Since joining Haley & Aldrich in 1991, Rich has long been recognized for his support for regulatory agencies and professional organizations, including technical collaboration with EPA and ITRC’s PVI team as well as for contributions to numerous state and federal guidance documents.
He has also directed independent research studies in support of improved environmental characterization, including analytical false positives, indoor air sampling intervals, soil gas long-term temporal stability, and residential indoor air background. Rich is currently collaborating with two leading analytical testing laboratories to complete an indoor air background study focused on VOCs and petroleum hydrocarbons in office buildings, municipal buildings, commercial buildings, and schools.