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J. Rusty Field, PE

Rusty is a Richmond, Virginia native with over 18 years of professional experience providing environmental consulting services.  After earning a B.S. in Biological Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech, Rusty gained valuable experience working as a Staff Engineer and Senior Project Manager/Engineer at multiple large consulting firms. During the height of the recession in 2009, a small group of professionals with a wealth of experience in the field of environmental consulting and industrial services came together to form ONE Environmental Group, LLC. As one of the company’s original founders, Rusty was passionate about creating a culture that was centered around the customer. His founder’s mentality and passion for customer service fosters a culture that is unmatched in the environmental consulting industry.

Rusty is a big believer in giving back to causes that advance or improve people’s lives and the environment in which they live.  He is also devoutly committed to the Hokie Nation and bleeds maroon and burnt orange.  Lastly, he married his high-school sweetheart and together they returned to the Richmond area to begin building a family.

More about Rusty:

Rusty has served as a Principal with ONE Environmental Group, LLC since 2009 and as its Managing Principal since 2015.  He is a licensed Professional Engineer conducting environmental consulting services in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. Professional expertise includes exceptional client service and a creative, client-advocate approach towards meeting project objectives.


B.S., Biological Systems Engineering – Land and Water Resource, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Professional Registrations:

  • Professional Engineer (PE) – Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina
  • 40-Hour OSHA Training (29 CFR 1910.120)
  • 8-Hour OSHA Refresher annually

Areas of expertise include:

  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as Superfund
  • Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • Clean Water Act (CWA)
  • Clean Air Act (CAA)
  • Oil Pollution Act (OPA)
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)
  • Underground Storage Tank (UST) Programs
  • Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Programs
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Mr. Field also provides consulting expertise in the following:

  • Closure planning and decommissioning of regulated facilities
  • Environmental permitting for industrial and commercial facilities
  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plans
  • Facility Response Plans (FRP)
  • Integrated Plans / ONE Plans
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
  • Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Soil and groundwater remediation programs
  • Environmental due diligence including Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs)