Matthew J. Germane, P.E., president of Germane Environmental Consulting, LLC, said his Hartland business opened in April 2002.
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How did your business come to be? Farms and food processing industries must abide by the same
environmental rules and regulations as other similar sized businesses.
Combining my farm background and college education to assist these
businesses provides great personal satisfaction. What services does your business offer? Environemntal site assessments, Assistance completing regulatory forms and permits, Design services, Construction oversight and Water and wastewater treatment.
What do you want your business to be best known for? Consulting services that address environmental-related business problems in a timely and cost-effective manner.
What's your most popular service? Consulting and design services for agribusinesses.
Why did you choose the location that you did? I've lived in Hartland most of my life and still operate a small,
part-time farm with my family. The area near many major highways that
makes it easy to travel through the Midwest where my clients are
What's a fact about your business that most customers probably don't know? Agriculture is Michigan's second largest industry and the only one that has shown growth in the past five years.
For more information, email MGermane@GECEnvironmental.net or call 810-449-9366.