Ashworth Leininger Group

2219 Sawdust Road
Suite 1604
Spring, TX 77380


d. (281) 806-5830


Houston III

Joel LeBlanc, P.E.

Houston General Manager

Joel has over 20 years of professional experience in air quality and related environmental disciplines, including leadership roles in both industry and consulting.  This experience includes environmental permitting and compliance with particular expertise in preparing applications and negotiating Title V and NSR permits, developing and implementing Title V compliance programs (including writing procedures and training refinery personnel), developing and expanding an air emissions stack testing division, performing and peer reviewing emission calculations, and evaluating air quality issues. He has provided technical support for environmental and safety matters compliance matters associated with an Initial Public Offering, developed and managed an emissions testing business, and oversaw Phase I environmental assessments for new property acquisitions. Joel has also developed and implemented Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) plans and conducted various environmental compliance audits for a broad spectrum of industrial sources.  Most recently, Joel has managed permitting and compliance system development for a Texas startup located in the Houston area. 


Joel holds B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University and is currently licensed as a Professional Engineer in Texas and Louisiana.  He started his career as an Environmental Chemical Specialist at the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and has held a variety of leadership and project management positions over the years, including Project Director and Manager for Consulting firms and a publicly traded Oil & Gas company.  Under Joel's leadership, the Oil & Gas company was recognized as having a “Best in Class” environmental management system by a major management consulting firm. 

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