Water quality is one of the most important environmental issues in the United States.
Few situations incite more public outcry than when a community learns that their source of drinking water has been contaminated. Much like the emergency airlift missions of past generations, which provided the needed supplies and equipment to protect communities, we have the expertise and technologies to solve today’s groundwater contamination problems and ensure communities that their vital water resource is safe and protected.
Dr. Steven Comfort
Steve is Airlift Environmental’s co-founder and VP. Steve has been a Professor of Soil and Water Chemistry at UNL for 27 years. His research is devoted to developing innovative remediation techniques for contaminated soil and water. During his tenure at UNL, Steve has built and run an environmental chemistry laboratory and successfully supervised numerous graduate and undergraduate students through their degree programs. Dr. Comfort has co-authored more than 70 publications, served on environmental editorial boards and is recognized by his peers for his ability to conduct both laboratory and field-scale research to solve environmental problems. Dr. Comfort also coordinates the Environmental Restoration Science undergraduate major at UNL, which is dedicated to training future environmental scientists.