John Knightly, RG, LG, CHMM, CGP

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John Knightly, RG, LG, CHMM, CGP

Senior Project Manager



John Knightly is a Senior Project Manager at Blackstone Environmental, he has 36 years of experience, 30 of those with his own consulting firm, Knightly Environmental, specializing in assessment and remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater. Knightly Environmental merged with Blackstone in January 2023.

John has completed hundreds of projects from coast to coast with experience in groundwater sampling, asbestos inspections, remediation site supervision, soil boring, Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), storage tank closures, and site investigations. 

When he isn’t working, John enjoys spending time with his grandkids, going to the lake, and generally being outdoors.


  • B.S. Geology, University of Kansas, 1983
  • M.S. Geology, Iowa State University, 1987

Registrations & Certifications

  • Registered Geologist in Missouri
  • Licensed Geologist in Kansas
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Professional
  • Certified Groundwater Professional in Iowa


Known expert in petroleum, RBCA, site investigation, remediation, industrial waste stream consulting, real estate environmental investigations (Phase I and Phase II ESAs).


Member of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals.