ESCM, Atlanta, Ga., an environmental consulting firm, has formed a western division called

Earth Resource with an office at 629 N. 1000 East in Orem.David Keith is regional manager and owner of the office which serves Utah and surrounding states with environmental engineering and geotechnical services such as underground storage tank management, risk assessment, release remediation, environmental property assessments, radon gas surveys and hazardous material and air quality management.

Jeffrey Keith, David's brother, will work with

Earth Resource as a consultant and subcontractors.

A Provo native, David Keith is a Brigham Young University graduate with a master's degree in mechanical engineering. He has worked at Hercules Aerospace and AeroTrans Corp. in Spring-ville.

Jeffrey Keith has a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Wisconsin and has been doing research at BYU as an associate professor and is setting up a chromatography lab for chemical analysis of water and geological samples.