Mel Skaggs, P.E.
v 18 years with InDepth Environmental Associates, performing multiple sediment-related assignments, forensic studies, and due diligence support studies.
v 15 years with integrated international oil company, including eight years as the senior environmental manager.
v 8 years with a chemical company performing air and water quality permitting and site remediation responsibilities.
v Managed programs that closed over 25 significant waste sites. These cleanup programs have now resulted in the issuance of U.S. patents and the publication of over 50 peer reviewed publications, with particular emphases on the chemicals chromium and 2,3,7,8-TCDD (“dioxin”).
v Performed or directed forensic evaluations of other PRPs’ historic operations at numerous sites.
v Performed and directed numerous acquisition and divestiture related environmental due diligence studies.
v Oversaw the development and implementation of the corporation’s environmental management systems in such sensitive environments as tropical forests, arid deserts, and off-shore oil platforms.
v B.S., Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1976
v M.S., Biological Sciences, University of Houston, Clear Lake City, 1979
v EPA’s National Advisory Committee on Environmental Technology and Policy (NACEPT) Superfund Subcommittee (appointed May, 2002)
v Sediment Management Work Group
v National Sediments Coalition
v Western Hemisphere Dredging Association
v Society of Petroleum Engineers
v Air & Waste Management Association
InDepth Environmental Associates, Inc.