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Superfund & Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
Ms. Richert provided support to the Superfund emergency response and removal program for lead contamination in soils and oil spill management; prepared briefings on removing hazardous materials at clandestine, Crystal Meth laboratories; and collected alternative treatment technology data for over 100 Superfund sites. She also researched and compiled regulatory information for removal actions at abandoned mining sites under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) program.

Ms. Richert was employed by CDM Federal Programs Corp., ICF Inc., and Roy F. Weston, Inc.

Recycling and Solid Waste Management
Ms. Richert developed and implemented an eight county, recycling program in a rural and economically disadvantaged region. Her responsibilities included identifying markets for materials collected from municipal programs; preparing grant applications for stakeholders to acquire recycling related equipment; and serving as a source reduction/waste minimization expert for the regulated community. She reviewed recycling plans for governmental stakeholders, tire derived fuel plants, and construction and demolition (C&D) reuse operations. She also conducted inspections at permitted operations for recycling municipal solid waste and tire storage operations.

Ms. Richert was employed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Solid Waste, Region 5, Raybrook, New York.

Faculty Member
Ms. Richert developed syllabi for four college level classes; prepared and delivered lectures to 100 students; and served as an adviser to 20 students.

Ms. Richert was employed by the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, New York, and Miner Center Institute, Chazy, New York.