In this episode we meet Mellisa Powers-Taylor, a science leader that wears many hats, including AIPG Michigan Section Past President, US EPA On-Scene Coordinator, and STEM Advocate and Geology Enthusiast. Mellisa shares her path in science and how she has become accomplished in her career. Including:
Mellisa Powers-Taylor is an Environmental Geologist with nearly ten years of professional experience working on contaminated site investigations and remediation programs. She earned bachelor degrees in Environmental Science and Geology and a masters degree in Geology from Wayne State University. Mellisa was an Environmental Protection Specialist with the US Army and a Superfund Project Manager for the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. She now works for the federal government implementing Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) programs.
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