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Maggie Clarke Environmental

 

 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

City College of New York, Center for Reclamation, Reuse and Recycling of Materials for Urban Sustainability, Director of Research, 2007-2008

NYC Parks & Recreation, Natural Resources Group.  Project Manager and Borough Liaison for Brooklyn wetlands restoration.  2006-2007

WNET/Channel 13 New York, NY; Environmental Research Consultant on "Environment: Your Own Back Yard" a documentary with four programs on air, water, garbage, and open space. Aired nationally in 1991.

INFORM, Inc., Program Director, Municipal Solid Waste Research, 1988 - 1989

Designed, directed, and executed research projects pertaining to solid waste management technologies and practices analyzed from environmental and engineering points of view. Areas of concern: incineration, toxic and volume source reduction, and integrated MSW management. Published reports, articles and testimony. Served on government, professional, technical, and citizens committees to define solid waste research needs, fund proposals, and implement solid waste management strategies. Peer reviewed government and professional reports.

NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION, Resource Recovery Office, Environmental Scientist responsible for researching and evaluating new incinerator emissions control technologies and health impacts, New York, NY 1984 - 1988

NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY, New York, NY (Resource Recovery, Energy Conservation) Policy Coordinator 1982 - 1983; Policy Analyst 1981 - 1982  Incinerator siting, financing, design

TRI-STATE REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION, New York, NY 1979-1981 Senior Economist, Water and Sewer Infrastructure Planning and impacts on Economic Development

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, New York, NY 1979 Associate Research Scientist. Applied Sciences Department. Acid Hydrolysis project.

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, New York, NY: 1978 Physical Scientist, Water Quality Management Planning.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING EXPERIENCE  1990 - . New York State and New York City Certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise. Major clients:

Investigation on Waste Oil contaminating apartment building fuel oil.  For Robert Kennedy, Jr. 2013.

US Environmental Protection Agency, Region II, New York, NY; Principal Investigator, Solid Waste Research and Demonstration Grant and Doctoral Dissertation.  Developed, implemented, and evaluated effectiveness of two environmental shopping campaigns in Manhattan.   1991-1999.

Conducted NYC recycling participation rate research and statistical analyses developed and analyzed surveys, administered to thousands of New Yorkers,  to understand reasons for the wide disparity of participation rates across the 59 community boards; presented results at conferences; published journal article

Natural Resources Defense Council New York, NY; Authored testimony/aided in negotiations on EPA Standards for Municipal Waste Combustors and Medical Waste Incinerators, 1990, 1993-1995.

Hampshire County, England, Advice and counsel regarding design and implementation of integrated solid waste management system for the County, 1994-. Participated in two symposia, Winchester, 1995.

Air and Waste Management Association, Technical Director for video "Solid Waste Management -- The Integrated Approach", 1993-1994.

Camden County, NJ, Camden Environmental Technical Advisory Committee member, charged with advising on incinerator retrofit design, and other air quality matters. 1993-94.

Expert Witness, 80 John St Co-op Board, on impacts of the World Trade Center disaster emissions, 2002.

Nigerian government and Shell Oil representatives, Chief Instructor, Environmental Impact Assessment course, 2000.

INFORM, Inc. New York, NY; Senior Fellow. Authored articles and testimony on incineration, waste composition and waste prevention issues. Influenced City policy at Solid Waste Advisory Board meetings. Worked with Ohio Citizens Action to recommend retrofits to Dayton incinerator, 1990-1994.

Center for Applied Studies of the Environment, City University of New York, Research Fellow, 1992-, Co-Principal Investigator and originator of State grants for three new environmental laboratories for CUNY, including a Products and Packaging Design and Testing Lab, a Mobile Air Toxics Monitoring Lab, and an Urban Environmental Monitoring Lab. Prepared a scope of work and environmental assessment for cleanup of Chinatown, New York City.