Timothy Fields

Tim Fields has 40 years of experience addressing environmental site assessment, cleanup, waste management, redevelopment, and environmental justice issues, including 30 years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). While at EPA, Tim served for four years as Assistant Administrator for the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER), where he directed a program with an annual budget in excess of $2 billion. He has chaired multiple EPA advisory panels, including the Federal Facilities Environmental Restoration Dialogue Committee (FFERDC), the National Human Resources Council, and the OSWER Environmental Justice Task Force, where he led the development of an environmental justice strategy for Superfund, solid and hazardous waste management, Brownfields, and underground storage tank programs. He is experienced in developing and implementing RCRA, Superfund, and Brownfield reform measures and in mediating complex environmental-justice disputes. Tim has received four Presidential Rank Awards for Meritorious and Distinguished Executive Service and has been recognized by Virginia Tech as one of the “Top 100 Alumni of the Millennium.” He graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering, and from The George Washington University with an M.S. degree in Operations Research. Tim serves as a Senior Vice President heading MDB’s Environmental Management practice. He is an expert mediator/facilitator, and serves as an expert witness on environmental cleanup and waste management matters.

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