Environmental Science Division (EVS) a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
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Todd A. Kimmell
Environmental Scientist and Policy Analyst
Environmental Security Team
M.S., Environmental Science, George Washington University, 1982.
Current Role
Environmental Scientist and Policy Analyst, Environmental Security and Restoration.
Solid/hazardous waste management; environmental remediation; infrastructure protection; chemical security; emergency management and planning; water use and energy consumption during emergencies.
Career Highlights
  • RCRA/CERCLA architect: Development and implementation of RCRA and CERCLA programs; Military Munitions Rule; Land Disposal Restrictions program; Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure and other test methods; state programs; permitting; listing/delisting.
  • Environmental compliance/remediation: National Academies committee work on demilitarization of chemical and conventional munitions and recovered chemical warfare material.
  • Emergency management and homeland security: National-level urban response planning for terrorist and natural hazard events; exercise development and execution; analytical methods for emergency response; infrastructure protection; implementation of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards for the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Water and energy programs: Oil and gas production well contributions to hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico; power production issues during drought; water-energy relationships.