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Appendix B: Biographies of the Workshop Planning Committee
Pages 67-72

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... The WVU Energy Institute is the central university organization coordinating and facilitating collaborative research projects at WVU in fossil energy, sustainable energy, energy policy, and environmental stewardship related to energy.
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... developing borehole geophysical methods for resource assessment, and later working on issues related to subsurface evaluation of sites for nuclear waste isolation. He joined the faculty at Ohio State in 1985 where his research has included the development of subsurface geophysical evaluation tools for hazardous waste, primarily through the Environmental Protection Agency Superfund Program, and the development and application of geophysical techniques for interpreting subsurface geology.
From page 69...
... He is also currently the lead PI on a $7.2 million Department of Energy-funded project entitled "Utica Shale Energy and Environment Laboratory" -- a drilling project that is a consortium of academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, and industry conducting field research to advance engineering and scientific field practices, and to understand the environmental and community effects of unconventional oil and gas development. He has a BSc and MSc from Michigan State University and a PhD in Geophysics from the Colorado School of Mines.
From page 70...
... Mares was with Union Carbide Corporation for 18 years, half in the Law Department, working on antitrust compliance and purchasing issues, and half in its chemical business, including leading an effort for three years to create a chemicals joint venture with a Middle East government company and being the operations/profit manager for several groups of industrial chemicals. Subsequent to his service in the Reagan administration, he worked with the Washington, DC, law firm Shaw Pittman, the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association, and the EOP Group (a Washington, DC, environment, energy, and budget consulting firm)
From page 71...
... Amy Pickle directs the State Policy Program at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions. She focuses on state and local roles in developing energy resources; state energy planning; the interaction among federal, state, and local water management policies; the role of water utilities in green infrastructure implementation; and local governments' efforts to adapt to climate change and improve urban sustainability.

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