Dr. Harclerode Shares Innovative Remediation Approaches with Hazmat Professionals
The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) has invited CDM Smith Environmental Sustainability Scientist Melissa Harclerode to speak about the latest trends and cutting-edge techniques in the field of environmental remediation. Dr. Harclerode, an expert on climate change vulnerability assessments and adaptation plans, environmental sustainability projects, and environmental remediation assignments, will share her extensive knowledge of sustainable remediation and how experts are using innovative approaches to tackle today’s toughest environmental problems.
Dr. Harclerode is a veteran project manager with more than a decade of experience that includes designing and managing environmental projects for multi-disciplined teams across the federal, state, and private sectors. At CDM Smith, she has helped push the work of environmental remediation specialists into the future, with innovative stakeholder engagement techniques and an overall commitment to the social and economic impacts of environmental remediation.
The international remediation community has changed over the last decade from focusing on environmental footprint evaluations to incorporating social and economic impacts. Scientists like Dr. Harclerode are helping to spread awareness about the current state of environmental remediation across the globe. At today’s meeting, Dr. Harclerode will share her in-depth knowledge of innovative approaches, such as: the integration of societal cost benefit analysis to evaluate local and regional socio-economic impacts; the integration of social science methodologies to identify and consider stakeholder values; and plans for future innovations.
AHMP is the global leader devoted to the professional advancement of the hazardous materials management field. Their goal is to unburden the planet from pollution and ensure that everyone has a healthy and safe work environment. Dr. Harclerode will provide insight from her 12 years of experience investigating hazardous waste sites during her session with the attendees of the AHMP end-of-year meeting.