Julie Robertson has over 25 years of experience in project management and environmental cleanup, specializing in soil and groundwater remediation, interpretation and application of environmental and safety regulations and requirements, and preparation of cleanup planning and permitting documents. She has successfully brought facilities into compliance with environmental and safety regulations and has developed practical plans for waste management, facility closure, and site cleanup. She has a proven ability to unite teams of support contractors, scientists, and engineers to accomplish tasks.
Julie has extensive experience interpreting and implementing environmental requirements established under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), Clean Air Act (CAA), and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Julie has prepared numerous permitting, characterization, and cleanup planning documents required by these laws and has negotiated permit and cleanup conditions on dozens of projects, including the construction of the Hanford Waste Vitrification Plant, the demolition of the 221-U Canyon Building, the remediation of the 100-KR-4 Groundwater Operable Unit, and the closure of Hanford single-shell tank farms. Julie has also authored plans for applying U.S. Department of Energy safety and waste management requirements (10 CFR 830 and DOE Order 435.1) to the closure and cleanup of contaminated facilities, equipment, and soil.
Julie has held positions as an environmental manager and environmental compliance officer at various radioactive and hazardous waste facilities. In this role she has conducted field inspections, analyzed plant activities for environmental impacts, and reviewed and approved applicable environmental documents. She has also guided facility efforts to improve chemical and waste management practices.In project manager roles, Julie has defined and implemented scope, schedule, and budget for the cleanout and demolition of contaminated facilities, and for soil and groundwater cleanup actions. She was responsible for the construction, operation, and modification of multiple groundwater remediation systems, and she has routinely interacted with state and federal regulators, the U.S. Department of Energy, public stakeholders, and tribal representatives.