Lynn, Program Manager for the Water Resources Restoration Program

Lynn joined the RSI Oak Ridge cleanup team in 2011. She has more than 28 years of diversified experience managing cleanup actions and associated stewardship controls at chemically and radioactively contaminated sites for both private and public clients. Her experience involves both Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA) sites and cleanup from discovery (preliminary investigations) through Remedial Investigations/Feasibility Studies and RCRA Corrective Actions, implementation of actions, and post stewardship monitoring. 

As Program Manager for the Water Resources Restoration Program on the DOE Oak Ridge Reservation her responsibilities include the management of an $8 million stewardship program that monitors surface water and groundwater, groundwater levels, site inspections, engineering controls, and land use controls at over 60 sites. Groundwater and surface water monitoring entails the sampling of over 800 wells and over 1000 surface water locations forboth radionuclide and chemical analysis. Additional responsibilities include supervising the yearly Remediation Effectiveness Report, which assesses the performance of remedial actions, and every 5 years producing the CERCLA Five year Review, which evaluates if remedial actions are protective of human health and the environment.

Lynn is a Michigan native. She attended undergrad school in Michigan and transferred to Oklahoma to attain her Petroleum Engineering degree and Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering.  She worked her way to Tennessee where she fits in with her outdoor lifestyle.  Her love of biking and running expanded into endurance sports—marathons, triathlons, adventure racing. Included in her accomplishments are the Boston Marathon, Michigan Coast- to-Coast 72-hour Adventure Race, and the Hawaii Ironman World Championship. 

Lynn can be reached by email at lsims@rsienv.com