Jim Harrington is currently the Director of Remedial Bureau A in the Division of Environmental Remediation at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation In that capacity, he is responsible for 3 Sections that manage the remediation of contaminated sites in New York State's remedial programs on Long Island and the Eastern Adirondack region. He is also responsible for 2 Sections that are responsible for DEC's radiation program. Prior to the current position, he was Chief of the Technology Section which provides statewide technical support to the remedial programs relative to the application of innovative technology, soil cleanup objectives and regulatory interpretation. He has been involved in the review and approval of the use of a number of treatment technologies, including stabilization. He has been with the agency for over 30 years. Jim has been a member of ITRC since its inception in 1995 and has led and co-led a number of technical teams, been a member of the Board of Directors and has served as NY's Point of Contact since the founding of ITRC. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Clarkson College of Technology ( Potsdam NY 1978) and an Associate in Science Degree in Engineering Science from Morrisville Agricultural and Technical College ( Morrisville NY 1976). He is a registered Professional Engineer in New York State (1983).