Larry Syversonis a groundwater remediation specialist for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality in Richmond, Virginia. Larry has worked at the Department since 1991: five years in the underground storage tank section and since 1996 in the solid waste section. Larry issues solid waste groundwater permits, reviews post-closure care applications and oversees corrective action projects for the Departmentís Northern Regional Office. Prior to the Department, Larry worked for 16 years in Texas and Oklahoma as a petroleum geologist and in Virginia as an environmental consultant. Larry is currently the ITRCís point of contact for Virginia and is a member of the BioDNAPL team. Larry earned a bachelorís degree in geology in 1972 and a master of environmental science in 1988 from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. Larry is a Certified Professional Geologist by the Commonwealth of Virginia.