Tom O'Neill is a Section Chief with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's (NJDEP's) Site Remediation and Waste Management Program in Trenton, New Jersey. Tom joined the NJDEP in 1983 as an On Scene Coordinator overseeing a wide variety of publicly funded (State funds and Superfund) removal actions and planned site remediations including: drum and soil removals, laboratory clean-ups, landfill gas remediation, ground water investigations, and pump and treat systems. In 1994, Tom was responsible for the formation of the Operations and Maintenance Section that is currently responsible for the NJDEP's publicly funded long term remediation and monitoring sites, his Section is also responsible for the Deed Notice Inspection Program. His prior work includes design engineering with The Lummus Company, designing pollution control (air, water, and noise) systems for chemical and petrochemical facilities. Tom is currently a co-Leader of the ITRC Green and Sustainable Remediation Team. Prior to his lead position with the GSR Team he was the co-Leader of the Remediation Risk Management and Remediation Process Optimization Teams. He earned a bachelor's degree in environmental science from Rutgers University’s Cook College in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1981 and a master's degree in environmental science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s- Newark College of Engineering in Newark, New Jersey in 1984.