Tom Fox is an Environmental Protection Specialist in the Division of Oil and Public Safety (OPS) within the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment in Denver, Colorado. Tom has worked with the OPS since 2007. General duties include reviewing site characterization reports and corrective action plans; and providing guidance to optimize technical and economic feasibility of corrective actions, implementation/operation of systems, and reimbursement via the state fund. In addition, Tom has been involved in special projects such as developing electronic reporting formats, assessing the success of carbon injection for petroleum cleanups, and modifying Colorado's policy on LNAPL recovery. Prior to joining OPS, Tom was a petroleum geologist with ARCO from 1982-1986 doing exploration in the western US, and an environmental consultant on petroleum projects for several companies during 1986-2007. Tom has authored several articles, papers and presentations on assessment and corrective action techniques. Tom earned a bachelor's degree in earth science (geology) from Millersville State College (Pennsylvania) in 1980 and a master's degree in geology from Michigan State University in 1982. He maintains a license as a Professional Geologist in Wyoming.