Kevin Oates is an Environmental Scientist at the Military Munitions Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise (EM CX). He has worked in federal and state hazardous waste and military munitions programs since 1986. Mr. Oates began his career with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Region 2 in the Superfund Program. He has also worked for EPA Region 10 Superfund and Tribal programs, EPA Headquarters Federal Facility Restoration and Reuse Office, the USACE Walla Walla District, as well as detail to the State of Alaska. He is an instructor for various CERCLA and Military Munitions Response Program training programs developed for EPA, Department of Defense, and Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council. His responsibilities at the EM CX include providing training on the Munitions and Explosives of Concern Hazard Assessment, the Uniform Federal Policy for Quality Assurance Project Plans, and 5-Year Reviews. He has responsibility for review of Munitions Response Site Prioritization Protocols, and assists in the development of guidance documents. Mr. Oates has a Bachelors and a Masters of Science from Rutgers University.