Environmental Science Division (EVS)a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
Predictive environmental understanding
Terri L. Patton
Principal Geology Specialist
Hydrology, Remediation, and Risk-based Restoration Department
  • M.S., Geology, Northeastern Illinois University.
Current Role
Principal Geology Specialist, Ecological Risk and Restoration, supporting various federal agencies in application of the National Environmental Policy Act.
Evaluation of geologic (energy/mineral) resources, soils, and water resources; cumulative impacts analysis.
Career Highlights
  • Lead technical analyst: Renewable energy development (solar and wind), offshore oil and gas leasing, energy conveyance, waste disposal, fuel production, and nuclear power plant operations.
  • Task leader: Mineral resource potential assessments (Bureau of Land Management public lands); focused feasibility study for site remediation (Aberdeen Proving Ground); inactive waste sites program management plan and groundwater contamination studies (Argonne); and several site assessments, sampling and analysis plans, and quality assurance plans.
  • Assistant project manager: Imperial-Mexicali 230-kV Transmission Lines Environmental Impact Statement (DOE), remedial investigations/feasibility studies for Yuma and Aberdeen Proving Grounds (U.S. Army).