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Melissa Oakley

Senior Associate

Melissa has 16 years of experience in the environmental field, including regulatory compliance, project management, environmental data and regulatory policy analysis, and technical report writing and research. She has extensive experience managing economic analyses of reuse at Superfund, RCRA Corrective Action and federal facility sites. As a Senior Associate at Skeo, Melissa also manages and writes five-year reviews of remedies at Superfund sites, and provides writing, research, technical and analytical support across a wide range of Skeo’s work related to Superfund remediation and reuse.

Prior to joining Skeo in 2012, Melissa worked as an environmental inspector for the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection. She has regulatory experience across a variety of fields, including hazardous waste, underground storage tanks and solid waste. Her professional experience also includes laboratory management and quality control.


Gardener, life-long beach bum and saltwater fisherperson, helper, multi-tasker, creative, music lover, a bit of a tree-hugger and a very lucky mom.


BA, Environmental Science
University of Virginia

AA, Fine Arts
Piedmont Virginia Community College

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