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Transcending finite natural resources with unlimited human potential.

Melissa Oakley

Senior Associate

Melissa has extensive experience in environmental data and regulatory policy analysis, technical report writing and research. She manages and authors Five-Year Reviews of remedies at Superfund sites and prepares case studies examining the local benefits of Superfund redevelopment. Melissa provides support for EPA’s Superfund Redevelopment Initiative and the Superfund program, including the research and analysis of economic data for Superfund sites that support businesses. She also provides GIS mapping services for Five-Year Reviews and reuse projects.

Prior to joining Skeo, 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 quality control and management.


Being part of a solution and trying to make the world a better place – even if that means making it better for just one person.


Honest, passionate, happiest when outdoors and spending time with family, life-long beach bum and saltwater fisherperson, artistic, 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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