Mr. Hinrichs has over 30 years of experience in the environmental field. As a project manager and lead consultant for NewFields, he represents several private sector mining companies involved in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandated Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) mine remedies and natural resource issues. His career milestones include designing and constructing a deep tunnel groundwater diversion that reduced the treatment demand at mining site near Vail, Colorado. Mr. Hinrichs received a B.S. in geology.