Dr. Douglas has over 35 years of experience in environmental chemistry. His expertise includes development and application of advanced analytical chemistry methods for the study of the source, fate and effects of organic contaminants and trace metals in soil, water, waste water, sediment, and biota. His primary focus is the application of environmental chemistry for site forensic investigations and has published, presented and testified on the analysis, source and fate of persistent chemicals in the environment. He has managed government and private laboratories that focused on gasoline, fuel oils, petroleum, coal tar and trace metal contamination. His project experience includes many gasoline station, bulk fuel facility, and refinery forensic site investigations and many notable oil spill studies including the Deepwater Horizon and the Kalamazoo River Line 6B Oil Spills. Dr. Douglas earned a B.S. in chemical oceanography and a Ph.D. in oceanography (chemistry).