University of Idaho: B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1978



Private Environmental Consultant, current

ENTRIX, Inc., Project Engineer, 1988 - 2000

ICF Technology, Inc., Senior Associate, 1987–1988

Westinghouse Hanford Operations, Senior Engineer, 1987

Private Consultant, Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Management, 1984–1987

EG&G Idaho, Inc., Senior Program Specialist, 1980–1984

FMC CORP., Industrial Engineer, 1978–1980

Chevron USA, Inc., Plant Engineer, 1976–1977 (co-op student)



Ms. Kee’s 27 years of experience have been focused on regulatory compliance in virtually all environmental areas. Her specific experience includes air permitting, spill response and reporting, hazardous, radioactive, and special waste management, wastewater discharge permitting, drinking water regulations, transportation of hazardous materials, etc. Representative projects include the following:


     Provided regulatory compliance assistance to chemical manufacturing companies. Topics included Title V air permitting, NESHAPs and NSPS applicability and compliance, hazardous waste management, spill reporting, SARA Tier II and TRI preparation.


     Reviewed spill planning requirements for all 50 states and over 200 municipalities for a national company’s delivery fleet refueling operations.


     Assisted in developing a program to achieve compliance with federal and state environmental laws, regulations, and policies for a company with facilities in 25 states.  Environmental areas included in the program were: wastewater and storm water management and permitting, solid and hazardous waste management, air emissions and permitting, spill response and reporting, drinking water management, underground and aboveground tank management; Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) regulations (including those applying to polychlorinated biphenyls), Superfund policies, and employee right-to-know, and community right-to-know programs.


     Performed regulatory research in all compliance areas, including solid and hazardous waste, air emissions, drinking water regulation, wastewater discharge, underground injection control, stormwater management, spill reporting, underground and aboveground tank management and remediation, etc.


     Conducted a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)-sponsored environmental assessment of a proposed radioactive and hazardous waste incinerator.  Predicted the facility’s radiological and nonradiological gaseous, liquid, and solid effluent; evaluated the potential exposure to workers and the public.  Studied possibility of formation of dioxins due to combustion process.


     Project Manager for the development of the national strategy for transporting transuranic waste from all of the Department of Energy (DOE) sites to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).  Supervised the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory effort and coordinated efforts of Los Alamos National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Savannah River Plant, Hanford Reservation, and Argonne National Laboratories.


     Project Manager of a program to reduce Idaho National Engineering Laboratory’s generation of low-level radioactive waste.  This included training personnel in waste reduction techniques, and encouraging efficient use of the waste compactor, radioactive waste melter, and incinerator.


     Analyzed water quality standards in five states (Texas, Pennsylvania, New York, Louisiana, and Mississippi) in order to assist with the preparation of a wastewater sampling and analysis contingency plan.


     Prepared a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) wastewater discharge permit application and an EPA NPDES permit application for an industrial facility located in southeast Texas.


     Determined 11 states storm water permitting strategy for facilities under TSCA enforcement due to PCB contamination in plant yards.


     Prepared contingency plans for a RCRA Part B permit application for commercial hazardous waste incinerator facility in the Southwestern U.S.


     Plant engineer for two petrochemical process plants (a cumene plant and a thinners and solvents plant).  Responsibilities included design and implementation of plant upgrades for improved production; maintenance activities (including overhaul of plant equipment such as pumps, heat exchangers, catalytic reactors, distillation columns, compressors, valves, furnaces, boilers, and control systems).  Environmental activities included modifying cumene plant to reduce benzene fugitive emissions from flanges, pumps, and catalytic reactors.