Ruthie Doering serves as a Geologist for the firm. Her work focuses on accuracy in understanding, predicting, and reducing human impact on the environment. She regularly conducts field assignments and data analysis as well as technical report preparation in support of investigation and remediation projects. Ruthie maintains a good understanding of the regulatory requirements and considerations necessary for contaminant projects such as leaking underground storage tank (LUST) investigation, removal, closure, and reporting. Her other responsibilities include conducting Phase I/ II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Baseline Environmental Assessments (BEAs), and Due Care Plans associated with property transactions and Brownfield projects.
Ruthie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geological Sciences and English from Albion College (Albion, Michigan). Her undergraduate independent study included research on fluid inclusions of quartz veins from the Black Hills, South Dakota using microthermometric and petrographic analysis. She acquired field experience from regional geology trips in the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, Appalachia, and Michigan. In addition to her studies and experience, Ruthie maintains a professional license as a State of Michigan Asbestos Building Inspector.