Lane McDonough

Lane is a chemical engineer with 37 years of diversified experience in the environmental assessment and remediation, hazardous waste treatment, process, nuclear and fossil power industries. As a project engineer with Stone & Webster Engineering and Chicago Bridge & Iron, he has managed R&D projects evaluating and implementing various technologies for the Department of Defense to assesses and destroy chemical agents. He has led environmental assessments of Superfund sites for the US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) and supervised field assessments for MASSPORT.

He has experience in process design, safety assessments, and analytical data review. He has developed and implemented plans for the remediation of mercury and arsenic-contaminated equipment and analyzed the fate of heavy metals recovered from fossil power plant scrubbers. Working with the Environmental Protection Agency, NAVFAC and local Community Advisory Committee, he has drafted decision documents and remedial action plans based on analysis of data collected during field sampling programs.

Lane earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He has authored technical papers and published articles on energy conservation and chemical agent destruction and holds a patent on high pressure ceramic tubes for use in reformer reactors.