Eugene Meyer

Eugene Meyer earned a PhD in chemistry from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, in 1964. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Instituut voor Kernphysisch Onderzoek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1965. Dr. Meyer served as a professor of chemistry with tenure at Lewis University, Lockport, Illinois, from 1965 to 1979. He joined the technical staff of the US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, in 1979, serving as regional expert in the chemistry of hazardous waste and chief of the technical programs section of the Hazardous Waste Division. In 1982, Dr. Meyer became president of Meyer Environmental Consultants, Inc., where during the course of his work he consulted with attorneys at the US Department of Justice and private law firms and served in the capacity of an expert witness on more than 200 legal matters concerned with the transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous substances. Dr. Meyer is now retired and lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.