Donna Bausch
Project Scientist III

 B.S. obtained in 1997 (Chemistry), Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

• M.ES. obtained in 2004 (Environmental Science), Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

• Extensive environmental permitting and auditing experience for industrial and specialty gas manufacturing facilities

Ms. Bausch has over fourteen years of experience in environmental issues.  She has assisted with the development of air permit applications, maintained air reporting requirements for numerous clients, and has developed and conducted training in air permit requirements.  She has significant involvement with water quality issues, including conducting water sample analyses, implementing statistical analysis of pollutants as indicators of watershed health, and screening municipal potable water samples for contaminants.  She also has extensive knowledge of water use and wastewater discharge permitting in several states.  Ms. Bausch has excellent knowledge and experience in stormwater requirements including permitting and development of stormwater pollution prevention plans.  She conducts multi-media environmental audits and develops SPCC, ODCP, SWPP, Facility Response Plans (FRPs), Integrated Plans, Water Conservation Plans and Risk Management Plans on an on-going basis.  She has excellent knowledge of waste regulations and has assisted industrial operations in multiple states with program development and site specific training.  She also has worked extensively with cylinder gas and air separation facilities in multiple states to solve environmental compliance issues, including:  permitting, regulatory reporting, assessment of site activities impacts, development of strategies and Best Management Practices to reduce/mitigate impacts, and managing projects involving soil and stormwater sampling and analyses to address potential issues.

Ms. Bausch has led in the development of Aegis’ Sustainability and Greenhouse Gas services.  She has spearheaded a process to survey multiple industrial facilities for the collection of a corporate greenhouse gas inventory for both state reporting and non-regulatory third-party requests.  Ms. Bausch also assists clients in developing and implementing Environmental Management System (EMS) Programs.