Rebecca Bass

Program Scientist

Ms. Bass has over 20 years of experience in the environmental consulting field. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology with and emphasis in Ecology from Penn State University and started her career working for environmental analytical laboratories specializing in PCB, semivolatile, and wet chemistry analyses. Ms. Bass spent several years auditing hundreds of petroleum storage facilities in northeast Florida, specializing in bulk facilities and marinas. She also managed the cleanup of approximately 40 petroleum contaminated sites under the State of Florida’s Petroleum Pre-Approval Program. After moving to upstate South Carolina, Ms. Bass’s experience has focused primarily on stormwater projects. Her most recent experience includes inspecting construction projects as a Certified Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Inspector, creating Stormwater Master Plans, conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), preparing Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), and maintaining continuous water quality monitoring equipment. Additional skills include performing water quality data corrections and analysis using AQUARIUS and map creation using ESRI ArcGIS. Her field work experience includes groundwater sampling, surface water sampling, soil sampling, industrial hygiene air monitoring, wastewater treatment plant sample collection, petroleum facility inspections, CEPSCI inspections, Phase I ESAs, and calibrating and maintaining water quality monitoring equipment with a particular expertise in nitrate and orthophosphate analyzers.