Andria Benner is an Environmental Scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 9, in San Francisco. She has over 30 years of experience with EPA working both in EPA's Headquarters office in Washington D.C., as well as the Regional office. Her primary responsibility has been as a Remedial Project Manager overseeing the cleanup of Superfund sites in Arizona and California. In 1989-93, she worked for the State of Hawaii Department of Health drafting the State's Superfund law, and worked for the Hawaii Department of Agriculture on developing a program to protect endangered species from exposure to pesticides. She has a Masters of Science from the University of San Francisco in environmental management, and in 2008 received a M.S. degree in sustainability from the School of Engineering at the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Karlskrona, Sweden. Most recently, she has been working on EPA's RE-Power America program to encourage land owners of contaminated or damaged sites to consider renewable energy for future use of their property.