Daniel Michael, a principal of Neptune and Company, has over 30 years of experience supporting environmental decision-making and data collection design, implementation and assessment. For the past 10 years, he has been directly involved in statistical sampling plans for addressing MEC problems at DoD installations including former Army, Air Force and Navy ranges. Mr. Michael supported EPA in the development and implementation of the DQO process starting in 1984, was a primary author of the guidance and has extensive experience assisting project teams in Technical Project Planning including gaining Stakeholder support. Mr. Michael pioneered the application of the DQO process to risk based corrective action, He has extensive experience in the development of strategies to assess ecological and human health risk posed by contaminated media, has conducted MEC hazard assessments and is currently interested in developing a risk-based approach to MEC evaluations and remediation.