Dr. Salpas has been an independent consultant since 2002.  During this time he has supported the strategic planning of innovative environmental characterization campaigns.  He is the co-author of the Dynamic Verification Strategy (DVS), an expedited approach to environmental site closure that has been well received and praised by regulators.  His direct contribution to these efforts has resulted in the recommended release of over 650 acres of the Oak Ridge Reservation property from further action while saving the customer more than 5 million dollars.