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Water Science for Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia

Mary Kay Foley, MD-DE-DC Water Science Director

Mary Kay Foley

Contact Information
U.S. Geological Survey
5522 Research Park Drive
Baltimore, MD 21228

Phone:  (443) 498-5501
Fax:      (443) 498-5510


M.S. in Civil Engineering, University at Buffalo.

B.S. in Civil Engineering, University at Buffalo.

Professional Experience

MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Director (February 2015 to Present)

Manager of U.S. Army's environmental cleanup programs (7 years)

Environmental Chief at the Mannheim Army Garrison (5 years)

  • Administering 19 environmental programs,
  • Extensive coordination and outreach efforts related to land and species conservation,
  • Spill response and remediation plans.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District (11 years)

  • Hydrologic Investigator and Groundwater Specialist on water resource and hazardous waste projects
  • Project engineer and project manager duties for large remediation projects
  • Extensive experience in working with the media, stakeholders, regulatory agencies and Congress
  • Recognized as the Buffalo Corps employee of the year in 2002
  • Selected for a 1-year detail in Washington DC as liaison between the Corps Headquarters and US EPA Headquarters developing Superfund policy and guidance and participating on their contaminated sediments work group

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