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April VanCamp Gil - Team Leader, Environmental Team 1

Dr. April VanCamp Gil is the Environmental Team 1 leader for the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act (UMTRCA) sites and Nevada Offsites. Dr. Gil is responsible for protection of human health and the environment at former uranium mill sites, uranium mill tailings disposal sites, and the eight sites where the Atomic Energy Commission conducted subsurface nuclear tests outside of the main Nevada Test Site.

A Colorado native, Dr. Gil is happy to be home where she manages the historic Grand Junction, Colorado, Office, which traces its origins to World War II and the Manhattan Project. Her federal career with DOE began in 1991 when she worked as a geologist with the Yucca Mountain Project that was based in Las Vegas, Nevada. At the time of the project’s cancellation, Dr. Gil was directing the License Application Development Division. She joined LM in June 2010 as a manager for the UMTRCA Title I and Title II sites in New Mexico and Wyoming.

Dr. Gil holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in geology from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Socorro, New Mexico, and a Doctorate in environmental policy from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She spent much of her childhood on the Navajo Nation where her father was a soil scientist for the federal government.