Meet the TRI Trainers

Erik Edgar Erik Edgar is a chemical engineer with Abt Associates with four years of experience supporting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and teaching TRI Training workshops. His expertise with the TRI program includes supporting TRI rulemakings on chemical and sector expansions, leading production of the annual Reporting Forms and Instructions, TRI data quality review, and sector analyses including oil refineries and electric utilities. Prior to working at Abt Associates, his professional experience has included process engineering for renewable fuels production, corporate environmental, health and safety services and applied research. His academic and professional research has included fluid dynamics modeling, bioremediation of trichloroethylene, spray atomization using supercritical fluids, and absorbency characterization of specialty medical materials. Mr. Edgar has an M.S. in chemical engineering from Oregon State University and a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Wyoming.