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									                                    Bruce L. Cutright
                                   Professional Summary
                                      February 9, 2010

Business address:               The University of Texas at Austin
                                Bureau of Economic Geology
                                University Station, Box X
                                Austin, Texas 78713-8924
                                (512) 232-0775
E-mail address:       

Academic Background
   Ph.D. program (incomplete) Hydrogeology, University of Wisconsin, Madison,
   B.S. Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, 1972
   M.S. Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, 1974

Areas of Expertise
   A. Compressed air energy storage, management and technical leadership of complex
      groundwater flow and contamination-related projects, and alternative energy resources.
   B. Aquifer storage and recovery in water resources development, supply enhancement, and
   C. Sustainable water resources development and management.
   D. Water needs for power generation facilities, environmental compliance and siting
   E. Agricultural water supplies in developing countries, low maintenance/low technology
      water supply systems.
   F. Low-impact communities and sustainable design of communities in urban settings.

Professional Work Experience
   A. Present Position: Research Scientist Associate, Bureau of Economic Geology, The
      University of Texas at Austin (2008 - Present).

       Actively involved in compressed air energy storage, CO2 Sequestration studies, well
       integrity assessment for CO2 injection, pathogens in shallow groundwater and saltwater
       intrusion studies and development of procedures to limit or control saltwater intrusion into
       potable aquifers.

   B. Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Midtown Miami Community Development District
      (2005 - November 2008).

       Planning, management, and operational oversight of a $103,000,000 bond fund for the
       construction and operation of public works, including roads, parking structures,
       landscaping, lighting, storm water management, sidewalks, green space, and
       environmental remediation for a 56-acre urban redevelopment project; reporting and
       investor relations.

   C. Chief Operating Officer, RexMidtown Development LLC and Director of Infrastructure,
      Planning and Environment, Midtown Equities LLC, New York and Miami (December 2004
      - December 2008).
   Supervision of all operating units of a development company and subsidiaries engaged in
   development, management, and expansion in an environmentally conscientious manner
   of mixed use and high-end residential, commercial and office properties, including
   planning, design, and management of urban redevelopment projects, marinas, Ritz
   Carlton Residences, mixed-use development, and urban infill projects. Position included
   supervision of over $1 billion of active construction projects and another $2.5 billion in the
   planning, design or pre-construction phases.

D. Senior Scientist, Division Manager and Shareholder, Kimley-Horn and Associates, inc.,
   Jacksonville, Florida (1998 - December 2004).

   Technical leadership in hydrogeology and management of a business unit within a
   nationwide engineering design firm with a substantial water supply, groundwater
   development, and large-scale commercial and residential land development practice in
   projects ranging from Hawaii, across the lower 48 states and to the Caribbean. Projects
   included municipal water-supply assessment, disinfection byproducts mitigation and
   treatment, well field development, and well design and testing, waste-water recycling
   through managed wetlands, aquifer storage and recovery and enhanced recharge,
   hazardous waste investigations and soil groundwater quality remediation.

E. Consulting Hydrologist, Several small to medium-sized environmental consulting firms
   based largely in the Florida or Midwest region (1995 - 1998).

   Technical focus on groundwater quality investigations, water-supply development,
   litigation support services to industrial firms, and environmental compliance assistance.
   Directed the Fox River, Town Branch, Mud River and Onion River PCB sediment
   remediation projects. Senior Hydrogeologist and Principal in Charge for the assessment
   and remediation of arsenic contamination in Marinette, Wisconsin related to the
   manufacture of precursors to Agent Orange.

F. Senior Hydrogeologist and Managing Principal in Charge, Dames and Moore, Milwaukee,
   Wisconsin and Jacksonville, Florida (1990 - 1995).

   Notable project related accomplishments included site development and assessment of
   the impacts of large power generation cooling water withdrawals from the Floridan
   Aquifer in competition with existing municipal, agricultural and mining use, transport of
   metals and chlorinated organic compounds through multiple aquifer systems and fate and
   transport of radioactive elements from phosphate mining gypsum waste stacks. Principal
   Scientist for the design and permitting of phosphate mines, water reuse projects,
   wastewater recycling through wetlands, and international projects in east Africa and the
   Pacific Rim.

G. President and Founder, Cold Spring Resources, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1989 -

   Investigated cyanide contamination in a karst aquifer and protection of water quality in the
   White River, Indiana from adverse impacts from contaminated groundwater inflow, design
   of remediation systems for chlorinated and nonchlorinated organic soil and ground water
   contamination sites, assessment of DOD facilities for environmental compliance with US
   and foreign regulations and development of environmental master plans for
   environmental compliance at DOD facilities.

H. Managing Principal in Charge and Senior Scientist, Geraghty and Miller Ground Water
   Consultants, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1985 - 1989).
        Senior scientist for the international ground water consulting firm and was later promoted
        to Managing Vice President and Regional Manager. Activities included technical
        leadership, and consulting on major superfund investigations, remediation, litigation
        support and expert witness services. Opened and managed offices in Milwaukee and
        Madison, Wisconsin, Indianapolis, Indiana, Detroit, Michigan and Minneapolis, Minnesota.
        Technical focus was on ground water resource definition, surface and ground water
        interactions, fate, transport and remediation of contaminated aquifers and water quality

   I.   Senior Hydrogeologist, CH2MHill, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1984 - 1985).

        Served as a technical leader for the civil and geotechnical engineering firm, working on
        water resources development and ground water contamination projects world wide. While
        with CH2M Hill, developed the first contaminant desorption model used in a practical
        sense for estimating the time-to-clean-up of ground water contamination. Served as a
        senior hydrogeologist on the Wasatch Front water management assessment project and
        for the Edwards Aquifer 2020 study.

   J.   Senior Hydrogeologist, Woodward-Clyde Consultants, San Francisco, California (1981 -

        Served as a hydrogeologist for the international earth-science and geotechnical
        engineering firm, working on diverse projects that included dam foundation stabilization in
        Peru, foundations in permafrost terrains in Alaska, water supplies for large agriculture
        plantations in lesser developed countries and siting and water supplies for large power
        generation facilities.

   K. Research Assistant, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, Madison,
      Wisconsin (1978 - 1981).

        Focused on deep ground water flow systems in Wisconsin, provided technical support to
        the State of Wisconsin Public in assessing the proposed development of the Crandon
        copper mine and served on the NURE project as a project researcher.

   L. Project Engineer, Morrison Knudson International, Zaire, West Africa (1976 - 1978).

        Served as Project Engineer for the construction of a 1,700-km-long DC transmission line
        crossing the central portion of the former Belgian Congo. Responsibilities included
        construction engineering, route location and re-routing as needed, local government
        liaison, logistics and materials control, progress scheduling and subcontractor and
        personnel management.

   M. Water Resources Engineer, Central and Southern Florida Water Management District,
      West Palm Beach, Florida (1975 - 1976).

   N. Research Associate, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada (1974 - 1975).

Professional Societies
   American Geophysical Union
   American Institute of Hydrology
   Geological Society of America
   Phi Beta Kappa
   Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

Professional Registrations
   Certified Professional Hydrogeologist (#279)

   Professional Geologist in Florida (#1572), Kentucky (#1519), Tennessee (#TN0883)

Awards and Honorary Societies
   Phoenix Award, Midtown Miami Project, for revitalization of blighted, contaminated lands for
      productive, new use, 2009
   University of Florida 4-year NCAA Athletic Scholarship, 1968 - 1972
   Geological Society of America Elected Fellow
   Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society
   Phi Kappa Phi

Committee Responsibilities and Professional Activities
   Chairman, Midtown Miami Community Development District, 2005 - 2008
   Member, Board of Governors, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 2005 - 2006
   Chairman, Mequon City Council Recycling Commission, 1990 - 1992
   Member, Ground Water Policy Education Project, 1990 - 1992
   Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Monitoring Well Construction, Wisconsin Department of
     Natural Resources, 1989 - 1990
   Senior Hydrogeologist, 2020 Project, Edwards Aquifer Authority, 1984 - 1985
   Senior Hydrogeologist, Wasatch Front Water Reuse Project, 1983 - 1984
   President, University of Florida Section, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, 1972


   Stephenson, R. A., Cutright, B. L., and Woessner, W. W., 1991, Hydrogeology: it is: GSA
       Today, v 1, no. 5.
   Cutright, B. L., 1982, Groundwater resources of Wisconsin, in Wisconsin Geological and
       Natural History Survey
   Cutright, B. L., 1980, Water use possibilities for flooded iron mines, Iron County, Wisconsin, in
       Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey.


   Cutright, B. L., and Saxena, J., 1999, Optimizing aquifer storage and recovery wells recovery
       cycles (abs.), in National Ground Water Association, Southeast Focus Conference, June
   Cutright, B. L., 1999, Securing and protecting existing and future water supplies for power
       generation and cooling (abs.), in 4th Annual Latin American Power Generation
       Conference, June 29.
   Huntoon, L., and Cutright, B. L., 1987, The use of vertical sampling in determining source
      locations (abs.), in Association of Ground Water Scientists and Engineers National
      Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
   Cutright, B. L., and Rothschild, E., 1987, Geological considerations in developing ground
       water protection strategies (abs.), in International Congress on Hazardous Materials
       Management, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
   Cutright, B. L., and Kreitman, A., 1976, Management alternatives for the Floridan aquifer
       within the central and southern Florida Flood Control District (abs.): Geological Society of
       America Abstracts with programs, v. 8, no. 2.
   Cutright, B. L., 1974, Hydrogeology of a cypress swamp, north central Alachua County,
       Florida (abs.): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 6–7, no. 7.

   Lectures and Addresses
   Redefining mega-engineering as a hydrogeologic discipline: presented at Bureau of
   Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, Austin, Texas, November 2008.
   Maintaining accuracy, consistency and completeness in soil and ground water samples:
   presented to Wisconsin State Bar Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1992.
   Resource Conservation and Recovery Act compliance issues in material and waste handling:
   presented at A. O. Smith Managers Environmental Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
   August 1991.
   Clean Water Act amendments, revisions, and compliance: presented at A. O. Smith
   Managers Environmental Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 1991.
   Environmental compliance from the 1950s to the 1990s: presented to Johnson Controls World
   Services Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1991.
   Plant engineers and environmental managers environmental management in the 1990s:
   presented to Tyco Laboratories Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1991.
   A geologic perspective on Lake Michigan water levels: presented at Wisconsin Forum for
   Progress, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1991.
   Common industrial practices and environmental problems: presented to Lake County
   Manufacturers Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1989.
   Risk avoidance in the chemical industry: presented to Chemical Manufacturers Association,
   Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1989.

Congressional, Legislative, and Special Committee Testimony

   Fllorida Department of Environmental Protection, Gainesville, Environmental impact of a
   cement plant on the ground water resources of the Floridan aquifer in western Alachua
   County, Florida.

   Fllorida Department of Natural Resources, Water resources impacts of a power plant in
   Central Florida.

House Armed Services Committee staff, Expert testimony on environmental compliance at
Department of Defense facilities and by base operations contractors at military bases in the
Pacific, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Washington State.
Florida Department of Natural Resources Public Hearing, Findings and conclusions of an
investigation of the widespread contamination of Floridan wells by the soil fumigant, ethylene

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Act 410 Implementation Hearings, Ground
water quality standards for the State of Wisconsin.

Tedco Equities v. Empire Level Company, Compliance of a private party investigation and
remediation action with the provisions of the National Contingency Plan.
International Paper v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, Nature and occurrence of ground water
and its separate treatment from surface water; transport and fate of contaminants in soil and
ground water systems and the timing of events leading to the contamination of soil and
ground water.
Rockwell International v. Aetna et al., Timing of contamination events at 16 facilities
throughout the U.S., including automotive manufacturing facilities, rocket engine test sites,
and electronics manufacturing plants.
Beliles et al. v. Rockwell International, Transport and fate of PCB compounds in the
subsurface, their investigation and remediation.
State of Kentucky v. Rockwell International, Investigation and remediation of PCB impacted
soil and ground water.
Al Frank v. Henco, Applicability of the National Contingency Plan to the remediation of a site
alleged to be impacted by waste oil.
City Council of the City of Mequon, Wisconsin, Implementation of the solid waste recycling
regulations for the City.
Higgins Tube and Conduit Company v. Firemens Fund Insurance Co. et al., Contamination of
soil and ground water occurring as a sudden and accidental event verses a long term release.
Shopko Stores v. Palisades Realty & Development Company, Compliance with environmental
provisions of a contract of sale by the former owner of a development project.
Wergin Construction Company v. City of Wausau, Potential diminution of property values
related to underlying ground water contamination; evaluation of the source of contamination
and the potential impact on future uses of property with underlying ground water
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency v. Central Quality Services Corp. et al., Timeliness and
extent of a private party proposed site investigation and the potential arbitrary and unjustified
costs of an EPA investigation.
State of Michigan v. United States Air Force, Movement and fate of chlorinated solvents in
ground water, the analysis of potential remedial actions for impacted aquifers and the
methods of analysis for deriving the time to achieve defined regulatory criteria for ground
water quality.

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