John Elkins is a Supervising Environmental Specialist for Sacramento County’s Environmental Management Department. He has over 17 years experience regulating all aspects of USTs including: plan check, installation, upgrade/repair, annual inspection, removal, and investigation/enforcement. Mr. Elkins also has experience regulating other CUPA programs at the local level such as: Hazardous Materials, Hazardous Wastes, Above Ground Storage Tanks (ASTs), and Tierred Permitting. Mr. Elkins previously worked as an Environmental Scientist with the State Water Board’s UST Leak Prevention Unit and as an Supervising Environmental Scientist with the State Water Board’s Office of Enforcement. Mr. Elkins holds a Bachelor's Degree from California State University, Sacramento.