John Bachman
John Bachman 
Laboratory Coordinator
Organic Chemistry
Principal Research Scientist
John coordinates GLEC’s organic chemistry lab and supports database and information system requirements of EPA’s Unregulated Contaminant Regulation contract and GLEC general operations. He has been a GLEC employee-owner since 1998. John’s work in environmental chemistry has emphasized pollutant degradation reactions; pollutant dissolved organic matter interactions and chemical analysis techniques. He is experienced at developing and implementing analytical chemistry procedures for monitoring pesticide and petroleum hydrocarbon decomposition as a result of either photochemical reactions or microbial degradation, and is proficient in analytical instrumentation; HPLC, GPC, GC-ECD, GC-MS, 1H-NMR, FTIR, absorption spectroscopy and synchronous scan fluorescence spectroscopy. John holds a M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Maine.


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Great Lakes Environmental Center

739 Hastings Street
Traverse City, MI   49686

Phone: (231) 941-2230
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