Certifications

Registered Environmental Health Specialist

OSHA Training Institute Education Center Authorized Cal/OSHA Outreach Trainer

Education

B.S., Environmental Health Science, Eastern Kentucky University

Natasha McClurg, REHS

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Natasha McClurg is an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist for NES, Inc. (NES). She is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) and a former CUPA inspector for the County of Sacramento. She specializes in hazardous waste management per California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 22 and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 40 and is well-versed in an array of emergency response disciplines, including FEMA programs and OSHA regulations.

Ms. McClurg has developed and provided various outreach trainings to the cannabis industry on hazardous waste management regulations. She has also provided training to law enforcement groups and other regulatory agencies on the inner workings of cannabis operations. She is an OSHA Training Institute Education Center authorized Cal/OSHA Outreach Trainer and can provide Cal/OSHA 30-Hour & 10-Hour General Industry safety programs.

Ms. McClurg’s regulatory compliance experience includes hazardous waste management, Hazardous Materials Business Plans, APSA regulations, storm water compliance, enforcement actions, and solid waste recycling requirements. During her time as the primary regulator for water purveyors in the County of Sacramento, she refined her understanding of environmental regulations and became adept at successfully tailoring this core compliance knowledge to the wastewater quality management requirements, key utility exemptions, and other considerations that can affect those in the industry. Additionally, Ms. McClurg’s extensive working knowledge of Title 22 CCR hazardous waste regulations allows her to meaningfully interpret and convey their ramifications to businesses operating within California’s legal cannabis industry, such as identifying potentially hazardous waste streams from cannabis cultivation and manufacturing processes and advising on proper management measures.

Ms. McClurg acquired a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health Science from Eastern Kentucky University, which provided her with unique hands-on exposure to a wide variety of environmental programs. Notable achievements include developing and providing some of the first cannabis industry training programs in California and implementing the Sacramento County Cannabis Task Force for regulatory agencies to discuss the ever-evolving cannabis regulations.