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Remedial Investigations and Risk Assessments Expert Witness | California

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This expert obtained his BA in Enviromental Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, his MS in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and his Ph.D from the University of Washington. He has over twenty years experience conducting remedial investigations, risk assessments, and developing cleanup programs for sites containing petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, radioactive waste, PCBs, PAHs, dioxins/furans, volatile and semi-volatile organics, perchlorate, heavy metals, asbestos, PFOA, unusual polymers, fuel oxygenates (MTBE), and odors. He conducts contaminant fate and transport modeling in all environmental media and is a specialist regarding the analysis and modeling of airborne contaminants. He has evaluated and modeled emissions from oil and gas facilities, natural gas and fracking sites, industrial boilers, incinerators, confined animal feeding operations, rendering facilities, and various other industrial and agricultural sources. He is currently a Consultant at a Private Firm.

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Location: CA
BA, Environmental Studies, University of California-Santa Barbara
MS, Environmental Studies, University of California-Berkeley
Ph.D, Soil Chemistry, University of Washington
Publications, 30+ focused on environmental occurrence and human health consequences associated with emerging contaminants
Former, Scientist, Bureau of Land Management
Former, Scientist, Peace Corps
Former, Scientist, World Wildlife Fund
Former, Scientist, Plumas Corp.
Former, Scientist, Big Creek Lumber
Former, Scientist, James River Corp
Former, Scientist, King County, Seattle
Former, Risk Assessor, Bechtel
Former, Remediation Project Manager, Ogden
Former, Remediation Project Manager, Anteon Corp
Former, Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University
Former, Lecturer, National Groundwater Association
Former, Senior Remediation Scientist, Komex H2O Science
Former, Research Associate, UCLA Institute of the Environment
Former, Doctoral Intern Coordinator, UCLA Environmental Science and Engineering Program
Former, Adjunct Professor, UCLA School of Public Health
Former, Lecturer/Assistant Researcher, UCLA School of Public Health
Current, Consultant, Private Firm

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