February 13, 2020

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Geosyntec Makes Multiple Contributions to DRI's Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Conference

Chase Holton, Ph.D., P.E. (Colorado) will present "Factors Affecting CERCLA Sites: From Site Listing to the Five-Year Review" at DRI's Toxic Torts and Environmental Law at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Arizona on February 20, 2020.

In addition to Geosyntec sponsoring the event, Amanda Hughes, Ph.D. (Illinois) served on the DRI steering committee. Other Geosyntec Professionals that will be in attendance are Nandra Weeks, P.E. (Florida), Sam Williams, P.G., CHG, Rich Kraft, P.G., CEG, CHG (California), and Polina Jones, (Maryland).

Chase's co-presenters are Alana E. Fortna, Babst Calland Clements & Zomnir PC, and Ilene M. Munk, Foley & Mansfield PLLP.

Chase is a Senior Engineer based in Colorado focused on environmental research and consulting, with expertise and experience in several areas, including vapor intrusion, site characterization, and soil and groundwater remediation. He has identified and addressed soil and groundwater contamination at numerous sites across the U.S. and Canada under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Underground Storage Tanks (UST) Regulations, Voluntary Cleanup and other regulatory programs, including chlorinated solvents, petroleum compounds, pesticides, and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

DRI's Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Conference will provide the latest in toxic tort and environmental law to keep attendees' practice on the cutting edge. Attendees will learn about the latest updates and changes in toxic tort and environmental law with the best lawyers, judges, and experts across the country.

DRI is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Membership in DRI provides access to resources and tools for attorneys who strive to provide high-quality, balanced and excellent service to their clients and corporations. DRI is host to 29 substantive committees whose focus is to develop ongoing and critical dialogue about areas of practice. DRI provides access to resources and tools to grow your practice – members can search a database of more than 65,000 experts, attend renowned CLE seminars, conferences and webcasts, network with 20,000+ like-minded defense practitioners and more.

Presentation Description

This panel will discuss the relevant factors considered by the EPA to list a Superfund site and potentially to reopen a remediated Superfund site during the subsequent five-year review process, including the vapor intrusion pathway, emerging contaminants, such as PFAS, and the groundwater conduit theory.

More Information

About the event: Toxic Torts and Environmental Law
About DRI: https://www.dri.org/about/about-us
For consultation regarding CERCLA Sites, contact Chase Holton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Learn more about Chase at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chase-holton-59617559/