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Lydia Dorrance, Rula Deeb, and Brandon Steets Contribute to Virtual Conference on PFAS Contamination and Regulation in California

Lydia Dorrance, Ph.D., (California) will serve as Program Co-Chair, Rula Deeb, Ph.D., (California) will present “PFAS Fate and Transport, Source Forensics, and Treatment”, and Brandon Steets, P.E., (California) will present “PFAS and Hazardous Materials Cleanup Laws” at the PFAS Contamination and Regulation in California Virtual Conference on December 3-4, 2020.

Lydia’s co-chair is Jeffrey Dintzer from Alston & Bird.

Rula’s co-presenter is Jennifer Field from Oregon State University.

Brandon’s co-presenters are Sarah Peterman Bell from Farella Braun + Martel and Ryan Stifter from Roux Associates.

Lydia is an Environmental Scientist based in California with more than 10 years of experience focused on geochemistry, environmental forensics, and litigation support.

Rula is a Senior Principal based in California with more than 25 years of experience focused on private practice and academia addressing the cross-media fate and transport of contaminants and the remediation of complex soil and groundwater sites impacted by non-aqueous phase liquids.

Brandon is a Senior Principal Engineer based in California with more than 20 years of experience in National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System and Total Maximum Daily Load regulations, water quality modeling and monitoring, pollutant source investigation, and stormwater best management practices planning and design.

PFAS Contamination and Regulation in California is a cutting-edge virtual conference on evolving regulations and contamination standards, forensic techniques, theories of liability, treatment options, litigation preparation, and environmental due diligence moving forward.

Law Seminars International (LSI) has a robust interactive broadcasting platform that enables them to be the premier virtual CLE company for lawyers, land use planners, and environmental professionals.

Abstract

Title: PFAS Fate and Transport, Source Forensics, and Treatment
Time: 3:45 PM on December 3, 2020
Presenters: Rula Deeb, Geosyntec Consultants; Jennifer Field, Oregon State University
Description: Fate and transport in complex environmental matrices and systems (Jennifer Field). Considerations for fingerprinting PFAS sources; treatment/remediation advances (Rula Deeb).

Title: PFAS and Hazardous Materials Cleanup Laws
Time: Time: 9:00 AM on December 4, 2020
Presenters: Brandon Steets, Geosyntec Consultants; Sarah Peterman Bell, Farella Braun + Martel; Ryan Stifter, Roux Associates
Description: CWA violations, CERCLA designations, and NRD claims as potential game changers: How they may affect the universe of potentially responsible parties, investigation and the remediation processes; impact of NRD Trustees filing claims.

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About the event:https://www.lawseminars
About Law Seminars International: https://www.lawseminars.com/
For consultation regarding the conference, contact Lydia Dorrance at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Rula Deeb at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Brandon Steets at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Learn more about Lydia: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/lydia-dorrance
Learn more about Rula: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/rula-deeb
Learn more about Brandon: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/brandon-steets