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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) serves as a Program Co-Chair for the conference. 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 a Timely Comprehensive Virtual Conference on PFAS Contamination and Regulation in California on February 11 and 12, 2020.

Lydia is an environmental scientist based in California with more than 10 years of consulting 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, Clean Water Act litigation, water quality modeling and monitoring, pollutant source investigation, and stormwater control planning and design.

The conference on PFAS Contamination and Regulation in California is a cutting-edge virtual conference on evolving regulations and state-wide investigations, and forensic techniques, theories of liability, treatment options, litigation preparation, and environmental due diligence as they relate to complex PFAS issues.

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. LSI’s on-screen hosting and control room team ensure that the programs go very smoothly and with excellent production values. They are committed to staying on the technological cutting edge for interactivity.

Geosyntec Participation

Title: PFAS Fate and Transport, Source Forensics, and Treatment
Time: 3:30 PM on February 11, 2021
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: PFAS in CWA Discharge Permits and Citizen Suit Risks, CERCLA Designations, and NRD and Third-party Claims as Potential Game Changers
Time: 9:00 AM on February 12, 2021
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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More Information

About the event: https://www.lawseminars.com/seminars/2021/21PFASCA.php
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.
For consultation regarding PFAS, contact Rula Deeb at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and see www.geosyntec.com/PFAS
Learn more about Rula:https://www.geosyntec.com/people/rula-deeb
Learn more about Brandon:https://www.geosyntec.com/people/brandon-steets
Learn more about Lydia:https://www.geosyntec.com/people/lydia-dorrance