September 21, 2023

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Susan Brodie (Colorado) and Maria Vishnevskiy, PE, (Kansas) to present at the Midwest Environmental Compliance Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 26 through 27, 2023.

Geosyntec is a Silver Sponsor of the conference. Visit our booth to discover how we help clients integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards and sustainability objectives into their business operations. We specialize in managing risk, enhancing environmental performance, and minimizing environmental liabilities.

Other Geosyntec experts attending include Jessica Yaeger, PE, LSP, Michael Jury, PG, James Graham, PG (Kansas), Ken Yass, PE, CHMM (Wisconsin), Phil Harvey, PG (Missouri), and Rick Booth, PG (Colorado).

Susan is a Senior EHS and Sustainability Consultant based in Colorado with more than 23 years of experience focused on sustainability and energy transition programs, clean and renewable energy, and EHS management systems and metrics. Susan helps clients manage risk and recognize opportunities to improve EHS, sustainability, and ESG performance.

Maria is a Senior Engineer based in Kansas who specializes in flow and transport modeling, engineering design for remediation, site investigation and characterization, and vapor intrusion. Maria is skilled at managing large- and small-scale projects and at coordinating geographically distributed teams to best deliver on project needs.


MECC takes a fresh, regional approach to the increasingly difficult task of environmental compliance, permitting, enforcement, and other critical environmental issues that impact Midwestern facilities and institutions. MECC is hosted by state business and manufacturing associations and supported by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, as well as by and state agencies.

Geosyntec Presentations

ABSTRACT: ESG Evolution: Capitalizing on Compliance and Environmental Management Systems to Build Robust Sustainability and ESG Programs
PRESENTERS: Susan Brodie, Geosyntec and Samantha Anderson, Peabody
DATE/TIME: Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 2:00 p.m. CDT, Room: A1-A2

Industries are grappling with evolving ESG demands and expectations from their investors, regulators, customers, employees, communities, and other stakeholders. This session will delve into how organizations can capitalize on existing environmental, health, and safety (EHS) management systems, compliance strategies, and risk management programs to develop ESG programs that are responsive to stakeholder demands and the changing regulatory environment.

ABSTRACT: PFAS: We Found It, What Now?
PRESENTERS: Maria Vishnevskiy, Geosyntec, and James Price, Spencer Fane
DATE/TIME: Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 2:00 p.m. CDT, Room: Courtyard 2

What happens when the facility discovers the presence of ubiquitous, legacy PFAS release? This session will discuss the regulatory, technical, and legal challenges for addressing PFAS at sites. This presentation will summarize current research and understanding of PFAS anthropogenic background concentrations to support informed interpretations of environmental data when evaluating source contributions and will discuss and the role of the attorney in this process.

More Information

About the event: Midwest Environmental Compliance Conference (
For more information on environmental compliance in the Midwest, contact Susan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Maria at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Learn more about Susan: Susan Brodie (
Learn more about Maria: Maria Vishnevskiy | LinkedIn