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Looking Forward: Innovative Remedial and Risk Assessment Approaches to CERCLA

When:

October 12, 2017

Where:

Newark, NJ (and webinar)


An ELI Public Seminar

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund, requires responsible parties to clean-up and remediate contaminated sites. Many states have similar local requirements. In the 35 years since the law was passed, there have been major advances in the technology used for assessments of damages, determination of risks, and remedial activities. This half-day conference looked ahead to emerging trends in technology and regulation. Topics included:

  • Risk assessment strategies designed to streamline and economize due diligence
  • Approaches to working with regulatory agencies
  • Cutting-edge technologies at remediation sites  including a discussion of the application of the STAR and ISTD technologies
  • Solar optimization at contaminated and remediated sites

Panel  1:  Regulatory Challenges and Changes – What to Expect in 2018

Scott Fulton, President, Environmental Law Institute (moderator)
William H. Hyatt, Jr., Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Irene Kropp, Senior Environmental Consultant, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services (former Deputy Commissioner at NJ DEP)

Panel 2: Advances in Risk Assessment and Cutting-Edge Technology

Lisa Bromberg, Principal, Porzio, Bromberg & Newman,  P.C (moderator)
W. Chip D’Angelo, Founder & CEO, WCD Group
Marlaina Auger, Senior Engineer, Geosyntec Consultants
Chad Farrell, CEO, Encore Renewable Energy
Gorm Heron, Chief Technology Officer, TerraTherm, Inc.

Materials:
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