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 Expert  729761

Expert in Site Assessment, Hydrogeology, CEQA, NEPA, and U.S. EPA Regulations and Compliance


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
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Expert has 25 years of experience in environmental policy, assessment and remediation. He spent nine years with the U.S. EPA in the RCRA and Superfund programs and served as EPA's Senior Science Policy Advisor in the Western Regional Office where he identified emerging threats to groundwater from perchlorate and MTBE. While with EPA, Expert also served as a Senior Hydrogeologist in the oversight of the assessment of seven major military facilities undergoing base closure. He led numerous enforcement actions under provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) while also working with permit holders to improve hydrogeologic characterization and water quality monitoring.

Expert has worked closely with U.S. EPA legal counsel and the technical staff of several states in the application and enforcement of RCRA, Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water Act regulations. Expert has trained the technical staff in the States of California, Hawaii, Nevada, Arizona and the Territory of Guam in the conduct of investigations, groundwater fundamentals, and sampling techniques.

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aquifer

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California Environmental Protection Agency

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coastal-zone environmental impact

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environment-related assessment

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environmental compliance

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environmental data

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environmental due diligence investigation

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environmental geology

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environmental impact

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environmental impact assessment

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environmental liability

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environmental management

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environmental protection

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Environmental Protection Agency

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Environmental Protection Agency regulation

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environmental regulation

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environmental remediation

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environmental restoration

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environmental sample

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environmental sampling

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environmental science

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environmental site assessment

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environmental site auditing

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environmental water sample

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environmental water sampling

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expert witness

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groundwater

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groundwater cleanup

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groundwater contamination

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groundwater pollution assessment

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hydrology

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soil sampling

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storm water damage

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stormwater

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stormwater management

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stormwater permitting

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urban runoff

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water analysis

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water pollutant

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water pollution assessment

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water sample

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water sampling

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water-quality assessment


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Bakersfield, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Oxnard, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1984   M.S.   Geology   California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA  
1982   B.A.   Geology   Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2003 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Principal Geologist/Partner

 

He conducts hydrogeology investigations, site assessments, and handles matters involving State and Federal environmental regulations and compliance. He is an expert concerning CEQA and NEPA compliance, CERCLA and RCRA.

2000 to 2003

 

Komex H2O Science Inc.

 

Senior Environmental Analyst

 

He was senior researcher on projects involving groundwater contamination and regulatory compliance for various projects involving litigation concering MTBE, perchlorate, and other hazardous substances.

1989 to 1998

 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

 

Senior Science Policy Advisor and Hydrogeologist

 

He advised senior staff on technical matters concerning hazardous waste sites, RCRA and CERCLA policy, investigations, hydrogeology, and other matters.

1998 to 2000

 

National Park Service, Water Resources Division

 

Hydrogeologist

 

He performed hydrology studies for the NPS concerning deforestation, runoff, sedimentation, streams, and other environmental matters relating to forest health and ecosystems.

1993 to 1998

 

San Francisco State University, Department of Geosciences

 

Adjunct Faculty Member

 


1986 to 1998

 

U.S. Forest Service

 

Geologist

 


1984 to 1986

 

Dames & Moore

 

Geologist

 



Career Accomplishments:
Licenses/Certifications

California Professional Geologist; Registered Hydrogeologist.


Consulting Services:
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