Energy Economics Expert 340570 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Economics with expertise in Energy Economics. I have experience focused on regulatory and market opportunities for accelerated implementation of energy efficiency in a cost-effective manner and in assessing strategies for dealing with the uncertainty of carbon change policies and mandates, environmental litigation, contractual disputes, complex trademark infringement, and electric, natural gas issues, and oil pipeline. I have also written more than 20 books, more than 80 professional articles, and 100 speeches over my career. I have frequently appeared as an expert witness in regulation, complex civil litigation, contract disputes, antitrust, patents, and damage analysis. I have additional experience with a wide range of domestic and international businesses, utilities, and governments provides clients with a unique breadth of experience in assessing opportunities for government and business to collaborate in developing and implementing leading-edge policies and strategies. I have over 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Environmental Contaminants Expert 34338 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years’ experience conducting environmental investigations and risk assessments for evaluating impacts to human health, property, and ecological receptors. My expertise focuses on the fate and transport of environmental contaminants, human health risk, exposure assessment, and ecological restoration. I have evaluated and modeled emissions from unconventional oil drilling operations, oil spills, landfills, boilers and incinerators, process stacks, storage tanks, confined animal feeding operations, and many other industrial and agricultural sources. My project experience ranges from monitoring and modeling of pollution sources to evaluating impacts of pollution on workers at industrial facilities and residents in surrounding communities. I have investigated and designed remediation programs and risk assessments for contaminated sites containing lead, heavy metals, mold, bacteria, particulate matter, petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, radioactive waste, dioxins and furans, semi- and volatile organic compounds, PCBs, PAHs, perchlorate, asbestos, per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFOA/PFOS), unusual polymers, fuel oxygenates (MTBE), among other pollutants. I alsoe have experience evaluating greenhouse gas emissions from various projects and is an expert on the assessment of odors from industrial and agricultural sites, as well as the evaluation of odor nuisance impacts and technologies for abatement of odorous emissions. As a principal scientist at SWAPE, I direct air dispersion modeling and exposure assessments. I have served as an expert witness and testified about pollution sources causing nuisance and/or personal injury at dozens of sites and have testified as an expert witness on more than ten cases involving exposure to air contaminants from industrial sources.

Environmental Engineering Expert 391017 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the fields of Environmental Engineering and Forensic Science with expertise in environmental due diligence, site assessment and site characterization. I have experience with contamination assessment, air emissions, oil and gas field legacy site assessment, multi-media environmental sampling and analysis (ambient air, household dust, water and wastewater, soil, sediment, and groundwater), chemical fingerprinting, fate and transport analysis, exposure and risk assessments, health and safety, risk analysis, remediation and restoration of contaminated properties, environmental restoration, and engineering cost estimates. Primary chemicals of concern have included petroleum hydrocarbons, toxic metals, radionuclides, Dioxins, PCBs, arsenic, carbon black, particulate matter, pesticides and herbicides, creosote and wood preservatives, biological pathogens, and conventional pollutants. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.