Air Quality Expert 516606 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in air quality compliance and pollutant dispersion as well as air measurement programs. I am an expert in atmospheric dispersion and transport of airborne pollutants, especially over complex terrain. I have served as an expert witness in the areas of meteorology, atmospheric dispersion, and odor impacts on numerous legal cases, hearing boards, and programs that have regulatory significance. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Cattle And Pigs Expert 164943 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience with air quality and animal science. My expertise includes dust emission and microbial sampling in feedlot cattle and pigs, animal health, as well as heat stress in cattle and pigs and ethology. My experience also includes air quality research related to livestock production. My research includes quantification of ammonia, air emissions, dust, and odor emissions in dairies, beef feedlots, and poultry operations in order to establish environmentally benign livestock systems. I am also an expert on the effects of air emissions on animal health and welfare, agricultural air quality. I have prior expert witness experience.

Property Damage Expert 45663 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a property damage consultant with determining damage to residential / commercial property both contents and structures resulting from water, mold, bacteria, sewage, fire, smoke, or indoor air quality problems. My services include appraisal, inspection, infrared building inspections (finds hidden moisture/water intrusion), restoration, industry standards, claims analysis and investigation, concrete vapor/moisture emission testing, concrete sulfate issues, concrete inspections, textile cleaning (carpet, upholstery, draperies, and Oriental, American Indian and hand-woven rugs), and flooring forensics and inspections (wood, carpet, ceramic, resilient, and natural stone). I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Toxicology Expert 34339 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in toxicology, air dispersion modeling and human health risk assessment / analysis. My areas of expertise include the toxicology and human health risk assessment of volatile organic chemicals, semi-volatile organic chemicals, heavy metals, oxidant chemicals, soil sampling, pesticides and chlorinated solvents. I have 20 years expert witness experience.

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.

Pollution Prevention Expert 28193 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 experience in chemical engineering. My areas of expertise include air pollution control, accidental release prevention / risk management program, storm water pollution prevention, hazardous waste management, chemical and Refinery processes, environmental project management, CAL/OSHA, and air quality compliance.