Environmental Engineering Expert Witness Houston 96924

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in line management, project management and consulting and engineering serving the petroleum, petrochemical, chemical, natural gas, synthetic fuels, steel, manufacturing, secondary metals and transportation industries in the United States and abroad. I have significant technical expertise in conducting environmental audits and assessments related to property transfers, mergers and acquisitions, and refinancing. As part of these projects, I have considerable experience in Phase I environmental due diligence according to ASTM and EPA, Phase II site investigations, and negotiation of risk and liability between buyer and seller. I have also performed air and water quality studies, RCRA permitting, Superfund RI/FS, groundwater and soil remediation, and TSCA evaluations and remediation involving PCB contamination. Additionally, I have experience with the design and start-up of major pollution control facilities, environmental impact and baseline studies, and air and wastewater permitting.

I was active on a technical advisory committee that led to the formulation and rollout of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS). I have also worked with both government and industry developing and reviewing various types of EMS’s. I have participated in internal and third party reviews of EMS’s and helped trained staff in the application of EMS principles. In a related activity, I have designed and implemented pollution prevention programs and trained staff to accomplish the same.

My design experience includes preparation of heat and material balances, PFD’s, P&ID’s, equipment specifications, plot plans and equipment layouts, and start-up and operating manuals; conduct of flow sheet, process safety and model reviews; review of vendor drawings; scheduling and cost estimating; field checkout of construction; and start-up and operation of facilities. Projects have included raw water treatment systems; physical, chemical and biological wastewater treatment systems; sludge dewatering and handling systems; solid, liquid and gaseous incinerators; boiler feed water treatment systems; cooling water treatment systems; and flares and other utility systems.

In addition to engineering design work, I have appeared as an environmental engineering expert witness on behalf of clients at public hearings, in deposition and in court.

Water Quality Expert 523475 LA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years' experience as a civil/environmental engineer in the water industry. My expertise includes project development, construction, environmental monitoring, and compliance assistance. It also includes training, investigation, and enforcement in the areas of sanitation, drinking water, and oil production facilities. I have additional expertise in the development of policies, standards, and procedures for wastewater and drinking water construction grant programs in EPA Region 8, and EPA national tribal grant programs. I am offering my services as a water quality expert witness.

Groundwater Hydrogeology Santa Ana Expert 524575 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience as a hydrogeologist with expertise in the exploration and development of water resources, installation and design of efficient water supply wells, groundwater basin operational yield studies, aquifer recharge/storage/recovery systems, contaminant migration investigations, and creative groundwater water-supply management and protection. I have additional knowledge in quaternary geology, water well design, hydraulics, and technology, fractured rock hydraulics, low-yield aquifers, borehole geophysics and forensic geochemistry. I have spent over 30 years providing deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a hydrology expert witness.

Civil/Environmental Engineering Expert 523445 LA

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in civil/environmental engineering. I have worked with water treatment, the design of water treatment systems, and remediating hazardous compounds in the environment. I have spent more than 20 years offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as civil/environmental engineering expert witness.

Organic Chemistry Expert 518240 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in Chemistry and Organic Chemistry. As a Professor, I have taught and done research on topics such as: radical reactions of transition metal-complexed unsaturated systems; synthetic methodologies in organic and organometallic chemistry; novel therapeutic agents for a breast cancer treatment; enzymatic chemistry; cancer drug development; aromatase metabolism; hormonal chemistry; food chemistry; antioxidants; supplements; cosmetics; environmental chemistry, consumer product chemistry, environmental laws. As a Consultant, I have provided support to consumer protection groups, and handled cases involving consumer product torts (cosmetics; foods; electronics; petrochemicals); and supported non-profit organizations in the “failure to warn” litigations and the state actions initiated under the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65). I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Environmental Toxicology Expert 512098 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in the field of Chemistry with expertise in Environmental Toxicology. I have done research on food sterilization with active oxygen, stable standards for liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry, the determination of metals by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry, and the determination of volatile organic compounds by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry US EPA indoor radon. I have also developed and taught Quality Assurance and Chemical Hygiene courses for university graduate and undergraduate students as the Quality Assurance Officer. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Petroleum Engineering Expert 505602 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Petroleum Engineering with expertise in work related to formation damage, petrophysics, and natural gas engineering. I have experience with hydraulic fracturing, oilfield water management, and improved oil recovery. My research interests include: flow in porous media, water/waste injection, and surface and colloid chemistry. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Environmental Engineering Expert 422000 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years in the field of Environmental Engineering. Extensive experience with hazardous waste operations and emergency response training, OSHA, regulatory agencies, policies and procedures, groundwater and surface water quality, environmental protection agencies, benefit-cost analysis, air pollution, air pollution regulations, risk management, long-term liability, and Phase I environmental site assessments. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hydrogeology Expert 325337 AK

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the field of Environmental Remediation, specializing in Hydrogeology. I have experience in assessment and remediation of soil and groundwater impacted by petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, and heavy metals. I have over 20 years experience in in-situ remediation as an environmental scientist, project manager, and contractor. I also have 5 years experience in the oil and gas industry as an oil exploration geologist working in Alaska and California. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Environmental Sciences Expert 34350 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 24 years’ experience providing environmental consulting and expert services to commercial, industrial, municipal, and legal clients. I have conducted environmental site assessments; hydrogeological investigations; hazardous materials facility audits; and construction management projects at a wide variety of sites ranging from agricultural properties to heavy industrial facilities to chemical manufacturing plants. I have extensive experience performing environmental site assessments and has conducted investigations at numerous types of facilities impacted petroleum hydrocarbons, heavy metals, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), and emerging contaminants such as perchlorate, 1,4-dioxane, 1,2,3-trichloropropane, and per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). I have has extensive expertise in the acquisition of historical records, case file documents, historical aerial photography, and other and plans, and other materials used for litigation support and case development. I am an expert on the appraisal of environmental site investigations performed by third-parties and has testified on matters concerning standard of care. I also have provided extensive assistance to legal clients by developing and managing databases, geographic information systems, software applications, and demonstrative graphics for mediation and trial purposes. I have participated in the fulfillment of litigation services for dozens of high-profile environmental cases nationwide.

Organic Chemistry Expert 34333 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years in the field of Chemistry. My areas of expertise encompass water, food, and drug analysis; organic and inorganic chemical testing on water and wastewater; coliform bacteria analysis in water; and compliance testing for water utilities. My consultations further include qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis on diverse matrices for a variety of other cosmetic and hazardous substances. I have extensive experience in various spectrophotometric and chromatographic techniques. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geotechnical Engineering Expert 11411 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the mining and minerals industry specializing in engineering geology, mine exploration, hydrogeology, environmental geology, hazardous material characterization and remediation, as well as landslide & slope stability investigations. I am highly familiar with the exploration, development, and use of various industrial materials. I have extensive experience with behavior, value, and use of silica. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Industrial Hygienist Expert 344238 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years in the Environmental Engineering Industry. My experience includes environmental health and safety, site investigations, origins of water damage, mold contamination, mold remediation, and the general health impacts of mold in indoor environments. My additional knowledge and skills include feasibilities studies, remediation design, ecological risk assessment processes as applied to waste sites and operating facilities, public health, indoor air quality studies, and regulatory experience including preparations of comprehensive management plans, and detailed compliance audits and permit applications. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.