Dr. Lorne G. Everett presented a proposal to create a World Water Crisis Centre to the World Federation of Scientists on August 23, 2016 at the San Domenico Monastery in Erice, Italy. The proposal is part of the New Manhattan Project sponsored by the World Federation of Scientists located at CERN Geneva. The proposal is co-sponsored by the UNESCO International Hydrological Program in Paris, the Russian Academy of Sciences Water Problems Institute in Moscow, and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. The initial 5-year program will be funded by seed money from the World Federation of Scientists. The World Economic Forum whose membership includes heads of state, CEOs, and civic leaders, ranked water crises as the top global risk to industry and society over the next decade. Dr. Everett is the Chairman of the World Federation of Scientists Panel on Pollution.
LEA CEO< Dr. Lorne Everett authors chapter in the book commemorating contributions of the Erice International Seminars.
Citing a rise in incidence of neurodevelopmental disorders, scientists and medical professionals call on the nation to do better protecting children from toxic chemicals.
Our C.E.O, Dr. Lorne Everett, received the American Academy of Water Resource Engineers' highest award at the May 2016 World Water & Environmental Resources Conference in West Palm Beach Florida.
The University of Arizona Department of Hydrology celebrated its 50th Anniversary on April 2, 2016 in Tucson, Arizona. The Department of Hydrology has been ranked number one in the US for several years. Dr. Lorne Everett who received the 13th PhD in hydrology in the US from the Department of Hydrology at the University of Arizona was asked to speak on “The Future of Professional Practice in Hydrology.”
Jim Wells of LEA testified at the January 26, 2016 hearing of the State Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety
Dr. Lorne Everett Presentation to the Legal Professionals Association: Environmental Litigation Takes Dramatic Shift Driven by Human Health Vapor Intrusion Liability
Environmental Litigation Takes Dramatic Shift Driven by Human Health Vapor Intrusion Liability. The presentation was given in the Hill Carrillo Adobe in Santa Barbara on October 21, 2015. The lecture covered the emergence of class action suits involving vapor intrusion sites in the United States. Costs of soil and groundwater site cleanup were compared with long term liability caused by volatile site contamination entering homes and office buildings causing human health risks and potential explosions. The presentation was approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit required of attorneys.
Jim Wells of L. Everett & Associates have been appointed to serve as technical advisor to the Exide Community Advisory Group, working with South Coast Air Quality Management District and California Department of Toxic Substances Control on environmental issues related to cleanup of lead and other contaminants from the former Exide secondary lead smelter in Vernon, California. Dr. Wells has a particular area of expertise in the fate and transport of metals in the environment.
Congratulations to Dr. Petrisor on her new book: Environmental Forensics Fundamentals - A Practical Guide
L. Everett & Associates (LEA) is pleased to note a wonderful new book from our friend and colleague, Ioana Petrisor, PhD. The book, titled, Environmental Forensics Fundamentals: A Practical Guide, is published by CRC Press and is available here: (http://www.amazon.com/Environmental-Forensics-Fundamentals-Practical-Guide/dp/1466571586). The role of environmental forensics is to identify and prevent environmental pollution. Dr. Petrisor serves as the Editor-In-Chief for the peer-reviewed Environmental Forensics Journal published by Taylor & Francis. In the new book, Dr. Petrisor provides an extensive review of environmental forensics techniques that will be valuable to the experienced practitioner as well as readers just getting started in this important specialty of environmental science. Dr. Petrisor’s new book also provides attorneys with a single, comprehensive guide summarizing the techniques that are available to solve the types of technical questions that arise in environmental litigation. LEA was pleased to contribute to this new work, including the Foreword by LEA Chief Scientist, Lorne Everett, PhD, DSc and illustrations by LEA’s Principle Engineer, Jorge Matos, P.E.
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