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Dr. Wells Appointed Technical Advisor to Exide Community Group

Dr. Wells Appointed Technical Advisor to Exide Community Group
By Everett & Associates on Oct 19, 2015 at 09:45 AM in LEA Announcements

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.

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Dr. Lorne Everett Receives ASTM International Technical Editors Award

Dr. Lorne Everett Receives ASTM International Technical Editors Award
By Everett & Associates on Oct 12, 2015 at 11:11 AM in LEA Announcements

Dr. Lorne G. Everett was presented the ASTM International Technical Editors Award by Dr. Jack T Germaine, the Chairman of the ASTM Soil and Rock Committee (D18). The Award was presented during the Annual ASTM International Meeting held in June 2015 in Anaheim, California. The Award recognizes the book: Continuous Soil Gas Measurements: Worst Case Risk Parameters (ASTM Special Technical Publication STP 1570) edited by Dr. Everett and Dr. Mark Kram. This volume assembled papers from an earlier international symposium that was also co-chaired by Drs. Everett and Kram. The book is seen as an important contribution to the field of vapor intrusion because it is the first volume to focus on the dynamic behavior of soil gas and its effect on vapor intrusion.

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Metals in the Environment: Innovative Approach for Determining Whether Metals in Soil and Sediments are Naturally Occurring or Man-Made

Metals in the Environment: Innovative Approach for Determining Whether Metals in Soil and Sediments are Naturally Occurring or Man-Made
By Everett & Associates on Mar 28, 2014 at 06:28 PM in Environmental Issues, LEA Announcements

LEAís Bill Schaal, PG, recently made a presentation related to metal element contamination to regulatory staff at the California Department of Substances Control (DTSC) in Chatsworth, California. Bill was joined Jeff Hess, PG, Technical Director of Gilbane Company. Bill and Jeff, together with colleague, Mark Sorensen, PG, are advancing the state-of-the-art within the environmental industry by applying geochemical methods to determining whether metal elements are naturally occurring or anthropogenic (man-made). The present state-of-practice within the environmental industry relies heavily on professional judgment, limited statistical analysis, and analytical methods that were developed to evaluate bioavailable compounds thus were not intended for this purpose.

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LEA Welcomes Bill Schaal, New Vice President for Business Development

LEA Welcomes Bill Schaal, New Vice President for Business Development
By Everett & Associates on Mar 01, 2014 at 03:12 PM in LEA Announcements

L. Everett & Associates welcomes Bill Schaal, PMP, PG, to our team. Billís appointment as Vice President for Business Development marks his return to our growing firm. Bill brings more than 25 years of domestic and international experience providing litigation and engineering services to law firms, commercial and industrial companies, and the US federal government. Bill is directly responsible for $40M in sales and executed nearly $90M in projects, including some of the toughest environmental challenges encountered at commercial properties and military bases.

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A New Book on Soil Gas & Vapor Intrusion from Dr. Lorne Everett - Continuous Soil Gas Measurements: Worst Case Risk Parameters

A New Book on Soil Gas & Vapor Intrusion from Dr. Lorne Everett - Continuous Soil Gas Measurements: Worst Case Risk Parameters
By Everett & Associates on Jan 15, 2014 at 11:05 AM in LEA Announcements

Our CEO, Dr. Lorne Everett has published a new book from ASTM, "Continuous Soil Gas Measurements: Worst Case Risk Parameters" coedited with Dr. Mark Kram of Groundswell Technologies. The book summarizes state-of-the art thinking on vapor intrusion by an international team of authors from the USA, Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom, Germany and other nations. Interest in vapor intrusion has intensified by recent studies which suggest that prevailing sampling programs may fail to fully characterize vapor intrusion problems due to extreme spatial and temporal variability of VOCs and methane at contaminated sites.

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Dr. Lorne Everett is chairing the Pollution Permanent Monitoring Panel Meetings of the 46th Session of the International Seminar on Planetary Emergencies

By Everett & Associates on Aug 12, 2013 at 09:05 AM in LEA Announcements

Dr. Lorne Everett is chairing the Pollution Permanent Monitoring Panel Meetings of the 46th Session of the International Seminar on Planetary Emergencies of the World Federation of Scientists.

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The LEA Distressed Property Program

By Everett & Associates on Jul 15, 2013 at 10:57 AM in LEA Announcements

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Dr. Everett to Speak on Vapor Intrusion at Environmental Law Seminar

By Everett & Associates on May 14, 2013 at 02:41 PM in LEA Announcements

Lorne Everett will give a presentation on vapor intrusion and subsurface contamination from dry cleaners at the Spring conference of the County Counselís Association of California in San Diego on May 17, 2013.

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Dr. Lorne Everett to Chair Panel on Pollution at the Planetary Emergencies Meetings of the World Federation of Scientists in Erice, Italy

By Everett & Associates on May 07, 2013 at 09:56 AM in LEA Announcements

For the past 25 years, Dr. Lorne Everett has been invited by the President of the World Federation of Scientists at CERN Switzerland (home of the Large Hadron Collider) to participate in Planetary Emergency meetings held in Erice, Italy. Dr. Everett chairs the World Federation of Scientists Panel on Pollution.

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Jim Wells on Faculty of Environmental Litigation Conference

By Everett & Associates on Apr 30, 2013 at 09:47 AM in LEA Announcements, Environmental Litigation

Jim Wells, Phd, PG of L. Everett & Associates has been invited to serve on the faculty of the 38th Annual American Law Institute Environmental Litigation Seminar in Washington D.C. on June 12-14, 2013 and to speak on the topic of environmental forensics. This advanced CLE seminar is designed to assist attorneys in mastering litigation skills needed to handle CERCLA, NEPA, citizen suits, and other types of environmental litigation.

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I am writing to acknowledge... Dr. Lorne Everett, for his fantastic pro bono service to Riverkeeper...
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Chief Prosecuting Attorney