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Dr. Lorne Everett Keynote Speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Association of California Water Agencies

By Everett & Associates on Nov 08, 2017 at 11:16 PM in Environmental Issues

Dr. Lorne Everett was invited by the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) to be the Keynote speaker for the ACWA Region 5 Annual Meeting at the Glen Annie Golf Club in Goleta, California on September 17, 2017. The title of Lorne’s presentation was "Recycled Water and Water Reuse." Lorne stressed the need to understand the flow and sampling of waste applications to land in the solid and liquid form. He also noted the risks faced by water agencies from emerging contaminants such as pharmaceuticals, 1,2,3-trichloropropane (1,2,3-TCP), chlorinated volatile organic compounds, and glyphosate - the main ingredient in the widely used herbicide Roundup®.

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Dr. Lorne Everett chairs the Pollution Permanent Monitoring Panel Working Group at the 2017 World Federation of Scientists International Seminars on Planetary Emergencies 50th Session

Dr. Lorne Everett chairs the Pollution Permanent Monitoring Panel Working Group at the 2017 World Federation of Scientists International Seminars on Planetary Emergencies 50th Session
By Everett & Associates on Oct 11, 2017 at 08:23 PM

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California Sets Drinking Water Standard for 1,2,3-TCP

By Everett & Associates on Jul 24, 2017 at 11:36 PM in Environmental Issues

California has established a stringent limit on the agricultural chemical, 1,2,3-TCP in drinking water. TCP has already been detected at the newly enforceable level of 5 parts per trillion in over 100 water systems serving nearly a million people across the state.

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Dr. Lorne Everett presents a proposal to create a World Water Crisis Centre

Dr. Lorne Everett presents a proposal to create a World Water Crisis Centre
By Everett & Associates on Jan 07, 2017 at 11:07 PM in LEA Announcements

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.

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Planetary Emergencies: Averting Disaster: Science for Peace in a Perilous Age

By Everett & Associates on Dec 28, 2016 at 06:18 PM in LEA Announcements

LEA CEO, Dr. Lorne Everett authors chapter in the book commemorating contributions of the Erice International Seminars.

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A Call to Action from Scientists and Health Professionals to Reduce Exposure to Toxic Chemicals

By Everett & Associates on Jul 08, 2016 at 09:59 PM in Environmental Issues

Citing a rise in incidence of neurodevelopmental disorders, scientists and medical professionals call on the nation to do better protecting children from toxic chemicals.

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Dr. Everett Receives Academy’s Highest Honor

Dr. Everett Receives Academy’s Highest Honor
By Everett & Associates on Jun 10, 2016 at 10:57 PM in LEA Announcements

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.

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NGWA and University of Arizona Symposium - Hydrology: The Next 50 Years

NGWA and University of Arizona Symposium - Hydrology: The Next 50 Years
By Everett & Associates on Apr 06, 2016 at 07:51 PM in LEA Announcements

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.”

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Dr. Wells Testifies at State Capitol

Dr. Wells Testifies at State Capitol
By Everett & Associates on Feb 08, 2016 at 11:24 AM in LEA Announcements

Jim Wells of LEA testified at the January 26, 2016 hearing of the State Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety

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Dr. Lorne Everett Presentation to the Legal Professionals Association: Environmental Litigation Takes Dramatic Shift Driven by Human Health Vapor Intrusion Liability

Dr. Lorne Everett Presentation to the Legal Professionals Association: Environmental Litigation Takes Dramatic Shift Driven by Human Health Vapor Intrusion Liability
By Everett & Associates on Dec 09, 2015 at 09:09 AM in Environmental Litigation

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.

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