EEC Environmental (EEC) exhibited at the 28th Annual Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite at the Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite, October 17-20, 2019.
The Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite® is nationally recognized as the largest and most prestigious gathering in California of leaders in environmental, land use, and natural resources law.
EEC featured our expertise in tackling Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) which pose a serious human health risk leading to stringent action levels in California and throughout the US.
EEC provides a broad spectrum of litigation support ranging from scientific investigations to expert testimony in state and federal courts. EEC’s ability to provide a reliable scientific basis for overcoming or minimizing contentious issues includes experience in matters related to contamination of soil, soil vapor, and groundwater; geologic and hydrogeological issues; industrial wastewater; historical document research and PRP Identification; CERCLA cost allocation; and insurance cost recovery.
Click the following link at https://calawyers.org/section/environmental-law/yosemite/ for more information.
EEC Environmental is pleased to welcome Ms. Tina Bickerstaff, CPG, PG to its Mid-Atlantic Team of environmental professionals. Tina joins EEC with more than 29 years of professional experience as its East Coast Regional Branch Manager. She is a Certified Professional Geologist (CPG) with national and state registrations and has held responsibility for the coordination, management and completion of all aspects of site investigations, remediation, environmental compliance programs, and regulatory negotiations. Tina is a Subject Matter Expert for due diligence Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), RCRA Corrective Action, and has extensive experience in coastal plain, karst, and bedrock geology.
As a Sr. Managing Geologist at EEC, Tina will draw upon her extensive experience in leading multi-disciplinary project teams at complex, dynamic industrial and commercial properties to provide high quality solutions to EEC’s valued clients.
EEC presented in a webcast hosted by the Water Environment Federation (WEF). EEC’s Joseph Jenkins shared his expertise about the proper implementation of plumbing code requirements to prevent blockage of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) that can be accumulated in sewer lines. The abstract for the presentation can be found here.
“EEC has played a significant role in helping our city protect the environment of our citizens.”
– Jake Wager, Former City Manager of Stanton
“EEC’s expertise and responsiveness were instrumental in helping our city meet new stringent sewer regulations.”
– Ray Burk, Former Principal Civil Engineer, City of Santa Ana, CA
“EEC is an excellent outfit that is quick to respond to the District’s needs. Their experienced team is outstanding and focused on the job and our satisfaction.”
– Steve Cano, Sewer Maintenance Supervisor, Costa Mesa District, CA
“We have been extremely pleased with their expertise, professionalism, and attention to detail concerning data management.”
– Soha Vazirnia, MPH, FOG Program Manager, Irvine Ranch Water District, CA
The California State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water (DDW), has accepted the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s (OEHHA) recent recommendation on new lower Notification Levels (NLs) for PFOA and for PFOS. On August 23, 2019, the DDW announced it established notification levels for PFOS and PFOA at 6.5 parts per trillion for PFOS and 5.1 parts per trillion for PFOA. These new levels are set at the lowest levels at which they can be reliably detected in drinking water using currently available analytical detection methods.
More information can be found here.
EEC Environmental (EEC) presented and exhibited at the International Network of Environmental Forensics 2018 Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 25-27, 2018. EEC’s Emily Vavricka spoke on how historical research methods are used in Environmental Forensic investigations in order to reconstruct past site histories and identify potentially responsible parties (PRPs) in environmental litigation cases.
EEC Environmental (EEC) exhibited at the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s (LACBA) 32nd Annual Spring Super Symposium, April 13, 2018, at the L.A. Hotel Downtown in Los Angeles.