PFAS: Responding to Orders to Investigate and Increasing State and Federal Scrutiny
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare environmental counsel for the impending wave of perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) related investigative orders by state and federal regulators. The EPA and state-level agencies are targeting these chemicals citing their pervasive use and their potential for dispersing widely.
- Federal regulatory efforts and growth
- State regulatory efforts and growth
- Nature of investigative inquiries
- Response to investigation
The panel will review these and other essential matters for targeted businesses:
- What is the scope of governmental interest in PFAS issues?
- What current actions are governments taking, and what is on the horizon?
- What are response strategies and requirements to investigative notices and orders?
Lindsay A. Brown
Ms. Brown's practice is blend of environmental law and commercial litigation, giving her a wide range of experience... | Read More
Ms. Brown's practice is blend of environmental law and commercial litigation, giving her a wide range of experience from representing major petroleum and chemical companies in billion dollar litigations to efficiently resolving matters without the need for litigation. She started her post-graduate career as a biological technician studying salt marshes and invasive plant species in Maine, which fostered her interest in, and enhanced her knowledge of, environmental policy and law.Close
Albert M. Cohen
Loeb & Loeb
Mr. Cohen's practice includes complex environmental cases and transactions involving soil and groundwater... | Read More
Mr. Cohen's practice includes complex environmental cases and transactions involving soil and groundwater contamination, hazardous waste, CEQA and NEPA, water law and other aspects of environmental law. He handles substantial matters in areas such as Superfund, private cost recovery, environmental impact analysis, regulatory takings, water laws and environmental compliance.Close
Stephen Zemba, Ph.D., P.E.
Sanborn Head & Associates
Dr. Zemba has over three decades of experience nationally as an environmental consulting specialist in the area of... | Read More
Dr. Zemba has over three decades of experience nationally as an environmental consulting specialist in the area of health risk assessment. His expertise includes assessing the transport and risks of environmental chemicals. Dr. Zemba holds a B.S. from Carnegie‐Mellon University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, all in the field of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Zemba also teaches university‐level courses on air quality management and air pollution control.Close