PFAS: Responding to Orders to Investigate and Increasing State and Federal Scrutiny
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare environmental counsel for the growing number of perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) related investigative orders by state and federal regulators. The EPA and state-level agencies target these chemicals, citing their pervasive use and potential for dispersing widely.
- Federal regulatory efforts and growth
- State regulatory efforts and growth
- Nature of investigative inquiries
- Response to investigation
Legal practitioners will come away with a thorough understanding of the current state of the law and enforcement authority of federal and state regulators, a firm grounding in the science that is driving the regulations and investigation requirements, and potential response strategies for responding to orders to investigate.
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
Stephen (Steve) 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