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  • James Alan Jacobs PG
    Forensic Geologist / Environmental Scientist
    Clearwater Group

    229 Tewksbury Avenue
    Point Richmond, CA 94801-

    Phone: (510) 590-1098
    Alternate: (510) 307-9943
    Fax: (510) 232-2823
    Email: jjacobs@clearwatergroup.com
    www.clearwatergroup.com
    www.linkedin.com/in/james-jacobs-pg-chg-cpg-cpetg-qsd-qsptor-12a1a1a

    Specialties
    Cost Recovery, Impairment Assesments, Oil/Gas/Coal Valuation, Environmental Compliance, Groundwater/Soil Assessment/Remediation, Hydrogeology, Geohydrology, SWPPP, Wastewater, Fracking, HazMat, Injection, Acid Mine Dranage, Nitrates, MTBE, Sewer Air, Geoprobe Drilling.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, Geology/English; MA, Geology; PG (CA, AK, AZ, ID, OR, PA, TX, WY, WA); CHG (CA, WA); Contractor (A,B,C-57, Haz, Asb)
    Formal Education
    MA Geology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1981 BA Geology/English, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, 1978
    Reg/Lic
    Certified Professional Geologist (AIPG); Certified Petroleum Geologist (AAPG); Motor Vehicle - Commercial/ Haz
    Previous/Current Position
    Principal Geologist, Clearwater Group (1990- present); Project Geologist; Harding Lawson (now AMEC); Senior Geologist, Petrofina (now Total); Operations Geologist, SOHIO (now BP).
    Honors/Awards
    Fulbright Scholar (4 teaching awards); Fellow, National Groundwater Assoc.; Martin Van Couvering Award, Honorary Member, Pres. Certificate (twice); American Institute of Professional Geologists; Selected by CalEPA for Peer-Review of PG&E Cr(VI) Background Study (Hinkley, CA site); Virtual Fellow (U.S. State Department); Selected on Fulbright Peer Review Committee (5 yrs); Publicly Elected to Community Svcs District (14 years); Elected Sewerage Board (14 years)
    Prof. Affil.
    Forensic Expert Witness Association, ASTM International, National Groundwater Association; American Institute of Professional Geologists; American Association of Petroleum Geologists; Association for the Environment, Health and Sciences; California Stormwater Quality Association
    Publications
    100+ technical articles; 4 books: technical books: Oil Spills and Gas Leaks (McGraw-Hill, 2014); Acid Mine Drainage, Rock Drainage and Acid Sulfate Soils (Wiley, 2014); Chromium VI Handbook (CRC Press, 2004); MTBE (CRC Press, 2001).
    Prior Expert
    Over 35 years experience. Testimony at 5 trials; 5 depositions; 4 settlement conferences; Northern and Southern California, Texas, and Colorado. Cases relate to oil/gas, and mine properties, industrial facilities, agricultural, public, commercial and residential properties.
  • Philip T. Tringale PhD
    Senior Consultant
    Langan Engineering & Environmental Services

    501 14th Street
    3rd Floor
    Oakland, CA 94612-

    Phone: (510) 874-7000
    Email: ptringale@langan.com
    www.linkedin.com/in/philip-tringale-85b37711

    Specialties
    Dr. Tringale provides expert testimony for cases involving National Contingency Plan compliance, identification of contaminant sources, magnitude and extent of contamination, remedial cost estimates, and allocation of cost and responsibility.
    Formal Education
    Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1982; M. Eng., Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1979; M.S., Civil Engineering (Engineering Geology), Drexel University, Philadelphia, 1977
    Reg/Lic
    Professional Engineer (P.E.) in California and New York
    Previous/Current Position
    Previous: Director of the Western Region; Current: Senior Consultant
    Honors/Awards
    American College of Forensic Examiners (Diplomat/Fellow), Chi Epsilon, National Civil Engineering Honor Society; Patent: Acoustic Penetrometer for Subsurface Soil Characterization
    Prof. Affil.
    American Society of Civil Engineers; National Ground Water Association; International Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
    Prior Expert
    Landfill investigation and closure; Cleanup of 200-acre waterfront site; Investigation and remediation of a 5-mile-long plume of contaminated groundwater emanating from beneath a manufacturing facility; Investigation and remediation of soil and groundwater contaminated at a metal-parts fabrication plant; Site investigation and remediation program at an industrial site
  • Sabrina Ma
    Director Business Development
    Roux Associates, Inc

    555 12th Street
    Suite 1725
    Oakland, CA 94607-

    Phone: (415) 967-6011
    Alternate: (415) 531-4480
    Fax: (415) 967-6001
    Email: sma@rouxinic.com
    www.rouxinc.com

    Specialties
    Roux Associates team of experts has evaluated complex technical issues in dispute during litigation and formulated expert opinions for presentation in reports, depositions and trials. Team members have provided expert witness testimony over a broad range of issues including the source and timing of chemical releases, groundwater contamination fate and transport, site cleanup cost and allocation among responsible parties, risk assessment, data validity and compliance with Federal and State regulators.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Class A, Haz Contractors; Professional Engineer; Profesional Geologist; Professional Hydrogeologist

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