PFAS and Brownfields Redevelopment
Rick Shoyer, LSRP, Senior Project Consultant, Montrose Environmental
Can PFAS and Brownfield Redevelopment coexist? We explore due diligence requirements,
liability protection afforded to redevelopers. The complexities and challenges of
investigating for PFAS with limited approved sampling procedures, analytical methods and
lack of or conflicting regulatory standards.
Rick is a Senior Project Consultant for Montrose Environmental based in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Rick is a Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) and an N-2 licensed operator in the State of New Jersey. He graduated from Michigan State University with a B.S. in Systems Engineering. Mr. Shoyer began his career working in an industrial wastewater treatment plant receiving and treating waste streams. Though his work experience includes consulting, investigations, remediation and brownfield redevelopment, he has carried on his treatment experience throughout his career by staying abreast and in the forefront of remedial technologies. He conducts treatability testing for advanced oxidation processes and various IX resins for a host of chemical classes including Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and 1,4 Dioxane. Rick is the President of the Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast (BCONE). BCONE, a multi-state (Maine to Maryland and out to Ohio), our mission is to provide education on the benefits of brownfield remediation, and sustainable and resilient redevelopment. He was appointed as the BCONE representative on the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Site Remediation Advisory Group (SRAG) and Cooperative Venture Group (CVP).