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|William Benni, Improved Analysis through Modeling|
20 Woodbridge Drive
Christianburg, Virginia 24073
William Benni is the founder of Improved Analysis through Modeling, located in Christiansburg Virginia. He was graduated with highest honors from Rutgers University with a degree in chemical engineering and is about 2 years from completing his PhD. at Virginia Tech. He has developed the Benni Source Modeling Approach over the past 21 years and applied it to numerous LNAPL and DNAPL sources at both small retail gas stations and large Superfund sites. The Approach has been verified with over $1,000,000 in field investigations.
Several environmental protection agencies have requested presentations of the tools discussed today. Currently, his work focuses on applying the Approach to monitoring the progress of thermal remediation, finding underlying causes at UST problem sites and providing expert testimony.
|Susan Burnell, U.S. EPA|
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue (5401P)
Washington, District of Columbia 20460
Susan Burnell works in the Cleanup and Revitalization Division of EPA's Office of Underground Storage Tanks (OUST). She has been with EPA for 16 years, primarily in the RCRA Subtitle C program and has worked in OUST since 2009. She is the content lead for OUST's backlog study. She has a bachelor's degree in biology from Albion College in Albion, Michigan.
|George DeVaull, Shell Global Solutions|
3333 Highway Six South
Houston, Texas 77082
George E. DeVaull, Ph.D. is a Senior Consultant at Shell Global Solutions, with experience in applied methods of measuring, estimating, and modeling chemical fate and transport in the environment. He has developed several methods for modeling and parameterizing soil vapor emissions, including vapor intrusion to indoor air, and has also developed and applied varied risk assessment methods in site remediation decisions