Please join SWEP-CT for a brown bag panel discussion on what the next steps should be once you receive information that a site may have asbestos-containing materials ("ACM"). What are the regulatory requirements for notification? Who do you need to contact and how do you ensure that the ACM, if present, is being handled properly? Are there legal implications to confirming the presence of ACM?
Our panel discussion will provide insight from a regulatory, legal, and consultant perspective.
- Stephen Dahlem, Supervising Environmental Analyst, CT DPH Asbestos Program
- Kathleen Pane, Senior Project Manager, Section Leader Hazardous Building Materials Division, Fuss & O’Neill
- Jane Warren, Esq., Partner, McCarter & English
Mr. Dahlem has 35 years of experience in the asbestos field and has worked with the CT DPH Asbestos Program for the past 20 years where his primary role has been in asbestos regulatory enforcement. The Program performs compliance inspections of active asbestos abatement projects, approves school asbestos management plans, reviews applications and inspections reports, and carries out legal enforcement actions, as required. Prior to joining DPH, Mr. Dahlem graduated from Wesleyan University and served for six years with the U.S. Navy.
Ms. Pane has 20 years of experience conducting, overseeing, and reviewing the technical quality of various environmental investigations and assessments. She has completed a wide range of hazardous building materials projects working with multiple technical disciplines. Projects include hazardous material inspections and designs involving asbestos, lead-based paint, PCBs, indoor air quality, and industrial hygiene. She has also worked on numerous demolition, renovation, and redevelopment projects.
Attorney Warren is a Partner with McCarter & English who is a trusted advisor whose work over several decades has cultivated strong relationships with officials at every level of state and federal government. Clients come to Ms. Warren to provide them with sophisticated, but practical guidance on complex environmental matters. When these matters impact client’s operations or business dealings, Ms. Warren works quickly to navigate the often-varied interests of lenders, developers, manufacturers, corporations and regulators to provide clients with comprehensive and cost-effective solutions.
Complimentary beverages and cookies will be provided, please bring your own lunch. RSVP no later than May 20, 2019, as space is limited.