The Remediation Technology Summit

February 26-28, 2019

Colorado Convention Center
Denver, CO

tufanoJay Tufano
Environmental Attorney
Ring Bender LLLP

Jay Tufano is an environmental attorney at the law firm, Ring Bender LLLP, in Southern California. He represents clients in transactions involving the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfields and in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in litigation regarding compliance federal statutes such as CERCLA, RCRA, and related state laws. As a former remediation technology provider, Jay also possesses a deep understanding of environmental mitigation design, construction, and implementation at complex sites throughout North America.

PLATFORM PRESENTER – Vapor Intrusion: Don't Hold Your Breath

Vapor Intrusion – Bases for Legal Liability and Defenses

Vapor intrusion due to hazardous chemicals in subsurface groundwater or soil has increasingly given rise to litigation against various types of landowners and lessees under various statutes and common law legal theories. This presentation is intended to provide an overview of the various legal theories upon which defendants have been sued, legal defenses, and outcomes of lawsuits based on vapor intrusion into buildings. The presentation will also discuss legal tools to address vapor intrusion issues.