A Holistic Approach to Managing Soil Vapor Intrusion: Minimizing Liability & Recovering Costs
An overview of how vapor intrusion dispersion and groundwater contamination differ (preferential pathways);
A brief history of vapor intrusion as a regulatory concern;
A summary of issues facing property owners with contamination with vapor intrusion potential, including regulatory oversight, liability exposure (e.g., personal injury claims), and tenant concerns;
Options for managing liability, such as active engagement with regulatory agency, hiring and working with cleanup consultants, seeking contribution from other PRPs, and seeking insurance funds to cover the costs of litigation and cleanup; and
A Q&A session to address specific interests and concerns of attendees.