Franklin Riesenburger, a shareholder in Flaster Greenberg‘s Environmental and Real Estate Law departments, was appointed to the Committee for Procedural and Regulatory Questions Regarding the Remediation of Contaminants of Emerging Concern by the New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professionals Association (LSRPA). In this role, Frank will lend his thoughts and leadership regarding PFAS and other potentially hazardous contaminants to educate LSRPs on the dangers of these man-made contaminants and provide recommendations for dealing with the current issues facing LSRPs. He, along with other members of the committee, may also participate in future stakeholder efforts to be undertaken by the DEP to develop guidance on these issues. The ad hoc Committee consists of 9 people, of which Frank is the only attorney.
Frank has represented clients in environmental litigation and regulation, environmental permitting and commercial transactions for over 40 years. He, in conjunction with other members from the firm’s Environmental Law and Aviation law practices, has also been actively speaking and writing on the dangers and environmental considerations regarding PFAS and other emerging contaminants.
The LSRPA is a nonprofit professional membership organization that was established in 2009 to provide information, education and technical resources to Licensed Site Remediation Planners (LSRPs), other professionals involved in environmental remediation in the State of New Jersey, and students pursuing an education in a discipline related to environmental remediation.