Emerald has more than 14 years of environmental consulting experience and conducts services for clients in Washington and Oregon that include soil, air, and groundwater monitoring and site assessments. She also manages remedial investigation and cleanup projects, and identifies sustainability and climate change adaptation needs for sites. Emerald has additional experience in underground storage tank closure, remedial construction observation, compliance monitoring, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 104(e) response preparation, Superfund site cleanup allocation processes and environmental response preparation, insurance claims evaluation, and litigation support.
Licensed Geologist, Washington
Registered Geologist, Oregon
Professional Certifications and Registrations
HAZWOPER Site Supervisor
Emerald enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and playing soccer. When indoors she is an avid player of video and board games with her husband, Josh, and relaxing with their two cats Korben and Keanu. She is also a huge fan of the Seattle Mariners, Seahawks, and Sounders sports teams. Emerald is currently the commissioner of Farallon’s Fantasy Football league.
“Resilient Remediation: Addressing extreme weather and climate change, creating community value”
This article summarizes SURF’s (Sustainable Remediation Forum) research and organized knowledge exchanges to examine (1) the impacts of climate change and extreme weather events on hazardous waste sites, and (2) how we can mitigate...
Sustainable Remediation & Ensuring Remedies are Resilient to Climate Change: Latest Developments from SURF
September 12, 2019 - 20th Annual Advanced CERCLA | MTCA | Sediment Remediation Conference, Environmental Law Education Center
Across the United States, thousands of contaminated and remediated properties are at risk of impacts from climate change including flooding, wildfires, and sea level rise. This presentation provides an update on the recent research SURF (Sustainable Remediation Forum) has performed in assessing climate change impacts and how you can ensure your remedies are resilient to climate change.
Climate Change Guidance in Washington State
October 22, 2019 – 35th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, & Energy, SURF Membership Meeting
This guidance provides a framework and information for a cleanup project manager to assess the risks associated with a changing climate, and identify and select adaptation actions at each phase of the cleanup process to increase the resilience of cleanup remedies.
Farallon negotiated with EPA and developed scopes of work for conducting an Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis (EE/CA), Removal Design, and Removal Action for cleaning up nearshore sediments and the...
Farallon has performed and managed Phase I ESAs and Phase II subsurface investigations for residential, commercial, agricultural, and industrial properties in Washington State and across the Pacific...