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Houston Meeting In Person


Meeting Speaker:
Kenneth S. Tramm, PhD, PE, PG, CHMM

Metals: Importance of Background Threshold Values in Risk Assessment

Dr. Tramm will update us on his recent article that looked into why understanding “background” is so important in risk assessment.  This includes a little history on the Texas Risk Reduction Program and some lessons learned that can be applied to improve the risk-based corrective action process in Texas. 

Dr. Kenneth Tramm is a Program Manager with Modern Geosciences and has over 25 years of experience working on environmental assessment and remediation projects across the United States.  He served as a national Environmental Practice Leader for two large engineering firms prior to founding Modern Geosciences in 2011.  He holds a masters and doctorate in Environmental Science and Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and bachelors in Bioenvironmental Sciences from Texas A&M University.  He is a licensed Professional Engineer, licensed Professional Geoscientist and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager.  In addition to leading the environmental practice at Modern, Dr. Tramm is an adjunct professor teaching in UTA’s Engineering and Geoscience Departments. Dr. Tramm is also the author of Environmental Due Diligence: A Professional Handbook, has served on a number of academic advisory boards, and assists the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists as a subject matter expert.

This will be an in person lunch meeting with no virtual option.

FREE parking in garage level 3

11:15am Check In and Networking
11:30am Seated for Lunch
11:45am Presentation
1:00pm   End 


Thursday, February 08, 2024, 11:15 AM until 1:00 PM
Churrascos Memorial City
947 Gessner Rd Suite B-290
Houston, TX   77024
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Dorothy Gurka
Lina Gurka
Registration is required
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