Elizabeth A Scaggs


Ms. Scaggs is a Principal with Ensolum and has more than 25 years of experience supervising, conducting, and reviewing hydrogeologic investigations and remedial actions addressing groundwater, surface water, stream sediments, soil gas, and surface and subsurface soils for legal, agribusiness, oil and gas, mining and government clients. Scaggs has worked on sites with a wide variety of chemical contaminants, including metals, chlorinated solvents and their daughter compounds, brines, and petroleum hydrocarbons. She has conducted or participated in RFI/CMS operations under RCRA, RI/FS operations under CERCLA, underground storage tank (UST) investigations and remediations, and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) investigations/remediation activities under TSCA. In addition, Ms. Scaggs has performed investigation and remediation activities under a range of RBCA and non-RBCA state environmental programs. In addition, she has extensive brownfield redevelopment experience, and was the technical project lead for one of the largest brownfield redevelopments in Utah.
Ms. Scaggs has provided expert reports and testimony for litigation and arbitration cases involving response cost allocations, allegations of groundwater, soil, soil gas, and surface water contamination. In Texas, she has performed work in compliance with the Risk Reduction Rules, TRRP, VCP, IOP, and the Spill Response Rules. She also served on the NMOGA Spills and Releases Focus Workgroup.
Ms. Scaggs has participated in and supervised due diligence/All Appropriate Inquiry assessments, hydrogeologic investigations, and remedial actions in oil and gas fields, refineries, petrochemical plants, and industrial facilities across the United. Her experience is based on technical review, inspections, and first-hand supervision of inspections, drilling, well installation, sampling, and other field activities.

My Basic Philosophy
1) Perform work safely and don’t take unnecessary risks.
2) The goal should be to complete a project as efficiently as possible; not to make a career out of studying one project.
3) Always do what’s right, that way you don’t need to look over your shoulder and wonder if past transgressions are going to catch up with you.
4) Alway’s keep the client’s best interest in mind (everything else will take care of itself).

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