Site Investigation & Characterization
Industrial and Commercial Sites with Large Chemical Releases
State Lead Sites
Remediation Technology Performance Evaluations
Dense and Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (DNAPLs, LNAPLs)
Chlorinated Solvent and Petroleum Hydrocarbon Plumes
Chemical Fate and Transport
Verification of numerical model results
Conceptual Model Development
Technical User Guide Development
Third-Party Technical Evaluations and Oversight
Environmental Research Support
Consulting Litigation Expert
High Value Cases (Up to $5 Billion to Date)
Natural Resource Damages
Insurance Cost Recovery
Business Relationships (Created $250M in new opportunities)
Environmental Damage Settlements
Surface Reclamation Plans
Livestock and Crop Loss Settlements
Due Diligence for Acquisitions & Divestitures
Real Estate Transactions
Oil and Gas Production
Environmental Education & Seminar Development
Hydrology 101 Course for Law Firm
Water Resource Protection & Management
Multi-jurisdictional drainage basins, including Tribal land
Petroleum Land Management
Dispute resolution for environmental, working & royalty interest, and field operation disputes
Negotiation of Environmental and Asset Damage Settlements, Drilling Deals, and Leases
Acquisitions & Divestitures of Producing Properties
Lane, V.A. 2008. “Field evidence for abiotic degradation of trichloroethylene in a fractured, surficial aquitard.” American Academy of Forensic Sciences 60th Anniversary Meeting. Washington D.C. February.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2007. Synthesis report on five dense, non-aqueous phase liquid (DNAPL) remediation projects. National Risk Management Research Laboratory. Cincinnati, Ohio. May. EPA/600/R-07/066. [V. Lane co-author at GeoTrans, Inc. for USEPA]
Lane, V.A. and J. S. Smith. 2007. Fact or fiction: the source of perchloroethylene contamination in groundwater is a manufacturing impurity in chlorinated solvents. The 23rd Annual International Conference On Soils, Sediments and Water. October 15 – 18. Amherst, Massachusetts.
Lane, V.A. 2007. Field evidence for abiotic degradation of trichloroethylene in a fractured, surficial aquitard. 5th Annual NGWA Ground Water and Environmental Law Conference. July 23-25. Dublin, Ohio.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2006. Remediation System Evaluation (RSE), Ellis Property Superfund Site, Evesham And Medford Townships, New Jersey, Report Of The Remediation System Evaluation, Site Visit Conducted April 19, 2006, Final Report. Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation. Arlington, VA. September. EPA 542-R-06-015. [V. Lane co-author at GeoTrans, Inc. for USEPA]
Lane, V.A. and J. S. Smith. 2006. Fact or fiction: the source of perchloroethylene contamination in groundwater is a manufacturing impurity in chlorinated solvents. 4th Annual NGWA Ground Water and Environmental Law Conference. July 6-7. Chicago, Illinois.
Larson, S.P., J. Choi, V. Lane, E. Keyes, and A. Elhassan. 2005. Using an enhanced superposition model for water rights administration in the Roswell Underground Water Basin. New Mexico Water Research Symposium, August 16, Socorro, New Mexico.
Lane, V.A. 2001. Distribution of chlorinated solvent contamination in a surficial clayey aquitard: evidence for fractures and attenuation. MSc Thesis. The University of Waterloo. Ontario, Canada.
Lane, V.A., B.L. Parker, and J.A. Cherry. 1999. Distribution and fate of chlorinated organic chemicals in a surficial clay aquitard. Waterloo Solvents-in-Groundwater Research Program Progress Meeting, May 11?13, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Lane, V.A., B.L. Parker, and J.A. Cherry. 1998. Depth of the hydraulically active zone in a thick, surficially weathered glaciolacustrine aquitard contaminated with DNAPL. Geological Society of America 1998 Annual Meeting, October 26-29. In Abstracts with Programs, Geological Society of America. 30, no. 7. 173.