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John D. Schell, Ph.D.

John D. Schell, Ph.D.

Dr. Schell has more than 20 years of environmental assessment experience, focusing on human health and ecological impacts of PCBs, dioxins, volatile organics, chlorinated pesticides, and metals.  He has experience performing human health and ecological risk assessments under state and federal programs such as Superfund, RCRA, and state Risk-Based Corrective Action (RBCA) programs. His broad experience includes assessing the toxicity of PCBs, dioxins, VOCs, pesticides, aromatic hydrocarbons, and metals, investigating their mode of action, and their impact on human health and the environment.  His activities include work on some of the largest CECLA sites in the U.S., and he has worked on projects in 27 states across the country.  Dr. Schell has served on advisory bodies on chemical risk assessment issues in Florida and Michigan; has presented to international regulatory and scientific bodies and numerous public hearings; and, has provided congressional briefings in Washington D.C.  Dr. Schell is a former member of the USEPA Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee, and he has been qualified as an expert in toxicology in both federal and state courts.

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