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Mike Carney is an environmental toxicologist and ecological risk assessor with more than 15 years of experience in biogeochemistry, aquatic ecology, aquaculture, field work, impact assessments and laboratory experiments. He has developed restoration plans, designed databases for use in statistical analyses, and quantified the effects of industrial chemicals on ecological communities—as well as quantifying the environmental benefits from restoration projects. He has worked on significant national environmental remediation projects, such as the Bonita Peak Mining District (Gold King Mine) toxic release in Colorado and Utah, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Larry Culleen: Arnold & Porter represents clients on administrative, regulatory, and enforcement matters involving federal agencies such as the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the US Department of Agriculture, the US Food and Drug Administration, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Larry has broad experience advising clients on US and international regulatory programs that govern commercial and consumer use chemicals, pesticides and antimicrobials, as well as the products of biotechnology and nanoscale materials. Prior to joining Arnold & Porter, Larry held significant positions at EPA serving as a manager in various risk-management programs which oversee pesticides, chemical substances, and biotechnology products. John Cuthbertson is an AECOM PFAS Practice Lead with over twenty-seven years of environmental consulting experience supporting chemical, industrial, and oil and gas sectors. Mr. Cuthbertson currently manages multiple projects involving PFAS constituents and is experienced in analytical testing and methodologies, environmental fate and transport, assessment and investigation, and remedial technologies. Dr. Marisa Kreider is a board-certified toxicologist and Senior Managing Health Scientist with Cardno ChemRisk and has 12 years of experience assisting clients with toxicology, risk assessment and product stewardship needs. She has managed a variety of project types, including reviewing of toxicological literature for a variety of chemicals; designing, managing and interpreting toxicity studies; conducting or critiquing dose response assessments for chemicals or particulate; and conducting quantitative or qualitative risk assessments of consumer products. Specifically, Dr. Kreider has supported regulatory agencies in the development of screening values for PFAS, and has presented on PFAS hazard and dose response assessment at scientific conferences. She received her PhD from the Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology at Duke University in 2005.