- PCB Assessment and Management
- MCP Compliance
- Risk Assessment
- Brownfields Redevelopment
- Vapor Intrusion
Jim is an environmental toxicologist and Massachusetts Licensed Site Professional (LSP) with expertise developing risk-based conceptual site models for complex settings. He is particularly effective at cutting through accumulations of BS (Bad Science) to arrive at a more accurate understanding of true environmental conditions. Before entering the consulting field, Jim was manager of EPA Region1’s PCB program under the office of pesticides and toxic substances in the early 1980s.
Jim Okun has an extensive background with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), their environmental chemistry and human health effects.
M.S. in Toxicology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978
B.S. Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975