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Ph.D. Environmental Engineering and Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (1981).

M.S. Environmental Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (Environmental Chemistry and Health Specializations, USPHS Traineeship) (1979).

B.S. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California (American Chemical Society Certified, Honors) (1976).



Dr. Chrostowski is a Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) (#02970014) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Health (FRSH).



Dr. Chrostowski is a founding member of Chrostowski, Pearsall, Foster, Durda & Preziosi (CPF Associates, Inc.). He is an environmental engineer, applied toxicologist, and chemist with 28 years experience in environmental science and engineering work on behalf of both government and private clients. Previously, he was Director of Environment, Health & Safety programs at The Weinberg Group, Vice President and Senior Science Advisor at ICF/Clement, Senior Scientist at EA Engineering, Science & Technology, Assistant Professor at Vassar College, a consultant in private practice and a pollution control/industrial hygiene technician in industry. He has specialized experience in the scientific and technical aspects of federal, state, and international regulatory programs including the CAA, CERCLA/SARA, RCRA, TSCA, FIFRA, OSHA, waste management technologies and ecological assessment. In addition, he has directed projects involving environmental chemistry, remedial investigation, pollution control, regulatory affairs, and quality assurance. A substantial portion of this effort is directed to Superfund, RCRA, and private party cost and liability issues including divisibility, allocation, modeling remedial costs at complex sites, auditing environmental contractor performance, and analyzing consistency with the NCP and state programs. In addition to EPA and OSHA programs, Dr. Chrostowski has developed substantial expertise in indoor air quality, the risk analysis of hazardous material transportation, and the risk analysis of FDA-regulated products. Dr. Chrostowski has conducted research into environmentally-friendly new product development and has directed registration and approval petition processes for the environmental and occupational aspects of new products, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals. Dr. Chrostowski's research interests include the behavior of complex mixtures, pharmacokinetics, application of quantitative management tools to environmental strategy development and evaluation, biomonitoring, use of epidemiology in risk assessment, mass transfer phenomena, applied statistics, and mathematical modeling for risk management decision making. Dr. Chrostowski is active in numerous professional societies and expert panels and has authored or co-authored over 100 publications or presentations in the environmental field. In addition to his technical work, Dr. Chrostowski has taught university-level environmental sciences and has presented expert testimony in litigation cases, regulatory, and permitting hearings and public meetings and has conducted technical negotiations on behalf of private and governmental clients.


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