Rebecca Luman

Rebecca Luman, PE, LEED AP

Ms. Luman has over 25 years of experience as a consultant and project manager in the environmental field.

She has conducted Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) and subsurface assessments of various business, manufacturing, and petroleum facilities, and has managed investigations and removal actions at State Superfund sites.

Ms. Luman has also performed multi-media environmental compliance audits and environmental management system assessments within the aerospace, semiconductor, food, manufacturing, shipbuilding, and utility industries, and has prepared numerous environmental plans, permits (SPCC, SWPPP, NPDES, FRP, Emergency Contingency, and Hazardous Waste Management), and regulatory reports (Air Emissions Inventory, EPCRA, Discharge Monitoring, and Annual Waste Summaries).

She has been responsible for identifying environmental, health, and safety legal obligations for various businesses and industries across the United States, and for maintaining their compliance with the regulations. Prior to entering the private sector, Ms. Luman worked for a major public water supplier where she was involved in a federal Superfund Remedial Investigation involving the study of groundwater contamination over a 60-square mile area.

Most recently, she formed her own business, Healthy Tweaks, LLC, to raise awareness of the impact of chemicals on the environment, in consumer products, and on human health, particularly that of children. Her goal is to educate consumers and businesses to enable them to make choices that will improve their health and reduce their ecological footprint.

Ms. Luman is currently the lead author of Site Auditing and was previously the lead author on other STP regulatory publications covering federal EPA and State environmental differences, federal and California OSHA requirements, and federal construction and transportation regulations.

She completed her B.S., Civil Engineering at the University of Texas in Austin in 1989, and is a Professional Engineer licensed in Texas and California, and registered in New York. Her interest in understanding the impact of the built environment on the natural environment led her to become a LEED® Accredited Professional in 2009.  She is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Auditing Roundtable, the Texas Association of Environmental Professionals, and the U.S. Green Building Council.  She is also on the Houston Advisory Board for The Nature Conservancy.

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Fasken Marineau Dumoulin LLP

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP is a Canadian law firm with Canadian offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Quebec City, and international offices in London, Paris, and Johannesburg.

The Canadian Environmental Law Guide was originally prepared by the Environmental Law Group of Russell & DuMoulin, which is now part of the merged firm of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. The Environmental Law Group has, since 1987, provided advice in the areas of environmental and natural resources law to industries and businesses in Canada and internationally.

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Ronald Davis

Ronald Davis

Ronald Davis is an Associate Professor Emeritus at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in 1990, graduating as that year’s silver medalist. He was called to the Ontario Bar and practiced law in Toronto for 10 years before returning to graduate studies at the University of Toronto. He was awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Doctoral Fellowship in support of his graduate research and he obtained his Doctor of Juridical Science degree in 2004 at the University of Toronto. While pursuing graduate work at the University of Toronto, he co-authored Director and Officer Liability in Corporate Insolvency, which was published in 2002.

Ronald joined the Faculty of Law at UBC in 2003 and teaches corporate law, law and economics, trust law and pension law. He has published articles on pension law, corporate governance and insolvency law and has presented a number of papers on these topics both nationally and internationally.

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