Emily Strake is a technical director with Bluestone Environmental Group in Malvern, PA. She provides technical expertise in the areas of risk assessment and environmental chemistry. Since 2000, Emily has worked assessing chemical data and the potential adverse health effects to humans from exposure to hazardous contaminants in soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, ambient and indoor air, and various types of animal, fish, and plant materials. She routinely applies environmental cleanup guidance and policies associated with multiple federal and state agencies, and has been the primary author or key contributor of risk assessment reports and screening evaluations for projects governed under USEPA RCRA and CERCLA, and state programs in California, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Oregon, New York and Maryland. Additionally, she has broad experience in the development of preliminary remediation goals and site-specific action levels, and has performed assessments to focus areas of investigation and identify risk-based alternatives for reducing remediation costs. She has been active in the ITRC Risk Assessment Team since 2012. Emily completed an undergraduate degree in chemistry in 2000 from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA and earned a Master's of Business Administration in 2012 from The University of Scranton in Scranton, PA.