Jeffrey Hale is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist and Senior Fellow with Kleinfelder's Contaminated Lands Service Line, located in Pittsburgh, PA. Jeff has worked at Kleinfelder since 2004, providing consultation for challenging environmental and natural resources issues internationally with emphasis on fractured rock & complex sites, emerging issues, remediation, liability management, and environmental forensics. Jeff has presented at many conferences on the topic of fractured rock characterization and remediation and served as an invited panelist at the NGWA Focus Conference on Fractured Rock and Eastern Groundwater Regional Issues. He has been involved with ITRC since 2014 as a principal contributor to the Characterization and Remediation in Fractured Rock document, and he serves as a section leader for the ITRC PFAS team. Jeff received a B.S. in Earth Sciences from Penn State in 1993, an M.S. in Geology from the University of Akron in 1995, and an M.S. in Engineering Management from Point Park University in 2008. He is licensed as a Professional Geologist in Pennsylvania and as a Professional Geoscientist in Alberta.