PFAS Due Diligence: Higher Risk Property Types – Part 1 Aviation

Our groundbreaking series on PFAS environmental due diligence continues with a new chapter exploring higher-risk property types.  

One of the most frequently cited are aviation facilities, including commercial airports, but how much do you know about PFAS use storage and disposal at these sites?  

Watch the webinar recording to hear from an experienced EP and leading expert, Georgeanna Nugent, as she shares her knowledge and experience, including:

  • What does the federal government say are the biggest data gaps and strategic opportunities to better understand PFAS property risks? 
  • How will ongoing federal and state-funded data disclosure, research, and enforcement action likely impact property due diligence? 
  • What do experts look for when conducting due diligence at airports? 
  • What is AFFF, how is it used, and is it banned? 
  • What airport operation types might be ignored during due diligence but shouldn’t be? 
  • What is the magnitude of impacts? Hear examples of best- and worst-case investigation outcomes. 


Alan Agadoni
SVP EDR Solutions, LightBox

Mr. Agadoni is responsible for leading LightBox's Consulting and Engineering solutions including strategy, client engagement and strategic partnerships. For more than 30 years, he was an Environmental Professional who managed a national consulting practice for commercial real estate investors and lenders.

He is a speaker and author on a broad range of environmental, health and safety issues such as site assessments and audits, regulatory compliance, radon, asbestos, and mold. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the southeast chapter of the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council (REIAC) and he directed public course offerings of the Environmental Institute in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a Certified Environmental Auditor and Registered Environmental Property Assessor. 

Georgeanna Nugent
Environmental Division Director, McFarland-Johnson, Inc.

Georgeanna (“Georgie”) Nugent is the Division Director of Environmental Services for McFarland-Johnson, Inc. and has over 20 years of experience as an environmental professional and a project manager primarily working on municipal, public and transportation projects.

She has a thorough understanding of state and federal regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), and Section 4(f) of the USDOT Act.  She is also a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) with extensive knowledge and experience with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).  

She is currently serving on the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) PFAS Working Group and the Airport Cooperative Research Programs (ACRP) Development of PFAS Source Differentiation Guidelines for Airports. She has a master’s degree in environmental science and engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and two bachelors' degrees in environmental science and geology.  In addition, Ms. Nugent serves on two New York state appointed board of directors. She resides in Saratoga Springs, NY with her family.