GeoInsight Sponsors EBC’s Emerging Contaminants Seminar: PFAS – The Forever Chemical

GeoInsight Sponsors EBC’s Emerging Contaminants Seminar: PFAS – The Forever Chemical

February 5, 2021 By: Nikki Delude Roy, P.G.

We are excited to be sponsoring the Environmental Business Council of   New England’s (EBC’s) upcoming, two-session virtual webinar focused on per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). We are excited to partner with EBC to bring this webinar to the industry and help us all stay up to date on the state of the science and regulation of these complex compounds.  

Continuing education credits will be available for this webinar. Event details are below. Be sure to register for both the morning and afternoon sessions. Looking forward to seeing you there!  

EVENT DETAILS 

When: Tuesday, Feb. 9 | @9AM-3:30PM 
Where to Register: 

Morning Session: https://ebcne.org/event/ebc-annual-emerging-contaminants-seminar-morning-session/?instance_id=13998   

Afternoon Session: https://ebcne.org/event/ebc-annual-emerging-contaminants-seminar-pfas-the-forever-chemical-afternoon-session 

About the Event: 

The morning session will focus on source identification for PFAS, including a comprehensive look at the history and uses of PFAS and will introduce  new PFAS forensics tools.  There will also be an update on aqueous film forming foams (AFFF), with some information on the latest fluorine-free foams.  Finally, the issues associated with PFAS during due diligence and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments will be discussed. 

The afternoon session will provide an update on PFAS toxicity and an overview of PFAS regulations throughout the United States. The webinar will conclude with a dynamic panel of state regulators to provide updates on PFAS in their states and answer questions from the audience.