Emerging Contaminants: Focus on PFAS

Join Minnesota Brownfields and a group of expert speakers for a day-long session on the emerging contaminants known as PFAS: per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.  PFAS are a large class of synthetic compounds that have been the focus of recent public and regulatory attention.  Perhaps you’ve heard of PFAS, but have you had time to keep up with the rapidly evolving scientific and regulatory conversation on this topic?  Join us for presentations by expert speakers and engaging panel discussions.

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Date: Wednesday, January 23 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (lunch included)
Location:  Dakota Lodge, 1200 Stassen Lane, West Saint Paul
Registration:  $75 for members, $135 for non-members

Topics of discussion will include:

Introduction & Overview of PFASGinny Yingling, Minnesota Department of Health
Federal & State Regulatory UpdateGary Krueger, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Sandeep Burman, Minnesota Department of Health
Legal PerspectiveBeverly Conerton, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
PFAS Sampling & Analysis: Presentations & PanelWard Swanson, Barr Engineering (Chair)
Nathan Eklund, Pace Analytical Services
Dr. Will Backe, Minnesota Department of Health
Case Studies: Investigation & TreatmentShalene Thomas, Wood
PFAS: Positive Steps for the FutureDonovan Hannu, Bay West
Panel Discussion: What Does the Future Hold? Sandeep Burman, Minnesota Department of Health
Shalene Thomas, Wood
Ward Swanson, Barr Engineering

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