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PFAS 101: What Can Be Done? (Zoom Webinar)
November 15, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmFree
Maine is on the leading edge of the country in learning about – and responding to – PFAS contamination. Join us for a two-part Zoom webinar series about what PFAS are, how they impact our water, farms, and health, and what comes next.
Are there questions on your mind you’d like to see the panel explore? Each event will include space to address questions from our community – submit your question when you register, or use the live webinar Q&A box.
Part 2: What Can Be Done?
What is being done – and what more needs to be done – as we consider the path forward to address the PFAS problem? Learn about current and future research and innovations to lead us closer to solutions in Maine and across the country.
Co-moderated by Ellen Stern Griswold, MFT Vice President & Deputy Director and Mehr Sher, BDN Environmental Reporter.
- Dr. Rachel Schattman, Assistant Professor – UMaine School of Food & Agriculture, Fellow – George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, Associate – University of Maine Climate Change Institute
- Steve Woodard, Chief Innovation Officer, Emerging Compounds Treatment Technologies (ECT2)
- Dr. Abby Fleisch, Pediatric Endocrinologist and Environmental Health Researcher – MaineHealth, Associate Professor of Pediatrics – Tufts University School of Medicine, Adjunct Associate Professor of Environmental Health – Harvard School of Public Health