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PFAS 101: What Do We Know? (Zoom Webinar)
October 25, 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 1: What Do We Know?
What are PFAS, and how are they impacting water, agriculture, and human health in Maine – and across the nation? Learn the basics about what we know about PFAS contamination, why it matters, and where we stand now.
Co-moderated by Tricia Rouleau, MFT Farm Network Director and Mehr Sher, BDN Environmental Reporter.
- Meagan Hennessey, Director of PFAS Response – Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
- Dr. Jean MacRae, Associate Professor – UMaine Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Researcher – George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions and Maine Center for Genetics in the Environment
- Dr. Noah Nesin, Primary Care Innovation Adviser – Penobscot Community Health Care, Past-President – Maine Public Health Association Board of Directors