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This EBC program on Emerging Contaminants of Concern will discuss the recent current events with regards to detections of Perfluorinated Alkylated Substances (PFAS) in water supplies and groundwater in New Hampshire. The program will include presentations from regulators at the NHDES about the status of New Hampshire projects and actions being undertaken to address PFAS. There will also be presentations from project scientists and engineers regarding developments in surrounding states and lessons learned. Other state and federal officials will discuss related regulatory programs and constraints that are evolving to protect the public from these contaminants as well as the basis for the extremely low EPA health advisory concentration of 70 parts per trillion. Following the presentations, a panel discussion will be held to discuss the opportunities that are available to identify, quantify, and provide treatment for Contaminants of Emerging Concern focused on PFAS.
Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.5 training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.
- Frank Ricciardi, P.E., LSP, Chair, EBC PCB & Emerging Contaminants Subcommittee; Vice President, Weston & Sampson
Intro to PFAS and Project Case Studies from Vermont
- Steven LaRosa, Technical Leader, Weston & Sampson
The Development of the EPA PFAS Health Advisory Level – A Risk Assessment Review
- Marie Rudiman, Principal, EnviroRisk Solutions, LLC
Current state of affairs in New Hampshire with PFAS – Recent Water Supply Impacts and Response Actions
- Kate Emma Schlosser, Project Manager, NHDES Waste Management Division
The PFAS-Impacted Haven Wellfield and Water Supply Treatment System
- Brian Goetz, Deputy Director, Public Works, City of Portsmouth
Following the Speaker Presentations will be a Panel Discussion moderated by Frank Ricciardi of Weston & Sampson.
Final Agenda – EBC New Hampshire Program: Contaminants of Emerging Concern – Update on Perfluorinated Alkylated Substances (PFAS)