EBC Water Resources Webinar: PFAS Series Part II – PFAS in Drinking Water and Wastewater

Details

Date: December 8, 2022

Contact

Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]

Venue

Virtual Event

Information for viewing the webinar will be shared with registered attendees in a confirmation email.

Public drinking water suppliers have been at the leading edge of dealing with the PFAS crisis. Just as systems were getting accustomed to the testing protocols and treatment regimes, ever decreasing (proposed) standards and advisories have ushered in a new period of uncertainty. As the regulatory net widens, additional public works facilities, including wastewater treatment plants, are also going to have their turn in the regulatory hot seat.

In conjunction with Part I of the EBC PFAS Series, PFAS in Solid Waste, which will address the dearth of disposal options across different media, and Part III, PFAS Management – Is it Risky Business?, this Water Resources program will survey the potential fallout from EPA’s proposal to list PFOA and PFOS as hazardous substances under CERCLA and the draft regulations on medium-sized POTWs that would impose reporting obligations on all sending facilities. As these changes in federal regulations trickle down to the states, local water and wastewater system operators are once against thrust into the vanguard of assessing and ameliorating the impacts from these pervasive compounds.

A robust panel discussion with the audience will conclude the webinar.

This webinar is Part II of the EBC PFAS Series. Learn more and register for:

EBC Solid Waste Management Webinar: PFAS Series Part I – PFAS in Solid Waste on Tuesday, November 15, 2022

EBC Emerging Contaminants Webinar: PFAS Series Part III – PFAS Management – Is it Risky Business? on Tuesday, December 13, 2022

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.5 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the webinar.

Additional information can be found under the tabs above.
Program Chairs:
  • Peter F. Durning, Partner, Burns & Levinson LLP
  • Tim Harrison, Project Manager, AECOM
  • Emilee Mooney Scott, Partner, Robinson + Cole
Speaker Agenda:

EPA’s PFAS Strategic Roadmap: A Year of Progress

  • Zachary Schafer, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Administrator, Office of Water, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

PFAS and Water Resources: Legal Considerations

  • Emilee Mooney Scott, Partner, Robinson + Cole, LLP

Wellesley – Temporary PFAS Treatment, a Bridge in an Uncertain Regulatory Landscape

  • David Cohen, Director of Public Works, Town of Wellesley
  • Eric Kelley, Principal Engineer, Environmental Partners Group
  • Alston Potts, PE, Senior Project Engineer, Environmental Partners

PFAS in Wastewater Treatment

  • Blake Martin, Vice President, Water Resources, Weston & Sampson

Moderated Discussion

Available PowerPoint presentations from the EBC Water Resources Webinar: PFAS Series Part II – PFAS in Drinking Water and Wastewater will be posted to this event page five business days after the conclusion of the webinar.

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Webinar Recording

Registered Attendees

All registered attendees receive the link to the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar. If you are a registered attendee and did not receive the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar, please contact the EBC office.

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EBC Members

The webinar recording is available to EBC Members via the Info Hub. If you are an employee of an EBC Member Company and cannot access the Info Hub, please contact the EBC Office via email at [email protected] or by phone at 617-505-1818.

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Non-Members are welcome to register and pay the Non-Member registration rate to receive access to the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar.

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