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Threats to Drinking Water and Public Health in Alaska: The Scope of the PFAS Problem, Consequences of Regulatory Inaction, and Recommendations

Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Drinking Water, Water Location: General, Canada

On this call, Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) will discuss their new report, Threats to Drinking Water and Public Health in Alaska: The Scope of the PFAS Problem, Consequences of Regulatory Inaction, and Recommendations, the first comprehensive look at PFAS contamination of drinking water sources in Alaska. They will highlight how decades of use of PFAS-containing firefighting foams has contaminated drinking water sources, the status of PFAS investigations under way at airports and military installations across the state, and future plans for evaluation of PFAS in Alaska.

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Event DateOct 16, 2019
13:00 to 14:30
EST
Posted by NCCEHOct 09, 2019
Location TypeOnline
Location: Canada