Past Event

PFAS: Charting a way forward


December 9, 2023, 10:30 am –
12:00 pm
WHERE: Room 302A
As public understanding of PFAS — also called “forever chemicals” — begins to grow, so too are the calls to research, restrict and remediate PFAS in drinking water, consumer products and the environment. Beginning with a presentation from the Environmental Protection Agency, this session invites participants to review and discuss the top ideas and challenges facing leaders working on the issue in 2023 and 2024.

  • Introduction: Sen. Marc Pacheco, moderator (5 minutes)
  • Opening presentation: Matt Klasen, EPA (20 minutes)
  • Panel discussion (20 minutes)
    • Rep. Lori Gramlich, Maine
    • Sen. Meghan Kallman, Rhode Island
    • Heather Stapleton, Duke University
    • Tina Anderson, GSI Environmental
  • Open discussion and panel Q&A (45 minutes)

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