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The Science of PFAS: Public Health & the Environment

April 2, 2024 - April 4, 2024

The Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) has partnered with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC), the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM), the Northeast Recycling Council (NERC), and others to organize a regional science conference on PFAS. The goals of the conference were:

  • Ensure that local, state, and federal action to address PFAS contamination is informed by the most current and reliable science
  • Facilitate networking and information-sharing among key stakeholders on PFAS topics
  • Identify important gaps in the science and policy to help inform future research

The Conference involved more than 500 attendees, including:

  • Local, state, and federal government officials
  • Academic researchers and studentsConsultants and vendors
  • Companies that use, make, or sell products that contain PFAS
  • Non-governmental and environmental organizations

More to follow. Please check back for updates.


April 2, 2024
April 4, 2024