VERMONT ENVIRONMENTAL CONSORTIUM ANNOUNCES FALL CONFERENCE, Oct 27

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State of Vermont’s Water: 9th Annual Conference
Registration is now open for the fall conference, to be held online, October 27 from 8:30am to 12:30pm. The 9 th annual conference will focus on the State of Vermont’s Water with topics that include polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) studies in Vermont and PFAS issues as well as other potential contaminants. Agency of Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore will open the program with an overview of Act 21 relating to the regulation of PFAS in drinking and surface waters in Vermont.

The first session will feature speakers from Department of Environmental Conservation who will talk about PFAS in landfill leachate, biofuels, and wastewater. The next session will focus on other contaminants, including arsenic and chloride in drinking water and wells. The final session features PFAS occurrence, testing, and treatment presented by business leaders. Topics include PFAS water treatment technology, PFAS toolbox for consultants, PFAS risks and basis for water standards, and PFAS in drinking water and other media. Each session will be followed by Q&A and an opportunity to hear from our sponsors.

Many thanks to our sponsors Stone Environmental; ATC; Eastern Analytical, Inc; the Verterre Group; Endyne Inc; Waite Heindel; Geotech Environmental Equipment Inc.

Pre-registration is required. The full agenda with speakers and bios, cost, and registration link can be found on the VEC website at www.vectogether.org. Continuing education credits are available (see registration for cost). Join us for this first virtual conference. Stay safe, stay healthy, stay informed.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 9:00am