Sharon Newman Joins Panel on PFAS for E2Tech

April 13, 2021 at 8:00am10:00am (EDT)

PFAS Forever? Finding the Way to the Future

Sharon Newman, of Preti Flaherty's Environmental Practice Group, will participate in a panel discussion on PFAS, including the challenges and successes of a state-wide risk assessment of industrial chemicals, the development of best practice guidelines, and innovative methods of PFAS treatment, with a focus on solutions for addressing these "forever chemicals" in the environment. 

Joining Sharon on the panel will be representatives from a variety sectors, including:

  • Jason Farris, Maine Fire Chiefs Association
  • Dr. Linda Lee, Professor of Agronomy, Purdue University
  • Jeff McBurnie, Director of Compliance, Casella Resource Solutions
  • Patrick McKeown, P.E., Business Development Manager, ECT2
  • (Moderator) Thomas Eschner, Senior Project Manager, TRC


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