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PFAS Forecast: A look at what is to come in 2019

PFAS Forecast: A look at what is to come in 2019 - Session 2

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 1:30 P.M. EDT

About This Webinar:


Due to the popularity of this topic, this second session has been created.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are in the news across the states, and they have become a growing topic of discussion amongst environmental practitioners, at all levels of regulatory agencies, and they are certainly a hot topic at conferences. If you have tuned in at all during 2018, you likely heard a lot of speculation as to where we are headed in 2019. There has been a lot of activity, shifting priorities, and responses to new information that makes some of these targets difficult to keep track of.

In the spirit of the season, we have cataloged what we know is in progress, and what the prospects for 2019 look like as we kick off the New Year.

This presentation will begin with a brief recap of the most notable updates from 2018, with a focus on the forecast for 2019. We will address the details specific to each of the items listed below, and what they might mean to you.


Topics the Presentation Will Cover:

  • A brief review of 2018
  • EPA 537.1 FINAL
  • DoD QSM 5.2 FINAL
  • EPA Draft methods update: EPA 8327 and EPA 8328
  • ATSDR Draft Toxicological Profile for Perfluoroalkyls
  • ITRC PFAS Workgroup: products and training
  • State highlights
  • Professional organization highlights


A question and answer session will immediately follow the presentation. At the conclusion of each webinar, you will be asked for your feedback and opinions for future webinar topics to be developed by TestAmerica.

January 29, 2019


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The Presenter:

Karla Buechler

PFAS, Explosives and LCMS Support

Technical Director, TestAmerica Laboratories, Inc.


Charles Neslund

Scientific Officer, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Environmental, LLC

To view a recorded version of this webinar, please contact patricia.mcisaac@testamericainc.com.