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The Current Webinar: Emerging Contaminants

The Current Webinar: Emerging Contaminants
This week is drinking water week, reminding us of the critical role water plays in all of our lives. To celebrate, tune in next Wednesday May 13 at 2 pm CT for the next edition of The Current Webinar series as we focus on emerging water contaminants. You’ll hear how contaminants such as microplastics and PFASs play a role in contaminating water as well as how soil is used to remediate wastewater for trace contaminants.


Featured Speakers:

  • John Scott, Senior Analytical Chemist, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center: “Plastic in the Environment”
  • Ganga Hettiarachchi, Professor of Soil and Environmental Chemistry, Kansas State University: “Soil-based Wastewater Remediation”
  • Steve Sliver, Executive Director, Michigan PFAS Action Response Team, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy: “Michigan Taking Action on PFAS”

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Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE)
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