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PFAS
PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) have been making the news in Maine, and other states. PFAS refer to a group of man-made chemicals known as Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances. There are thousands of varieties of these chemicals.
Dr. Smith will discuss PFAS, the “forever chemicals”, their adverse health effects, why and where they are in the environment and agricultural products across Maine, and how the state is dealing with PFAS contamination of soil and water, and recommendations for the future.

This presentation is free as part of your PVSC 2022-2023 membership, and will be offered on Zoom Tuesday, January 3 2023 at 4:00 PM.
Current members of other Maine Senior Colleges can register by emailingpvscmaine@gmail.com with your name, email, phone number, and name of your college.
 


Presenter: ANDREW E. SMITH, Sc.M., Sc.D.
Andrew E. Smith, Sc.M., ScD., is the State Toxicologist Director, Environmental and Occupational Health Programs, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. He received his doctorate in environmental health from the Harvard University School of Public Health in 1994. His expertise is environmental and public health and is currently working on PFAS, childhood lead poisoning, carbon monoxide poisoning, environmental public health tracking, and climate and health.

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PVSC One-Day Presentation - PFAS in Maine 
N/A N/A Tu  01/03/2023
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

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