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PFAS in Drinking Water Panel Discussion at Penn State-Harrisburg

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

PFAS in Drinking Water

Penn State-Harrisburg
SSET COLE LECTURE
Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Programs
PFAS in Drinking Water

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
4:00 – 4:30 p.m. Reception
4:30 – 5:50 p.m. Panel Discussion
Morrison Gallery, Library
Zoom Link: https://psu.zoom.us/my/yuc12
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sset-cole-lecture-pfas-in-drinking-water-tickets-440554017927

This panel discussion will focus on the occurrence and control of PFAS, perfluoroalkyl and
polyfluoroalkyl substances, in drinking water. PFAS are widely used and long lasting chemicals and have been found in soil, air, and water across the globe. US EPA issued new drinking water advisories for PFAS, and planning for a risk assessment for biosolids beneficial use is under way. PA DEP also proposed new limits for PFAS in drinking water.

SSET COLE LECTURE
Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Programs

PFAS in Drinking Water

For more information, please contact
HPL5273@psu.edu or yuc12@psu.edu

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups. Nondiscrimination: http://guru.psu.edu/policies/AD85.html. U.Ed. HBO 22-84.

Panelists:
Trudy Johnston, Managing Director of Material Matters, Inc. She has over 39 years in the
municipal and industrial wastewater treatment and solid treatment and management field.

Christopher Sales, Associate Professor in the Civil, Architectural, and Environmental
Engineering Department at Drexel University. He was a member of the Drexel PFAS
Advisory Group for Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Scott Snoke, Program Manager, Utility at Harrisburg International Airport. He oversaw
the installation of granular activated carbon adsorption process for PFAS removal at
Harrisburg International Airport.

Moderators:
Yen-Chih Chen, Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering. He is specialized in
biosolids management and biological treatment of wastewater.

Yuefeng Xie, Professor of Environmental Engineering. He served on the US EPA Science
Advisory Board’s Drinking Water Committee under three administrations.

Details

Date:
October 25
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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