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Underground Injection Control Class I and PFAS

On February 8, 2024, the Tribal PFAS Working Group invited Dana Gava, EPA, to provide a presentation on underground injection wells. The underground injection wells may be used as a method for the…

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Tribal PFAS Working Group Open House Webinar

On December 14, 2023, the Tribal PFAS Working Group hosted an open house to provide more information on the working group activities and to hear a presentation on PFAS on Tribal Lands by Dr. Kimberly…

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TSFWG: PFAS Analytical Tool

In this quarterly meeting of the Tribal Superfund Working Group, we were joined by staff from four groups currently working on several fronts to address PFAS on or near Tribal lands. We heard from…

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PFAS Settlements with DuPont and 3M

Frank Holleman (Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP) provided an update on the settlements with DuPont and 3M regarding PFAS contaminated drinking water systems.

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Protecting Our Sacred Waters: An Introduction to the National Tribal Water Council

The National Tribal Water Council (NTWC) was established to advocate for the best interests of federally-recognized Indian and Alaska Native Tribes in matters pertaining to water. It is the intent of…

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Tribal PFAS Working Group: PFAS Uptake in Plants and Biota

On May 12, 2022, Jeff Morris, Abt Associates, presented on the uptake of PFAS in plants and biota. Mr. Morris provided information on research conducted on the uptake of PFAS in the environment.

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Tribal PFAS Working Group: Alternative Biomedical Solutions PFAS Testing Fundamentals

On January 27, 2022, Yuran Li, Mass Spectrometry Commerical Operations Director, presented on the fundamentals of PFAS testing. Mr. Li provided an overview of PFAS, regulations, and testing solutions…

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PFAS Strategic Roadmap

This presentation was delivered during the Tribal Superfund Working Group Quarterly Meeting in January 2022 to discuss work on PFAS issues. Speakers include: Matt Klasen from US EPA is going to give…

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Tribal PFAS Working Group: MN Dept. of Natural Resources - PFAS in Wildlife

On October 14, 2021, Kelsie LaSharr, Wildlife Specialist, presented on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources pilot project on PFAS sampling and testing in wildlife during the Tribal PFAS…

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PFAS Workgroup Q&A Session

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Page Hingst with the Santee Sioux Nation of Nebraska.Come meet the Tribal PFAS…

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PFAS on Tribal Lands: Part 2

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Erika Wilson with the US EPA, Heather Forth with Abt Associates, Troy Techlin…

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PFAS on Tribal Lands: Part 1

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Summer King with the Quapaw Nation, Kaylene Ritter with Abt Associates, Lakesha…

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One Health Assessment of Mercury, Persistent Organic Compounds and PFAS for Consumption of Restored Anadromous Fish in the Penobscot River

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Lisa Melnyk with the EPA Office of Research and Development, Daniel Kusnierz…

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