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PFAS Analytical Methods - A Detailed Review of Air Emission and Non-Potable Water Test Methods

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PFAS Analytical Methods - A Detailed Review of Air Emission and Non-Potable Water Test Methods
Wednesday, July 24, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET

As the regulatory framework to address PFAS in the environment continues to develop, so do the analytical methods used to detect nano-level quantities from all media. This webinar will provide a detailed review of stationary source analytical methods for air emissions Other Test Method (OTM) 45 and OTM 50 for volatile fluorinated compounds (VFCs). Speakers will also review non-potable water Test Methods 1633 and 8327. 

This webinar will only be available to watch live on Wednesday, July 24 from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET. The webinar will not be available to watch as a recording or to purchase from the A&WMA Online Store after the livestream.
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Presenters: 

Stephen Jackson, Chemist, Office of Research and Development, US EPA
Dr. Stephen Jackson has worked as a chemist in the US EPA's Office of Research and Development since 2019. In that time, his work has centered on developing sampling and analytical approaches for emerging contaminants of concern including PFAS. Additionally, he is interested in using non-targeted analysis techniques to gain a more comprehensive understanding of source air emissions. He received his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Hendrix College and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Vanderbilt University.

Taryn McKnight, VP, PFAS Practice Leader, Eurofins Environment Testing
Taryn McKnight, VP, PFAS Practice Leader for Eurofins Environment Testing based in Sacramento, California, has nearly 20 years of experience in the environmental testing industry specializing in emerging contaminants and pathways of concern with a focus on PFAS and Vapor Intrusion assessments. She is responsible for staying abreast of the latest regulatory and scientific developments specific to PFAS, while collaborating with Eurofins operational leadership to develop services to meet the challenges of today and in the future. Ms. McKnight contributes to multiple organizations and agency workgroups to address PFAS challenges, including her current effort as co-chair of the NGWA PFAS subcommittee. 

Moderator: Michele Karnes, Principal, Coterie Environmental
Ms. Karnes has spent her entire career in the combustion industry, providing air and waste related services to clients across the United States. After working for several consulting firms, Karnes started her own firm, Coterie Environmental, in 2008. Her favorite projects involve those that incorporate the design or troubleshooting of waste combustion devices and strategic permitting efforts. Ms. Karnes has been recognized by multiple organizations for her contributions to the profession, receiving awards for her work mentoring younger employees, contributing to industry organizations and conferences, and making outstanding achievements in the science and art of waste management.