Get the basics about what we know about PFAS and why it matters.
What are PFAS, and how are they impacting water, agriculture, and human health in Maine – and across the nation? Learn the basics about what we know about PFAS, why it matters, and where we stand now.
Co-moderated by Tricia Rouleau, MFT Farm Network director and Mehr Sher, BDN environmental reporter and Report for America corps member.
-- Meagan Hennessey, Director of PFAS Response – Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
-- Dr. Jean MacRae, Associate Professor – UMaine Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Researcher – George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions and Maine Center for Genetics in the Environment
-- Dr. Noah Nesin, Primary Care Innovation Adviser – Penobscot Community Health Care, Past-President – Maine Public Health Association Board of Directors
Co-presented by the Bangor Daily News and Maine Farmland Trust, and sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare with additional support from Report for America, the Unity Foundation, and BDN readers.