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Maine Rural Water Association's 2021 Annual Conference

November 8, 2021 at 12:40pm2:10pm
Samoset Resort

On Wednesday, December 8th from 12:40PM to 2:10PM Mathew Todaro will be speaking at the Maine Rural Water Association's 41st Annual Conference. Mat and two other speakers will be presenting "PFAS and Practicality: Regulatory Updates with a Case Study," a session discussing legislation passed at the state level this year and what it mean for utilities. The class will also feature a discussion of the current regulatory landscape regarding PFAS and how one utility in Maine chose to get out in front of the issue. This session aims to be interactive and allow staff from utilities of varying sizes to ask questions on the practical impact to their system.

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Amplify Your Process Safety Podcast with Mathew Todaro

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