Maine State Chamber of Commerce PFAS Forum 2024

March 6, 2024 at 8:00am11:30am (EDT)

Governor Hill Mansion
136 State Street
Augusta, ME 04330

The Maine State Chamber of Commerce is holding a PFAS Policy Forum on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 from 8:00 - 11:30 AM at the Governor Hill Mansion (136 State Street, Augusta). Verrill's Mat Todaro will be presenting Emerging State Regulatory Frameworks at 8:45am. The forum will provide an overview of the current PFAS in Products law and a discussion around realistic approaches to the phase-out of PFAS moving forward. Senator Stacy Brenner, Chair of the Legislature’s Environment and Natural Resources Committee, will be participating as well as subject matter experts and members of the business community.

The forum agenda is below and subject to change.

8:00 – 8:20 Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20 – 8:30 Welcoming Remarks: Patrick Woodcock, Maine State Chamber of Commerce

8:30 – 8:45 Outlook on Maine’s PFAS in Products Law: Senator Stacy Brenner, Environment and Natural Resources Committee Commissioner

8:45 – 9:15 Emerging State Regulatory Frameworks: Mat Todaro, Verrill

9:15 – 9:45 Understanding PFAS in Medical Products: Professor William R. Wagner, University of Pittsburgh

9:45 – 10:00 Networking Break

10:00 - 10:45 Impacts of 'PFAS in Products' Law on Businesses and Consumers: Chris Kilgour, C&L Aviation and Catherine Palin, Alliance for Automotive Innovation

10:45 – 11:30 Remediation Efforts and Treatment Technologies: Stewart Abrams, Langan; Meagan Hennessey, Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry; John Pond, Haley Ward; and Brian Tarbuck, Greater Augusta Utility District

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