Category Archives: PFAS News

PFAS Update VII: PFAS Permeates National/Global Landscape

This super-sized edition of the SGS PFAS Update starts with news targeted to a national audience involving contamination identification, relation to disease, pending and desired legislation, and more. The news that 610 PFAS-contaminated water sites have been identified in 43 states pretty much sums up why this is an issue that demands and is getting […]

Dr. Harry Behzadi To Share Pfas Expertise At “Environmental Show Of The South”, May 15

Dr. Harry Behzadi, VP Business Development, SGS EHS North America, will present at The Environmental Show of the South Conference & Exposition in Chattanooga, TN. On Wednesday, May 15, 1:10 PM-1:30 PM, Dr. Behzadi will discuss “PFAS and Waste – What to Do with It Now?” in Room 11 of the Chattanooga Convention Center. Dr. […]

PFAS UPDATE VI: Concerns and Action on the Increase

Corporations, Communities, Airports, Waterways, the Military and Even Alligators are Making PFAS News this Month There’s no getting around it. Communities’ concerns are rising, awareness is growing and government action is intensifying on issues involving contamination and pollution of PFAS and other emerging contaminants. With each PFAS Update we offer, there are more stories to […]

Order for PFAS Investigations in California

California Landfills and Airports Take Notice: The State Water Resources Control Board Has Issued an Order for PFAS Investigations that May Affect You! As the federal government and many municipalities around the U.S. are gearing up to take action, the state of California is taking immediate action on PFAS in many landfills and airports that […]

PFAS UPDATE IV: FROM FIREHOUSE TO DENTAL FLOSS

PFAS: More Talked About and Acted on Than Ever; Make SGS Your Go-to for PFAS Solutions and Analysis EXTRA, EXTRA! And we mean that literally, as news from across the country on PFAS-related issues seem to geometrically multiply on a monthly basis. This SGS PFAS Update IV is chock full of news of PFAS contamination […]

SGS PFAS EXPERTS TO SHARE KNOWLEDGE AT BATTELLE SEDIMENTS CONFERENCE, FEBRUARY 11-14

Two experts from SGS will present important scientific information on PFAS at Battelle’s upcoming International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments in New Orleans, LA, February 11-14. Dr. Harry Behzadi, VP Business Development, SGS EHS North America, will present, “The Next Frontier on PFAS Contamination, Sediment, Surface Water and Fish Tissue” at Session […]

PFAS NEWS FROM AROUND THE U.S. AND THE WORLD

Many states, U.S. government entities and even Denmark are studying PFAS sources, uncovering contamination and deliberating new regulations, while SGS delivers analysis for total compliance. We’re following these PFAS stories and will continue to keep you up-to-date: Michigan PFAS Assessment Planned for Northern Kent County, Michigan The state will assess select households with drinking water […]

PFAS NEWS FROM AROUND THE U.S.

SGS is following these stories and will continue to keep you up-to-date: STATE-BY-STATE Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) – State Legislation 2017-2018 What is PFAS and how are state governments dealing with the threat and actuality of PFAS contamination. NEW JERSEY State of New Jersey Establishes New Maximums for PFAS The Department of Environmental Protection […]

PFAS NEWS FROM AROUND THE U.S.

SGS is following these stories and will continue to keep you up-to-date: MICHIGAN State of Michigan Offers “Action Response” for PFAS Contamination The Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) was launched in 2017 and is the first multi-agency action team of its kind in the nation. It is a collaboration of heath, environment and other […]