Category Archives: PFAS News

PFAS Update X: Small Towns and Businesses Exemplify Big Challenge on PFAS Contamination

A small bottling plant, a neighborhood near a military base and a restaurant chain are among those affected by PFAS and highlighted here. SGS is your one stop providing PFAS analysis with the capacity, expertise, facilities and track record to deliver quickly and accurately. See these stories and more here. Around the US and Canada […]

PFAS Update IX: Additional States Identify PFAS Contamination With Continued Uproar For Action

SGS provides PFAS analysis with the capacity, expertise, facilities and track record to deliver quickly and accurately. See these stories and more here. Around the US PFAS Sleuths Seek ‘Forever Chemical’ Fingerprints  It’s Time to Designate PFAS a “Hazardous Substance”It’s Time To Designate PFAS a “Hazardous Substance” The U.S. House of Representatives Passes Major PFAS […]

PFAS Update VIII: PFAS and Emerging Contaminants Continue to Grab Headlines Locally, Statewide and Nationally

As PFAS and other emerging contaminants are identified throughout the United States, awareness has grown among the citizenry, and governments on many levels are taking action with more intense study and research, lawsuits, proposed legislation, remediation funding and more. The articles in this month’s PFAS Update detail breaking news and revisit the history of these […]

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 […]