Category Archives: PFAS News

SGS Receives Certification To Perform PFAS Analysis On Drinking Water In Ohio

SGS was approved by the Ohio EPA to perform PFAS analysis on drinking water for compliance purposes. Last week, as Ohio Governor James DeWine announced that his state will test 1,500 public water systems for PFAS contamination, SGS was approved by the Ohio EPA to perform PFAS analysis on drinking water for compliance purposes. The […]

PFAS Update XII: Staying Home for Dinner Minimizes PFAS Exposure!

PFAS Update XII: PFAS/Emerging Contaminants News Stories are Every Day, Everywhere Popcorn and artificial turf.  No, we’re not inviting you to a game today but letting you know of some recent items where PFAS or emerging contaminants were identified. It’s getting tough to keep up with the rush of stories on PFAS and emerging contaminants […]

Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) Features SGS PFAS Expertise

The Environmental Business Journal recently profiled SGS and interviewed three SGS PFAS experts in an article titled, “PFAS Testing Accounting for More of SGS Work as it Builds on Its Global Position”. Bharat Chandramouli, Ph. D, Senior Scientist & Product Manager, SGS AXYS, Victoria, BC, Norm Farmer, PFAS Program Director – SGS North America – […]

PFAS Update XI: Cosmetics, Groceries, Bottled Water, Cows, Venison Targeted as PFAS- Contaminated

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 SGS Presents!  Hot Topic and High Temperatures Made the PFAS Meeting a Sizzling Success PFAS: Emerging Contaminant, Evolving Concerns for Dairy Grocer Ahold Delhaize to Restrict […]

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 […]