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IC2 Webinar: PFAS: The New Bad Kid on the Block—and getting worst!

In this webinar, Jimmy Seow, Ph.D., discussed fluorine-free alternatives for Class B AFFF foams (liquid and vapor fuel fires), implementation of fluorine-free foams outside of the United States, and environmental impacts of firefighting foams. Jimmy has more than 30 years’ working experience in industry, government, and research. His published PFAS papers include: Jimmy Seow, Fire […]

IC2 Webinar: The PFAS Universe: Uses, Classification, and Degradation

In this webinar, Bob Buck (The Chemours Company) and Steve Korzeniowski (BeachEdge Consulting for FluoroCouncil) discussed the uses, classification, and degradation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including: PFAS chemicals currently in use, with associated uses The universe of PFAS Q&A/discussion on the universe of substances and uses Degradation pathways (biotic/abiotic), half-lives, and breakdown products […]

IC2 Webinar: Firefighting Foams: Practical Considerations to Going Fluorine-free

Learn about: Why fluorine-based firefighting foams are a concern Regulatory scan: global, US Alternatives: performance and their environmental profiles Practical considerations: training, equipment, and costs Cleanout and disposal methods for fluorinated foams Speakers: Ian Ross, Arcadis (UK) Nigel Holmes, Queensland (Australia) Department of Environment & Science Captain Kurt Plunkett, Seattle Fire Department Niall Ramsden, LASTFIRE […]

IC2 Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH) 2021 Model Legislation Update Webinar

Presented on April 28, 2021, John Gilkeson, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Chair of the Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH), discussed TPCH's recent update to its model legislation. In February, TPCH announced the organization’s 2021 update to their Model Toxics in Packaging Legislation. The update includes the addition of the class of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl […]