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The Challenge of PFAS with Dr. Linda S. Birnbaum

Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE-Alaska) Webinar: December 16, 2021 entitled ‘The Challenge of PFAS with Dr. Linda S. Birnbaum’

You can watch the recording here. 

You can download Dr. Birnbaum’s presentation slides here.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a class comprising thousands of ‘forever chemicals’ that are environmentally persistent and present in soils, drinking water, foods, and in the bodies of wildlife and people worldwide.  PFAS are

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From Exploration to Closure of a Large-Scale Mine: Environmental and health impacts of the proposed Donlin Gold Mine on the watershed, communities and people of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Region

Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE-Alaska) Webinar: December 7, 2021 entitled ‘From Exploration to Closure of a Large-Scale Mine: Environmental and health impacts of the proposed Donlin Gold Mine on the watershed, communities and people of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Region’

You can watch the recording via Zoom here.

You can watch the recording on ACAT’s YouTube Channel here.

Download Dr. Chamber’s presentation slides here

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Protecting Water Quality, Health and the Environment: Urgent Questions Pertaining to PFAS with Dr. Carla Ng

Protecting Water Quality, Health and the Environment: Urgent Questions Pertaining to PFAS with Dr. Carla Ng   

You can listen to the audio recording here.

You can download Dr. Ng’s presentation slides here. 

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a class comprising thousands of ‘forever chemicals’ that are environmentally persistent and present in soils, drinking water, foods, and in the bodies of wildlife and people worldwide.  PFAS are used in a wide variety of consumer products, industrial applications, and fire-fighting foams because of their stain resistance, durability and nonstick properties. 

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