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2023 Great Lakes PFAS Summit

December 5, 2023 - December 7, 2023


Attend the 2023 Great Lakes PFAS Summit, December 5-7, 2023!  This is a virtual event.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) continue to present some of the biggest challenges in chemical contamination across the world. States throughout the nation, including the Great Lakes region, are finding PFAS contamination in a growing number of locations where these persistent chemicals pose a threat to human health and the environment.  The Great Lakes PFAS Summit will bring together environmental program managers, policy experts, researchers, and contractors from around the Great Lakes region to share new methods of addressing this contamination and present innovative technical solutions developed to address these “forever” chemicals.


  • Treatment/AFFF/Other: new uses of treatment technologies and/or developing treatment technologies; pilot/field studies; remedial challenges and limitations; AFFF/fluorine-free foam replacements; AFFF clean-out technologies
  • Fate and Transport: fate and transport in various media; site investigation and characterization; fingerprinting; precursor transformation
  • Human and Ecological Impacts: fish and wildlife; PFAS in consumer goods; PFAS alternatives and assessment of toxicology; PFAS legislation and restrictions

The cost is $35, though the fee is waived for government, non-profit, and students.

To register, visit  The deadline to register is December 1st!


December 5, 2023
December 7, 2023


Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
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