LQM is a specialist environmental consultancy based in Nottingham (UK) with an international reputation for assessing and managing the risks posed to human health and the environment by contaminants in soil. Increasingly this is being done within a context of sustainable development and specifically sustainable brownfield regeneration.

We provide consultancy, peer review and expert witness services, contract research and training courses on all aspects of the management of land contamination to problem holders, developers and local government.

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Professional Practice Webinar: PFAS Myth Buster (1.25 hours)

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Per- and Poly- fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) should be considered on post industrial brownfield sites where fire fighting or training for fire fighting took place.

Although not mentioned specifically, they are indicated in several of the DoE Industry Profiles.

Over the past 12 months considerable developments have been reported on the investigation, assessment and remediation of PFAS contamination. A sound understanding is essential to avoid under or over estimating the risks they pose to human health, controlled waters and ecological receptors. 

LQM’s Paul Nathanail will deliver this Professional Practice Webinar as part of LQM's continued commitment to raising standards among practitioners and regulators on topics of timely relevance.

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This webinar will cover:

  • what and where are PFAS likely to be found
  • developments in site investigation of PFAS contamination
  • developments in risk assessment of PFAS contamination
  • developments in remediation of PFAS contamination

By the end of the webinar (live version only), you will:

  • learn of recent developments in PFAS investigation, risk assessment and remediation
  • better understand the risks posed by PFAS to human health, controlled waters and ecological receptors
  • be better placed to avoid under or over estimating the risks posed by PFAS contamination

You will be able to ask Paul questions!

This webinar is mainly relevant to regulators (including local authority staff) and consultants involved in contaminated land sites where PFAS contamination are likely to be an issue.

It will be particularly relevant to anyone looking to:

  • - Carry out human health or controlled water risk assessments of PFAS
  • - Offer analytical services for PFAS
  • - Review for regulatory purposes risk assessment reports for PFAS
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Recorded Webinar Available TBC £30.00 71


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September 2019:

"Really informative and broad overview" (Consultant)

"great to get an up-to-date summary of the current thoughts from Paul who has attended the recent conferences" (Laboratory)

"description of PFAS was to the point and the comparison to more commonly discussed contaminants was useful" (Consultant)

"understanding of the chemistry behind these substances, their competence with other contaminants and the look-out for other pre-cursors" (Regulator)

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