Paul Tonko

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Paul Tonko

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PFAS Briefing with the Water Research Foundation
3:00pm on Thursday, 9/26
2322 RHOB

Dear Colleague,

We write to invite you to an educational briefing: The Science of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances
on Thursday, September 26 at 3:00pm in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.

The science of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is quickly evolving. New research results are improving our understanding of how best to address potential risks posed from exposure to this diverse class of compounds. As Congress seeks to craft
policy solutions based on sound science, The Water Research Foundation (WRF) will bring together the foremost experts in the science of PFAS to share recent scientific discoveries with members to allow the nation to more
effectively protect human health and the environment.

Briefing Agenda

Introductions & Overview
Peter Grevatt, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
The Water Research Foundation

Fate and Effects of PFAS
Carla A. Ng, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Secondary Appointment, Environmental and Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh

PFAS in the Engineered Water Cycle: The Science and Limitations of Treatment Processes
Charles B. Bott, PhD, PE, BCEE
Director of Water Technology and Research
Hampton Roads Sanitation District

If you have any questions, please contact Brendan Larkin ( with Rep. Tonko or Jordan Haverly (
with Rep. Shimkus.


                        Paul D. Tonko                                     John Shimkus
                        Member of Congress                          Member of Congress

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