UKELA North East: PFAS: The contaminant behind the hit film Dark Waters (incorporating UKELA NE AGM)
Join our North East region for a seminar where expert speaker, Dr Ian Ross, will provide an introduction to the PFAS group of chemicals followed by reflections on what is happening internationally and here in the UK. Ian will look at recent headlines from worldwide press and look to provide context drawing on his experience of legal cases, including his recent high profile expert witness experience in Australia. Following his talk, Ian will be available for a question and answer session.
The UKELA NE AGM will follow.
This event will be held online and will start at 1.30pm.
Dr Ian Ross
An industry leader and globally renowned PFAS expert, Dr Ross co-authored the Emerging Contaminants Handbook and brings over 30 years’ experience managing industrial pollutants to Tetra Tech’s United Kingdom environmental practice. Working with numerous national departments of defence, environmental agencies, airports, fire services, governments, and major oil companies, he has supported clients across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia to establish pragmatic and effective PFAS management approaches. He has acted as an expert witness for the Australian Commonwealth in 2019-2020 on three sites where drinking water was impacted.
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