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EPA Research to Support States

Overview of EPA PFAS R&D: Recent Accomplishments and Near-term Objectives

Andrew Gillespie, EPA ORD's Executive Lead for PFAS research and development (R&D), gave this presenation on September 16, 2020 as part of the PFAS Science Webinars for EPA Region 1 and State & Tribal Partners. EPA’s PFAS R&D activities are organized around the risk paradigm— understanding human and ecological toxicity and exposures to characterize and assess risk; and understanding how to manage risk through treatment, remediation and material management techniques. This presentation provides an overview of the different lines of R&D that EPA is conducting to address gaps and generate scientific information to enable decision makers to take action on PFAS.

For more information, visit EPA’s Research on PFAS, including a list of ongoing projects and expected deliverables.

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