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Contaminants

Podcast: Interview with Frank Ehrenfeld

At the recent 2019 EcoForum in Auckland, Tim Muller from Landpro was able to catch up with visiting keynote speaker Frank Ehrenfeld who is from the International Asbestos Testing Laboratories. The interview covered: · The ‘amphibole hypothesis’ of asbestos toxicology and why this is...

Podcast: Interview with Frank Ehrenfeld
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Chlorinated Hydrocarbons – Myths and Realities

Australia has general guidance on vapour intrusion and more specific guidance on assessing vapour intrusion into buildings for petroleum hydrocarbons. However Australian does not have specific guidance for chlorinated hydrocarbons. Most of the guidance for petroleum hydrocarbons also applies to...

Chlorinated Hydrocarbons – Myths and Realities
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Biotransformation of PFAS in Aqueous Film-Forming Foams

Fire-fighting activities using aqueous film-forming foams (AFFFs) have caused widespread contamination of per-, and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment. Because polyfluoroalkyl substances account for a significant portion in AFFF formulations, understanding the transformation of...

Biotransformation of PFAS in Aqueous Film-Forming Foams
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PFAS and Health Outcomes

This session will provide a great snapshot of the latest understanding of how PFAS exposure may result in health effects. Dr Ducatman was involved in the large epidemiological study undertaken around one of the PFAS manufacturing sites in the US – the C8 Health Project – which looked at more than...

PFAS and Health Outcomes
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Precursors, Novel and Ultrashort PFAS in Soils and Leachates

PFAS is a group of contaminants for which the picture is complex in terms of occurrence, composition, tools for risk assessment and remedial actions. In this work a comprehensive characterization of PFAS in five AFFF polluted soils was performed. This included known “regular” PFAS (34), a range of...

Precursors, Novel and Ultrashort PFAS in Soils and Leachates
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Are Emerging Organic Contaminants an Issue in NZ Groundwaters?

A Baseline Survey in the Waikato Region. This session will be split into two parts: a presentation of the scientific work and an interactive Q&A session driven by attendees. The scientific presentation will include the drivers of the survey, the methods and results and  implications on future...

Are Emerging Organic Contaminants an Issue in NZ Groundwaters?
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Emerging Contaminants Handbook

This session will help you to understand: The world of emerging contaminants other than PFAS – incl. 1,4-Dioxane, TCP and Chromium Focus on 1,4-Dioxane: sources, properties, regulations and remedial options Evolving global PFASs regulations PFAS fate and transport and CSMs considering,...

Emerging Contaminants Handbook
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Microplastics and Human Health

There are many different sorts of plastics but they all slowly degrade to microplastic particles (5mm-100nm) and then to nanoplastics (100nm-1nm). These particles are found in the atmosphere and also in aquatic environments. Humans breathe in airborne particles which reach the respiratory tract...

Microplastics and Human Health
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Taking the Lead

This webinar session aims to address both NZ and Australian audiences dealing with issues relating to residential contamination from historic use of leaded paints; particularly focusing on the options for addressing wider public health protection using collaboration between contaminated land and...

Taking the Lead
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Brominated Flame Retardants in the Environment

Presenter Dr Bradley Clarke is a Senior Lecturer of Environmental Science at RMIT University. Brad’s research is focussed on real-world outcomes and partners with industry collaborators from the water sector, contaminated land as well as regulators. His primary expertise is on assessing the risk to...

Brominated Flame Retardants in the Environment
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Living With Lead - A Problem Definition

In this webinar, Dr Dave Bull aims to: Summarise New Zealand research around lead from paints, petrol and other sources at residential properties, and the predicted impact on residents; as well as Discuss legal, technical and practical constraints on identifying, assessing and abating soil lead...

Living With Lead - A Problem Definition
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Defence PFAS Investigation and Management Program – from investigations to remediation

Join us online for a behind the scenes view of Australia’s largest program of environmental investigations, Department of Defence’s PFAS Investigation and Management Program.     Luke McLeod, Assistant Secretary PFAS Investigation and Management at Department of Defence, will share insights and...

Defence PFAS Investigation and Management Program – from investigations to remediation
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Erionite - what it is, why it’s a concern and how we can manage this mineral

Usually associated with volcanic/igneous geology, this zeolite mineral, while not considered a commodity (so not like asbestos) has, in some cases, exhibited properties and human health consequences (like asbestos) that require study and an understanding of how it can be characterized, measured,...

Erionite - what it is, why it’s a concern and how we can manage this mineral
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15 December 2020
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1:00pm AEDT
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