ACC PFAS Investigation 201 Live Webinar

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Includes a Live Event on 10/08/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

  • Register
    • ACC Member - $89
    • Military (excludes contractors; .mil email required) - $49
    • Airport/Airline Employee - $49
    • Local, State or Federal Government Agency - $89
    • Academic (.edu Email Required) - $49
    • Non-member - $199

This ACC webinar will provide an overview of: key topics associated with PFAS investigations at airports. Understanding that airports are currently facing risks associated with Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination as it relates to aqueous firefighting foam (AFFF) usage, it is important to understand a myriad of considerations when initiating and moving through an investigation process.  This webinar will cover three topics: (1) evolving regulatory issues and what airports can do to limit liability; (2) public outreach and educational efforts, and the need to understand and adapt your communication style to different audiences; and (3) PFAS remediation techniques and assessment approach. This webinar is not an introduction to PFAS.  The intent of this session is to provide a higher-level understanding of how airports can best navigate the PFAS investigation process in the face of an uncertain regulatory environment, few previously completed investigations, and environmental and public sensitivities.   


At the end of this ACC webinar, participants will be able to:
• Better understand best practices to manage PFAS and related liability. 
• Plan for educational and outreach efforts associated with addressing PFAS at airports. 
• Recognize and incorporate both scientific and non-scientific factors involved in a PFAS investigation.
• Understand remedial methods that are in use, and those being evaluated in pilot projects. 
• Navigate the PFAS investigation process.


• Jen Wolchansky, AICP, ENV SP, Senior Environmental Planner, Mead & Hunt, Inc.

• Sara Mogharabi, Attorney, Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell, LLP
• Sammy Cummings, PFAS Coordinator, Alaska’s Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
• Brad Tompa, Geochemist, Environmental and HTRW Section, Jacksonville District Army Corps of Engineers


The registration fee for ACC live webinars is “per person.” The sharing of webinar log-in credentials to provide access to the webinar by non-registered/paid individuals is prohibited. 


Eligible participants will earn 1.5 PDH or CM credits for this ACC webinar. Please refer to the "Accreditation Credits/Hours tab for more details on participant criteria to earn credits and reporting of attendance by ACC.


Registration fee payments must be received when registering for the webinar. For those submitting a check for payment of their registration fee, payment must be received by ACC not later than 24 hours prior to the start of the webinar for payment processing and release of registration for webinar participation.


Refunds will be issued in full for registration cancellations received in writing at up to three (3) business days prior to the start of the webinar. Cancellations made less than three (3) business days from the start of the webinar will receive a refund minus 50% of the registration fee or the registration can be applied to a future ACC webinar within six months.


PFAS Investigations 201 Webinar
10/08/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
10/08/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes Participants must use Google Chrome as their web browser to view this webinar.
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21 Questions Registered participants are required to complete the ACC webinar evaluation survey to earn 1.5 CM credits for attendance. Evaluation surveys must be completed and submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, October 12, 2020 for receiving CM credits. Providing your evaluation survey for completion by others will nullify the awarding of credits for you by ACC. NOTE: ACC must adhere to strict standards as a registered and approved continuing education provider. As such, ACC will request a $50 processing fee and signed accreditation affidavit to issue credits to webinar participants failing to meet the outlined accreditation criteria and deadlines.