2018-10-27 National Governors Association

Emerging Contaminants: Prevention, Treatment and Messaging

October 27, 2017

Join NGA’s Water Policy Learning Network to hear from expert practitioners about state policies and programs aimed at prevention and treatment of emerging contaminants that threaten drinking water, and to hear their lessons learned about public messaging.

Speakers:

  • OVERVIEW
    • Jim Taft, former Director of the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA).
  • ALGAL TOXINS
    • Beth Messer, Acting Chief for the Division of Drinking and Ground ..Waters, Ohio EPA
  • SETTING STATE STANDARDS WHEN CONDITIONS DO NOT REQUIRE AN EPA STANDARD
    • Robert Brownwood, Assistant Deputy Director, Division of Drinking Water, California State Water Resources Control Board

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