In this webinar, Arlene Blum, Robert Bilott, and Tom Bruton will introduce the Institute’s new report about PFAS in building materials. We will identify the main applications of PFAS in building products and suggest actions to reduce unnecessary uses of PFAS and move to safer alternatives.
When: May 13, 2021 10:00 AM PDT
Our Institute’s new workshop aims to help scientists better communicate and increase the reach of their research on harmful chemicals.
When: March 10 and 17, 2021
Arlene Blum presented the opening keynote talk entitled: “Reducing Harm from PFAS for a Healthier Environment” at the International PFAS Conference in Berlin, held virtually from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, and was sponsored by the German Environment Agency and the German Ministry for the Environment.
When: November 30 - December 1, 2020
Arlene Blum gave the keynote speech at the PFAS Summit at California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Annual Conference. Her talk was entitled: “PFAS: What It is, What It Comes From, Where It’s Found and Its Dangers.”
When: October 21, 2020
The Green Science Policy Institute hosted an interactive workshop on the science and policy of PFAS in conjunction with PFAS in Our World, organized by the STEEP Superfund Research Center.
When: October 15-16, 2020
Decision-makers from business, academia, government, and the nonprofit sector came together to develop creative ideas to reduce the use of classes of chemicals of concern.
When: May 4-6, 2020
CalEPA Secretary Jared Blumenfeld interviewed Arlene Blum about the current state of the environment on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
When: April 22, 2020
Tom Bruton presented on the Six Classes at Unite for Sight’s 17th Annual Global Health & Innovation Conference.
When: April 4, 2020
Tom Bruton made a presentation on PFAS and food packaging.
When: March 31, 2020
Arlene Blum gave a keynote presentation, “The Chemical Class Approach to Healthier Products, People, and Environment.” The Summit brought together scientists, manufacturers, & sustainability professionals to envision a truly sustainable future.
When: March 24, 2020
Arlene Blum presented a keynote talk for the UC Davis AgChem Colloquium.
When: March 6, 2020
Where: Plant and Environmental Sciences Building (PES), Room 3001, Agriculture and Environmental Chemistry, University of California, Davis, CA
This symposium brought together contributors from academia, industry, government, and NGOs to share information on the science and policy of harmful chemicals used in consumer products and building materials. Topics included flame retardants, PFAS, and other chemical classes of concern.
When: February 7, 2020
Where: Banatao Auditorium, 330 Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA