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Articles tagged with: toxicology

PFAS regulations develop for Michigan drinking water and fish consumption

Clifford Yantz, PG

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of synthetic compounds considered as emerging contaminants. PFAS are manufactured for use in many applications, from firefighting foam to food packaging and many other consumer and industrial products. PFAS are ubiquitous in the environment, and there currently is a lack of scientific...

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Natural resource damage assessment and restoration

Onondaga Lake, Syracuse, NY

OBG has more than 30 years of experience evaluating the effects of chemical and petroleum releases, including natural resource damage assessment (NRDA), for a variety of state and federal regulatory programs at more than 100 sites across the U.S.  Through this experience, OBG has developed a variety of techniques to...

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A pragmatic approach for establishing natural resource damage assessment baseline

Denise Kay,
Denise Kay, PhD

Establishing an ecological baseline for restoration and natural resource damage assessment from a spill event can be very different from establishing a baseline for a CERCLA site. OBG’s Denise Kay, PhD recently discussed these differences, as well as the benefits of using a pragmatic approach, at the Law Seminars In...

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John Newsted, PhD contributes to study on PFAS in fish fillets and water

John L. Newsted, PhD has co-authored a manuscript on “Spatial and Temporal Trends of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances in Fish Fillets and Water Collected from Pool 2 of the Upper Mississippi River” recently published in the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Journal. Abstract: In response to o...

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