Jason Conder to Discuss PFAS at the LACBA Environmental Law Symposium
Jason Conder (California) will join a panel discussion at the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), Environmental Law Section's 32nd Annual Environmental Law Spring Super Symposium on April 13, 2018.
Jason will contribute to the panel entitled "PFAS: Not Your Typical Emerging Contaminant." Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) are a family of chemicals that are persistent in the environment and bioaccumulative in wildlife and humans, resulting in widespread and global exposure. This panel will discuss the unique chemical and toxicological properties of PFAS, uses and sources of PFAS to the environment, the increasing regulatory scrutiny placed upon these chemicals, the current status of regulation, and the litigation that has occurred and is expected to result from the prevalence of these chemicals.
Jason Conder is a Senior Scientist based in California with more than 10 years of experience focused on risk assessment and contaminated sediments in contaminated site assessment and management, environmental toxicology, and ecological and human health risk assessment.
LACBA was founded in 1878 and is one of the largest voluntary metropolitan bar associations in the country, with over 20,000 members. LACBA serves attorneys, judges, and other legal professionals through 26 sections, committees, networking events, live and on-demand CLE programs, and pro bono opportunities, as well as public service and informational resources.
Program DescriptionThe 32nd Annual Spring Super Symposium is the premier general environmental law event in Southern Califoria, bringing together leaders from the private bar, government, academia, non-profits and in-house counsel to address important developments in environmental law. This year's symposium will offer five panels focused on: (1) Combating Climate Change in the Trump Administration, (2) California Public Nuisance Actions: Implications of People v. ConAgra's Billion-Dollar Lead Paint Abatement Fund Opinion, (3) PFAS: Not Your Typical Emerging Contaminant, (4) Cannabis in California: Hot Environmental Issues from Planting to Consumption, and (5) Creative Non-Litigation Solutions to Regional Groundwater Contamination Problems.
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Learn more about Jason: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/jason-conder