Eurofins Environmental Joins the WV TAP Project Team as a Presenter in Charleston, West Virginia

Released: 24-Mar-2014 8:00 PM EDT
Source Newsroom: Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment
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Mr. Charles Neslund, Technical Director of Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Environmental

Newswise — (Lancaster, PA) will co-present with Dr. Andy Eaton, Vice-President of Eurofins Eaton Analytical Inc. (Monrovia, CA), at the upcoming WV TAP public briefing Friday March 28, 2014. Mr.Neslund and Dr. Eaton will discuss reliably detecting MCHM at low ppb levels and the Tentatively Identified Compounds they detected in the 10 Home Study. Mr. Neslund and Dr. Eaton have been working closely with WV TAP project team members since the project began.

The March 28 WV TAP public briefing will begin at 9:30 AM EDT and conclude at approximately 3:00 PM EDT on the campus of West Virginia State University in Institute, West Virginia. The briefing will consist of a series of presentations by WV TAP team members, including Mr. Neslund, Dr. Eaton, as well as other representatives. The WV TAP team consists of scientific experts from Alabama, California, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Vermont. A Question and Answer Session will be conducted for the public and media following the presentations.

During the event, the following information will be presented:

(1) Introduction to the WV TAP Team and Website
(2) The Crude MCHM Odor Threshold Study
(3) The 10 Home Study: Resident Interviews and Tap Water Analysis
(4) Examination of Tentatively Identified Compounds and their Implications
(5) Expanded Home Tap Water Monitoring Plan: Preliminary Results
(6) The Expert Panel
(7) Project Summary and Next Steps

Directions to campus are located at http://www.wvstateu.edu/About-WVSU/Community/Institute-And-The-Kanawha-Valley.aspx. The campus map is available at http://www.wvstateu.edu/about-wvsu/campus-map.aspx. Parking is available in Lot C, which is the first right turn after entering campus from Barron Drive (the main campus entrance).

The event is open to the public. Organizations should contact Dr. Andrew Whelton for access coordination at ajwhelton@southalabama.edu.


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