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Chromium and Groundwater
April 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT$25
Hexavalent chromium jumped into the national spotlight 30 years ago when Erin Brockovich sued a utility company for contaminating drinking water with this human health threat. From that moment on, there has been a groundswell of attention and effort to deal with and eliminate this known human carcinogen from the environment. In this class, you will see the risks that hexavalent chromium poses for humans while also hearing about a solution for this contaminant called CleanIt.
Deborah Barsotti is the Vice President of Emilcott. She holds a PhD in Pathology/Experimental Pathology from the University of Wisconsin. She has more than three decades’ of experience focused on risk-based solutions for public and environmental health problems with roles as Principal Toxicologist with Wood in Hamilton, NJ and Director of Toxicology at the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) under the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Alex Korff is a Technical Sales Manager with Höganäs Environment Solutions, LLC (HES) with a background in environmental treatment systems. He holds a B.S. and M.S in Environmental Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology. Alex has helped to develop the ever-expanding HES soil remediation product portfolio and has worked to optimize water treatment systems.