Perchlorate and Emerging Contaminants: Where Are We Now?
EL72 - Perchlorate and Emerging Contaminants: Where Are We Now?
Course Length: 2 Hours/0.2 CEUs*
Course Description: Emerging contaminants are a growing concern, particularly for those most vulnerable in our population. Several environmental studies have sought to identify an association between drinking water contaminated with perchlorate and measures of thyroid impairment. This course provides a deeper understanding of perchlorate and other issues.
- Describe USEPA’s regulatory development process for perchlorate, pharmaceuticals, and other emerging contaminants.
- Explain how media stories can influence both USEPA and congressional actions.
- Explain the treatment of emerging contaminants and their toxicological relevance.
- Apply the latest analytical methods for emerging contaminants that ultimately impact the occurrence data for these contaminants.
CEUs *You may be awarded CEUs/PDHs for AWWA education programs by your licensing agency. AWWA grants Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for this course at a rate of 1 CEU for 10 contact hours. It is the individual's responsibility, before registering for any education program, to contact his/her licensing agency: 1. To confirm that the education program is acceptable for continuing education credit towards your particular license; 2. To confirm what you need to submit for credit approval.