Slides from the May 19 national webinar on the Sea Grant Emerging Contaminants Project: Initial National Framework are available here.
CTSG Director Sylvain De Guise, UConn Marine Sciences Prof. Evan Ward and Sea Grant-supported artist Elizabeth Ellenwood are interviewed on WNPR’s “Where We Live” about PFAS and microplastics.
A partnership of the Connecticut, New Hampshire and North Carolina Sea Grant programs and Lighthouse Consulting Group has completed an initial national framework to guide Sea Grant’s investments in the field of Contaminants of Emerging Concern.
Manmade chemicals known as PFAS and microplastics emerged as the top concerns of the 646 people who responded to a survey conducted in late 2021 by the Contaminants of Emerging Concern Project.
A partnership of the Connecticut, New Hampshire and North Carolina Sea Grant programs and Lighthouse Consulting Group conducted a survey as part of a federally funded project announced in September 2021. The survey closed on Dec. 31. Please check back for updates on the results.
Connecticut Sea Grant, in partnership with the New Hampshire and North Carolina Sea Grant programs and Lighthouse Consulting Group, has been awarded an $850,000 federal grant to help unravel the complex problem of contaminants of emerging concern, or CECs, in coastal and freshwater environments.