UMaine researchers speak at PFAS research symposium

Diane Rowland, dean of the University of Maine College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture and director of the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, and Caroline Noblet, associate professor of economics, delivered talks during an annual symposium hosted by the Michigan State University Center for PFAS Research Oct. 22-24.

The University of Maine, particularly Noblet and Pauline Kamath, UMaine associate professor of animal health; also collaborated with the center in hosting its symposium, along with the Maine Farmland Trust and U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service. 

Rowland was among the speakers who delivered opening remarks on Oct. 22, while Noblet’s talk, “Case Study 2: Consumer Reaction to PFAS in Agriculture,” was given on Oct. 24. 

Visit the MSU website to learn more about the event.