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Understand the evidence on PFAS, hear from leading scientific experts. The AAAS EPI Center hosts workshops to help local leaders and others understand the emerging research on PFAS. Watch highlights from our recent workshops. Sign up to attend our next webinar.

Trace doses of some per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been linked to harmful health effects. Across the United States, communities are detecting these chemicals in drinking water. Join our next webinar and learn more.

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) collaborated with the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues (AAAS EPI Center) for a discussion series on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

The American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Pacific Division will convene later this month on the Big Island of Hawaii to highlight research on subjects such as the effects of climate change on coral reefs and Hawaiian mountains under the banner of “Pacific Science.”