2019 EPA International Decontamination Research and Development Conference

Abstracts being accepted now.

Whether an industrial accident affecting water, or a viral outbreak such as African Swine Fever, or even a radiological accident like Fukushima, decontamination is one of the critical challenges facing our communities. When communities are faced with recovering from a major chemical, biological, or radiological (CBR) incident, as well as natural disasters such as hurricanes that result in contaminated waste, it is important to have all the relevant research and science available.

This conference is designed to facilitate presentation, discussion, further collaboration on research and development, and application of tools and research focused on an all-hazards approach to cleaning up contaminated buildings (both interior and exterior), infrastructure, and other areas/materials. The conference continues to focus strongly on matters involving CBR threat agents but also includes all hazard elements. The conference brings together researchers, first responders, community leaders and planners, and industry.

For more information, and to register, please visit: https://www.epa.gov/homeland-security-research/2019-epa-international-decontamination-research-and-development


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