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Accessing Clean Water: The PFAS Story in El Paso County

Presented by Pikes Peak Environmental Forum at The Margarita at Pine Creek, Colorado Springs CO

Feb 28 2020
Accessing Clean Water: The PFAS Story in El Paso County presented by Pikes Peak Environmental Forum at The Margarita at Pine Creek, Colorado Springs CO

Dr. Eli Fahrenkrug shares info about what these chemical compounds are and how they currently affect the water in El Paso County.

PFAs are chemical compounds that are found in fire-fighting foam, Gore-tex (R) and other water-resistant fabrics, coatings on pizza boxes, microwave popcorn bags and other food packages, and Teflon (R) coatings among other things.

According to the EPA, these compounds have been widely studied. The most-studied PFAS chemicals are PFOA and PFOS. Studies indicate that PFOA and PFOS can cause reproductive and developmental, liver and kidney, and immunological effects in laboratory animals. Both

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ADMISSION INFO

The lecture is free to attend.

However, the cost of your lunch is your responsibility. The Margarita provides a very filling lunch that comes with bread and butter/pimento cheese and a piece of cake. Drinks are extra. Tip is included in your bill.

Contact: (719) 231-6265

Email: Michele@CultivateHealthColorado.com

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LOCATION

The Margarita at Pine Creek

7350 Pine Creek Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80919

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

We are currently in a space that does not easily accommodate wheelchairs. However, with enough notice, we may be able to change the location in the restaurant to a space that will.

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