New Jersey Section of American Water Resources Association (NJ-AWRA)
A gathering of past presidents of the NJ chapter, current chapter leaders, and members.
Join us for a luncheon to recognize the past presidents of our organization and learn about efforts at NJDEP to address the state's challenges in protecting and restoring critical water resources.
Luncheon Topic: Microplastics in the Environment
by Pamela Reilly, USGS Hydrologist
EVENT UPDATE - This will be a virtually held Skype Meeting in light of COVID-19 situation
March 13th, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Microplastics are an increasing concern to resource managers and ecologists. The USGS has been actively studying this emerging issue across the northeast. Learn about types of microplastics and how they behave, where they are coming from, how they are impacting the environment, and how USGS is monitoring microplastics and their impacts. Click Here for the event flyer
Pamela Reilly is a Hydrogeologist in the US Geological Survey (USGS) New Jersey Water Science Center. Her present research involves characterizing trace element sources and mobility in subsurface environments and how this can inform NJ regulatory and remediation decisions.
We are looking into credit eligibility for this talk.