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EPA Administrator Michael Regan, Gov. Roy Cooper, other officials tour CCEE labs, discuss PFAS efforts

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan, N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper and other federal and local officials stopped by Fitts-Woolard Hall for a tour of CCEE’s environmental labs and to discuss ongoing research in the department and around the university on  per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. The lab tour and discussion came after Regan unveiled the agency’s 26-page “PFAS Strategic Roadmap” on NC State’s Centennial Campus. The plan highlights about 40 proposed actions to assess the hazards of PFAS compounds through 2024.