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Jared Saterfiel joins Todd Perry to discuss Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances, known as PFAS.
Key Topics and Takeaways
- PFAS are widely used, long lasting chemicals, components of which break down very slowly over time.
- They are found in water, air, fish, and soil at locations across the nation and the globe
- Studies have shown that exposure to some PFAS in the environment may be linked to harmful health effects in humans and animals.
- There are thousands of PFAS chemicals, and they are found in many different consumer, commercial, and industrial products.
- In recent months, the EPA has announced three new clean water acts
- Todd and Jared discuss how these regulations impact NPDS Permits
- In 2021 The EPA put out a PFA Strategic Roadmap. This lays out what they hope to accomplish over the next several years
- There are a lot of new ways that we’re testing for PFAS
- There are new developments for breaking down these forever chemicals. One method might be using Ultraviolet Light
Links and Resources
Information about PFAS via the EPA
The EPA’s PFA Strategic Roadmap