Early Data Show Promise For PFAS Destruction, But Byproducts Unclear

February 19, 2021
Preliminary data from a fast-tracked EPA research project examining four innovative destruction technologies as well as incineration for treating persistent chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) all showed promise in destroying the initial compounds, but it is unclear what potential byproducts the methods created. The early findings from EPA’s PFAS Innovative Treatment Team (PITT) point to potential promise for some destruction technologies in addressing a perplexing problem for regulators as they weigh treatment avenues for what is expected...

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