Environmentalists Eye Options To Limit PFAS Releases From Disposal

May 24, 2022
Citing the lack of adequate destruction methods for disposing of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), environmentalists are eyeing several options to limit releases from current practices, including a mandatory federal storage system for firefighting foam containing PFAS, toughening disposal mandates in TSCA orders and other steps. During a May 23-24 online “PFAS Disposal Symposium” hosted by the Cancer Free Economy Network, several speakers warned of limited options for safely disposing of wastes and various products containing PFAS, concerns they say...

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