EPA Officials Eye ‘Other Opportunities’ For Burn Test Of PFAS Surrogates

September 16, 2020
After a high-profile setback last month, EPA is continuing to search for an incineration facility to test destruction of per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) surrogates to determine the technology’s effectiveness in destroying the compounds, the agency’s PFAS research leader says, adding that officials would also like to expand testing to a range of different types of incinerators. Andrew Gillespie, executive lead for PFAS research at EPA’s Office of Research & Development, told the Air & Waste Management Association’s virtual conference, “The...

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