Keeping Pace with PFAS
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are mostly unregulated chemicals. Stable and highly resistant to heat, oil and water, PFAS are used in products from firefighting to food packaging to consumer goods. Because the characteristics that make them effective in products also allow them to migrate easily through soil and water and persist in the environment, PFAS are drawing increased scrutiny from health agencies, utilities and the public for their effects on human health. This webinar reviews the chemistry and use of PFAS, discusses regulatory strategies and trends and provides a pragmatic look at the issue from the drinking water, wastewater/biosolids and utility perspectives.