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NRM Attends PFAS: Life Cycle, Regulations & Solutions May 23, 2019

Chip Tokar had recently attended the PFAS in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. While their he attended workshops where they discussed the history, chemistry, sampling techniques and current treatment options of PFAS, as well as developing regulatory proposals throughout the country. Over 4,700 PFAS (per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances) exist in the world today. Many PFAS transform into highly persistent perfluorinated chemicals in the environment. Short-chain PFAS tend to be more water soluble and move more easily through soil to contaminate ground-water, surface water or drinking water.