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Today’s trending topics explored by key industry leaders.

Regulatory Uncertainty Around PFAS Puts Planning into Focus for Industry

Members of the oil, gas and chemical industries are closely watching the development of regulations pertaining to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), the functional constituents in aqueous film forming foams (AFFF).

Remaining Compliant With Emerging PFAS Regulations

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS, are a leading environmental topic of discussion across the U.S.

Conceptual Site Models Factor Heavily Into PFAS Remediation Success

Per­- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) pose a growing threat to industries faced with assessing and potentially remediating sites impacted by these emerging contaminants. Although the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established drinking water health advisories for certain...

Preparing Municipalities for PFAS Regulations

Per­- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS compounds, continue to challenge industries, states and municipal water utilities across the U.S. New regulations are emerging as states determine how best to address these compounds, which number in the thousands and are present in...

Advanced Water Treatment Methods Thwart Emerging Contaminants

Communities across the country are experiencing population growth in combination with aging infrastructure. Such growth provides many opportunities, including increased retail and commercial sales, industrial expansion and the attraction of new customers.

Managing Risks for Environmental Liabilities

Anticipating and keeping pace with the ever-changing regulatory environment is one of the biggest challenges companies face while managing risks associated with their ongoing operations. The key to success: private industries, government organizations and the military must document their...

Be Prepared to Tackle Challenges of PFAS

A big challenge in addressing emerging contaminants is that it’s hard to know how to proceed — or justify expenses — in the absence a cohesive policy and established regulatory limits, such as national drinking water regulations.

New Emerging Contaminants and Their Implications

The term emerging contaminants (EC) is applied to compounds and substances that, for one reason or another, are the focus of new environmental regulations or rulemaking, public health advisories and, in some cases, litigation. New regulations and an evolved understanding of contaminant toxicity...

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