Public employee environmental advocacy group says EPA needs to do more to regulate 'forever chemical' disposal
November 24, 2023
Since PFAS are not regulated as a hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA), these data were submitted voluntarily and likely represents only a small fraction of total PFAS waste.
Tests were conducted at GA-EMS’s dedicated iSCWO full-scale test facility in San Diego.
August 21, 2023
GA-EMS’ iSCWO system processes organic waste with water in an extremely high temperature (650F) and high pressure (4000 psi) environment to efficiently destroy both PFAS and other hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
There are more than 12,000 types of PFAS, not all of which can be detected with current tests; the U.S. Geological Survey study tested for the presence of 32 types.
July 5, 2023
At least 45% of the nation’s tap water is estimated to have one or more types of the chemicals known as per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances, or PFAS, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey.