A Look at PFAS & Emerging Contaminants | Water Finance & Management

June 11, 2021

PFAS, Emerging Contaminants & How Polluters Are Paying Municipalities for Water Remediation Costs

By: Ashley Campbell

Toxic manmade chemicals, like per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and 1,2,3-Tricholoropropane (TCP), are showing up in water systems across the US. It’s not new, but it has become more common, as municipalities are now increasing mandatory testing due to new state and federal regulations. These new regulations are also resulting in tighter maximum contaminant levels (MCL) in water systems as the health impacts of these toxic chemicals are dire.

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