From Inside PFAS Policy - October 11, 2022

EPA water chief Radhika Fox says EPA is facing a “frontier issue” as it grapples with addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in biosolids but is pledging to work with key groups to preserve the three management methods -- land application, incineration and landfilling -- that wastewater treatment facilities currently use to dispose of biosolids while also protecting public health.

“I will certainly say the issue of biosolids and PFAS is an absolute frontier issue,” Fox said Oct. 11 during WEFTEC 2022, the annual conference of the Water Environment Federation (WEF). Her remarks were livestreamed from New Orleans, LA.

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