The Price of Really Clean Water: Combining Nanofiltration with Granular Activated Carbon and Anion Exchange Resins for the Removal of Per- And Polyfluoralkyl Substances (PFASs) in Drinking Water Production

The results of this study provide both the scientific community as well as drinking water providers with important insights into the application of nanofiltration for PFAS removal during drinking water treatment as well as that mechanistic and economic aspects of nanofiltration treatment and the management of the resulting concentrate. January 29, 2021 | ACS ES&T…

Comparison of currently available PFAS remediation technologies in water: A review

In this review, extra consideration is given to novel advanced techniques for wide array of PFAS classes including short chain PFAS removal, and compare their efficiencies, effectiveness, energy use, sustainability, cost, and simplicity in laboratory scale to field applications. January 28, 2021 | Journal of Environmental Management

A Synthetic Biology Approach Using Engineered Bacteria to Detect Perfluoroalkyl Substance (PFAS) Contamination in Water

This novel detection system represents a synthetic biology approach to more efficiently detect PFAS in contaminated samples. With further refinement and modifications, a similar system could be readily deployed in the field around the world to detect this critical pollutant. January 25, 2021 | Military Medicine

Characterizing the Air Emissions, Transport, and Deposition of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances from a Fluoropolymer Manufacturing Facility

Study shows PFAS compounds with acid functionality have higher deposition due to enhanced water solubility and pH-driven partitioning to aqueous media. January 4, 2021 | Environmental, Science & Technology