May 2020

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and emerging contaminants are dominating headlines across all forms of media. This issue of EM puts into context for environmental managers exactly what is the emerging threat to our natural water and land resources.

Inside This Month's Issue


What Are Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)?
by Teresa Raine

Sources and Exposures to PFAS in the Environment
by Nadine Weinberg and Maureen Leahy

PFAS and Air
by Adam Driscoll and Tim Russell

PFAS in Drinking Water and Health Risks
 Joseph A. Cotruvo

New for 2020
Waste Management Corner
Starting this month, EM is expanding its content coverage of waste management issues with a special section of waste-themed articles in every issue, called Waste Management Corner. In this first article, the authors examine the PFAS Cycle.

PFAS Exchange between Landfills and Wastewater Treatment Plants: The PFAS Cycle?
 Stephen Zemba and Harrison Roakes

Also This Month...

Regulatory Roundup: Chemical Safety Board Adopts New Regulation
by William H. Haak

Stationary sources of all sizes could soon find themselves impacted by a new serious incident reporting regulation.

Message from the President: Communication Is Key during Challenging Time

Kim Marcus

Back In Time: A&WMA’s Annual Critical Review Turns 50
A look at the 1980 Critical Review, “Advances in the Analysis of Air Contaminants” by Morris Katz


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