Amy Dindal of Battelle writes on POLITICO about Battelle’s efforts to destroy harmful PFAS chemicals.
- Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are in just about everything, from furniture to firefighter foam.
- PFAS are often called forever chemicals because they build up in the environment and take hundreds of thousands of years to break down.
- Certain PFAS chemicals can contaminate drinking water and cause severe health issues.
- Fortunately, Battelle is researching several innovative ways to eliminate PFAS chemicals, benefiting the health of humans and the environment.
Read the full article here.