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What can we do now about "forever chemicals?" (PFAS part 3)

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Time for some action. This week on our "forever chemicals" aka PFAS series, get ready to talk about what we can do about PFAS. Can we get rid of them? Can we filter them? Destroy them? Once and for all? Let's find out.

References from this Episode

  1. https://www.epa.gov/pfas/meaningful-and-achievable-steps-you-can-take-reduce-your-risk
  2. https://www.epa.gov/sciencematters/reducing-pfas-drinking-water-treatment-technologies
  3. https://www.fda.gov/food/process-contaminants-food/questions-and-answers-pfas-food
  4. https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/engineering/granular-activated-carbon
  5. https://cen.acs.org/environment/persistent-pollutants/Forever-chemicals-technologies-aim-destroy/97/i12
  6. https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/how-to-put-an-end-to-forever-chemicals-and-annihilate-pfas-pollution/4016018.article
  7. https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/hazardous/topics/gac.html
  8. https://www.epa.gov/sdwa/and-polyfluoroalkyl-substances-pfas
  9. https://www.ewg.org/news-insights/news-release/2023/03/epa-proposes-bold-new-limits-tackling-forever-chemicals-drinking#:~:text=The%20MCLs%20announced%20are%204,risks%20from%20mixtures%20of%20chemicals

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