Title: CL:AIRE Technical Bulletin TB19: Managing Risks and Liabilities associated with Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: United Kingdom 
Language(s): English
 
Year: 2019 
Author 1/Producer: Ian Ross, Arcadis and Jake Hurst, Arcadis 
Author / Producer Type: Non-governmental organisations 
Report/Document number/description: TB19 
Publisher: CL:AIRE 
Publisher Country: United Kingdom 
Publisher web link (root): https://www.claire.co.uk/
Report / download web link (=direct link): https://www.claire.co.uk/component/phocadownload/category/17 ...  
Format (e.g. PDF): pdf 
Size: (e.g. 20mb) 3.5mb 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Contaminants-->Contaminants overview
Contaminated land-->Contaminated land overview
Contaminated land-->Risk management-->Risk management overview
 
Short description: This technical bulletin provides a summary of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) and highlights approaches to manage risks and liabilities associated with their impact to the environment. 
Long description: Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a broad group of several thousand man-made chemicals [1, 2], widely used in industrial and consumer applications and classed as emerging contaminants. PFASs are the subject of accelerating environmental regulatory concern globally, as a result of their detection in drinking water supplies above acceptable levels. This technical bulletin is intended to provide a short summary of this class of chemicals and highlight approaches to effectively and pragmatically manage risks and liabilities associated with PFASs impact to the environment such as soil and groundwater in the UK and globally. 
Submitted By: Rob Sweeney WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 12/06/2019

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