Recent Study Details PFAS, PFOS Water Contamination in Cape Cod Watersheds
March 9, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– A study of PFAS source signatures in six adjacent coastal watersheds on Cape Cod, Mass., revealed “the presence of large non-AFFF organofluorine sources,” according to a recent article published in Environmental Science & Technology.
The article, “Isolating the AFFF Signature in Coastal Watersheds Using Oxidizable PFAS Precursors and Unexplained Organofluorine,” by Bridger J. Ruyle, Heidi M. Pickard, Denis R. LeBlanc, Andrea K. Tokranov, Colin P. Thackray, Xindi C. Hu, Chad D. Vecitis, and Elsie M. Sunderland, was released on March 5 in Environmental Science & Technology.
According to an abstract published by the journal, the authors explained …