PFAS Regulations Are Coming: What You Need to Know

PFAS or “per-and polyfluoryoalkyl substances” are a class of compounds (several thousand) that contain a chain of carbon and fluorine in their structure.   PFAS have been used globally for over 60 years, and are still being used because of their many useful properties – they are chemically inert; resistant to [...]

By |2023-04-21T16:01:11-04:00April 21, 2023|News|0 Comments

PFAS Investigation and Well Installation

The August Mack team acted as a subcontractor for a client at an air force base Michigan to investigate and address areas of the site where there were releases of per- and polyfluorinated substances during the operations of the base. Services provided by August Mack employees during this contract included [...]

By |2023-09-18T11:31:27-04:00February 15, 2023|PFAS, Projects|0 Comments

PFAS Strategic Planning – Public Utility

August Mack was retained by a large water and wastewater utility serving over 1,000,000 customers to develop its overall strategy for managing PFAS associated with its operations. The utility uses groundwater and surface water to provide drinking water to its customers and operates an extensive wastewater conveyance and treatment system [...]

By |2023-03-07T10:19:52-05:00February 15, 2023|PFAS, Projects|0 Comments

PFAS Damages Assessment – State Government

August Mack was retained by a team of legal experts representing a State government to assess the damages associated with PFAS contamination of an entire State. The State has filed a claim against pFAS manufacturers asking them to be responsible for cleanup of environmental media throughout the State that has [...]

By |2023-02-15T10:16:59-05:00February 15, 2023|PFAS, Projects, Uncategorized|0 Comments

PFAS – Looking To The Future

What do non-stick coated pans, waterproof fabrics, oil-resistant food packaging, stain-resistant materials, and fire-fighting foam all have in common?  They all potentially contain fluorinated compounds, and more specifically, are made with a suite of specialty chemicals called Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOAs).   PFOS and PFOAs both are fluorinated [...]

By |2022-10-12T10:49:36-04:00October 12, 2022|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

PFAS – Looking to the Future

PFAS or Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances, have been around since the 1940s and are used in a wide-range of industrial and commercial applications and consumer products.  Toxicological studies have shown that exposure to PFAS can potentially result in liver, endocrine, immunological, and reproductive effects, as well as cancer.  The U.S. [...]

By |2022-10-11T13:13:08-04:00October 11, 2022||0 Comments

PFAS: What You Need To Know

Toxicological studies have shown that elevated exposure to PFAS can potentially result in liver, endocrine, immunological, and reproductive effects, as well as cancer. In the last three years, over a dozen states have issued guidance and/or screening levels for PFAS in groundwater and/or soils, and the U.S. EPA has developed [...]

By |2021-10-18T08:16:18-04:00October 18, 2021||0 Comments

PFAS: What You Need To Know

Toxicological studies have shown that elevated exposure to PFAS can potentially result in liver, endocrine, immunological, and reproductive effects, as well as cancer. In the last three years, over a dozen states have issued guidance and/or screening levels for PFAS in groundwater and/or soils, and the U.S. EPA has developed [...]

By |2021-10-18T08:16:13-04:00October 18, 2021||0 Comments
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