Proposed Standard Provides Guidance on Management of Waste Impacted by PFAS
A proposed ASTM International standard provides guidance on the management of investigation-derived waste (IDW) from sites that may be impacted by perfluoralkyl substances (PFAS). The committee on environmental assessment, risk management, and corrective action (E50) is developing the standard.
PFAS are chemicals often found in products including household items, outdoor gear, nonstick cookware and more. IDW is the water, soil and cuttings that develop during sampling and drilling activities when investigating a likely contaminated site.
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