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DRILLING DOWN: NJ Gets Even Tougher on Groundwater Pollution

February 4, 2021

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection adopted groundwater quality standards and maximum contaminant levels effective June 1, 2020, for polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS). These new standards bring these emerging contaminants under the same regulatory regime established for another PFAS chemical, perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA) and continues to secure New Jersey’s spot as one of the most proactive states in the regulation of PFAS contaminants.

T&M’s Pearse Mackle, PE, LSRP, contributes his expertise in the article and discusses how T&M is helping a NJ community upgrade their water treatment equipment to remove these “forever” chemicals.

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