Stopping PFAS in its Tracks

A profile on one of MnDRIVE’s researchers,¬†Matt Simcik

Caroline Frischmon (writer)

Garbage Mountain in landfill

UMN researchers Matt Simcik and William Arnold trap harmful chemicals before they can pass through the environment to our drinking water

When you turn on the faucet, you probably trust the water in your glass will be safe to drink. For Minnesotans living in the eastern Twin Cities, this trust evaporated when toxic PFAS chemicals (or per and poly-fluoroalkyl substances) infiltrated their groundwater. Now the chemicals are threatening drinking water for Minnesotans across the state. Read more.

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