Academic article

Cleaning up Forever Chemicals in Construction: Informing Industry Change

Per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substance (PFAS) contamination has been found in the construction spoil of many major projects, and there is growing concern about the health and environmental implications of these “forever” chemicals. This study highlights the common issues that are associated with the management of PFAS contamination in the construction industry, and proposes a mechanism for improved regulation.

Emerging Policy Issues: Perfluorinated Chemicals