Historical sources

An illustration of the historical sources of PFAS contamination is shown.

In the previous four articles, The Beacon shared the issues with PFAS contamination, its effects in Brunswick County and what the county, state and Chemours were doing to mitigate and reduce the impact of this issue. We will now provide some recommendations for you, the reader, to consider.

Ideally, the county would apply remediation strategy to remove it completely from our waters. One new remediation technology that some United States counties are employing is Surface Active Foam Fractionation® (SAFF®) Technology. It was found to be capable of Removing Short Chain Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) like GenX.

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