New Jersey Soil Microbe Shown to Break Down ‘Forever Chemicals’

New Jersey Soil Microbe Shown to Break Down ‘Forever Chemicals’

Source: https://e360.yale.edu, September 18, 2019

Scientists have discovered that a soil microbe commonly found in New Jersey wetlands can break down one of the toughest class of pollutants, known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. Often referred to as “forever chemicals,” PFAS are found in household products from non-stick pans, to dental floss, to water-repellant fabric. Read more.

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