March 9, 2018

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Ron Arcuri Contributes to Groundwater PFAS Article Published by the National Groundwater Association

Ron Arcuri (Pennsylvania) served as a contributing author for a recent publication by the National Groundwater Association entitled "Groundwater and PFAS: State of Knowledge and Practice."

The document summarizes the known science and knowledge related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). It describes the fate, transport, risk communication, remediation, and treatment of PFAS, as well as current assessment technologies, methods, and field procedures. The document was prepared as a series of chapters that provide a stand-alone summary of each topic, which can be read individually, or as part of the whole report. The guidance document is a comprehensive eight-part piece exploring the potentially hazardous, and widely discussed, compounds in groundwater and soil. According to the United States EPA, PFAS are a class of manmade chemicals persistent in the environment and in the human body. They are widely used to make products more stain-resistant, waterproof, and nonstick.

Ron Arcuri is a Senior Consultant based in Pennsylvania with more than 20 years of experience providing innovative, cost-effective solutions to meet client business objectives, who has led project teams on six continents to assist clients in the oil and gas, manufacturing, chemical, pharmaceutical, rail transport, government, and power generation sectors.

NGWA is a community of groundwater professionals working together to advance groundwater knowledge and the success of our members through education and outreach; advocacy; cooperation and information exchange; and enhancement of professional practices. NGWA's vision is to be the leading groundwater association advocating the responsible development, management, and use of water.

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