Diagnosing the PFAS Problem

Payne Institute Faculty Fellow Chris Higgins contributes to this article about how scientists Investigate So-Called ‘Forever Chemicals’ in the Chesapeake Bay.  Throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed, researchers are trying to piece together the fate and transport of PFAS. But PFAS behave differently than many legacy toxic chemicals like mercury and PCBs, and they are driving researchers to think about toxic contaminants in new ways.  May 8, 2024.