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FY 2021 STATEMENT OF NEED
Environmental Restoration (ER) Program Area
The objective of this Statement of Need (SON) was to develop an improved understanding of the effectiveness and sustainability of thermal destruction technologies for treatment of materials laden with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Specifically, the goal was to address the following research needs:
The projects listed below were selected to address the objectives of this SON. Additional information on individual projects will be available soon.
Research should develop technologies for improved management and treatment of PFAS-laden materials that will help facilitate the establishment of more cost-effective and efficient remedial action plans that are protective of human health and the environment. Also, research should improve the reliability of treatment processes and expedite the cleanup and closure of contaminated Department of Defense (DoD) sites.