PFOS and PFC releases and associated pollution from a PFC production plant in Minnesota (USA).

@article{Oliaei2013PFOSAP,
  title={PFOS and PFC releases and associated pollution from a PFC production plant in Minnesota (USA).},
  author={Fardin Oliaei and Don Kriens and Roland Weber and Alan H D Watson},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={1977-92}
}
Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and PFOS-related substances have been listed as persistent organic pollutants in the Stockholm Convention. From August 2012, Parties to the Convention needed to address the use, storage, and disposal of PFOS-including production sites and sites where PFOS wastes have been deposited-in their national implementation plans. The paper describes the pollution in Minnesota (USA) caused by the 3M Company at one of the largest per/polyfluorinated chemical (PFC… CONTINUE READING