Latest Updates

For any questions or concerns, call the VT DEC PFAS hotline at 802-693-0206.

EPA has Modified their PFOA/PFOS Health Advisory Values  - August 18, 2022

EPA Announces New Drinking Water Health Advisories for PFAS Chemicals, $1 Billion in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding to Strengthen Health Protections (2022) - EPA Website

Drinking Water Health Advisories (HAs) - EPA Website

Vermont PFAS Surface Water, Fish Tissue, and Wastewater Treatment Facility Effluent Monitoring Report (2022) - report from 2021 monitoring efforts 

Sources of PFAS in Vermont Wastewater (2022) - new Report from a 2021 DEC study of PFAS source identification in two Vermont town sewers

Vermont PFAS Roadmap Released (2021)-  A document outlining important actions already taken by VT DEC, in partnership with other state and federal agencies, and next steps to address PFAS in Vermont. 

EPA Advisories for PFAS FAQs

VT Bottled Water Non-Detect PFAS Results

VDH Certified Laboratories PFAS

Vermont PFAS Investigation and Response

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is working with the Vermont Department of Health to continue to identify sources and reduce the use, release and public exposure of per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Vermont.

For any questions or concerns, call the VT DEC PFAS hotline at 802-693-0206.

Studies and Reports

Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances Inputs to Wastewater Treatment Facilities (2022) Weston & Sampson
Review of Conceptual Leachate Treatment Scoping Study New England Waste Services of Vermont (NEWSVT) (2020) Civil & Environmental Consultants, prepared for Vermont DEC.
Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances at Wastewater Treatment Facilities and Landfill Leachate (2020) Weston & Sampson
PFAS Waste Source Testing Report for New England Waste Services of Vermont (2019) Sanborn Head & Associates
Conceptual Leachate Treatment Scoping Study for New England Waste Services of Vermont (NEWSVT) Landfill (2019) Brown and Caldwell 
PFAS Background in Vermont Shallow Soils (2019) University of Vermont, Sanborn Head & Associates

Press Releases

Fact Sheets

General Information on PFAS Factsheet
The Act 21 PFAS Law Factsheet
The Department of Health PFAS and Drinking Water Factsheet
The Drinking Water Testing for Well Owners Factsheet
The Department of Health Drinking Water Testing Factsheet
Interstate Technology & Regulatory Council (ITRC) PFAS Factsheets