One thing that landfills, airports, wastewater treatment facilities, chemical companies, and other entities needing to manage liquid PFAS waste will not have to worry about is competing for deep well disposal well space with carbon dioxide disposers. The increased demand for hazardous waste disposal coincides with an increased demand for underground carbon sequestration to tuck away carbon dioxide captured at industrial facilities. The two types of pollution are managed under different requirements and are not likely to conflict.
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Published in Waste Dive on March 6, 2023.