Superfund Research Program

February 2022

Elsie Sunderland, Ph.D

Complexities of studying per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were shared by SRP grantees and other experts during a congressional hearing. Witnesses discussed how increased research and development can better inform regulation and strengthen methods for cleaning up PFAS in the environment.

"It's concerning how little we know about these harmful chemicals and how limited our understanding is about what we still need to learn," said Elsie Sunderland, Ph.D., from the University of Rhode Island SRP Center, during her testimony.

Read more in the NIEHS Environmental Factor Newsletter.