TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Report 173: Use and Potential Impacts of AFFF Containing PFASs at Airports explores the potential environmental and health impacts of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) typically found in aqueous film-forming foams (AFFFs). The report describes methods that can be used to identify areas of potential concern at an airport and ways to implement management and remediation practices.
To help airports identify areas of potential environmental concern, the research team developed the Managing AFFF and PFASs at Airports (MAPA) Screening Tool. The MAPA Screening Tool is available in two versions: one for running in Microsoft Excel 2010 and the other, a version called the compatibility version, that can be run in Microsoft Excel 97 to 2003, or 2007.
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Use and Potential Impacts of AFFF Containing PFASs at Airports. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24800.
|Chapter 1 - Introduction and Purpose
|Chapter 2 - Primer Background on PFASs
|Chapter 3 - Research Methodology
|Chapter 4 - AFFF Management Within Airport Operations
|Chapter 5 - Addressing Legacy Environmental Impacts
|Chapter 6 - Screening Tool Guidance
|Chapter 7 - Recommendations for Future Research
|Abbreviations, Acronyms, Initialisms, and Symbols
|Appendix A - Survey Methodology and Findings
|Appendix B - AFFF Alternatives
|Appendix C - Quick Guide to MAPA Screening Tool
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