Work Item
ASTM WK73683

New Guide for PFAS Site Screening and Initial Characterization

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, stimulation of research, and development of standard guides, specifications, practices, test methods, classifications, and definitions relating to environmental assessment, risk management and corrective action. The scope of the Committee includes, but is not limited to multi-media environmental assessment and risk management issues including environmental assessment, environmental management, corrective action due diligence, and sustainability.
These activities will be coordinated with and if available use the standards of other ASTM technical committees and organizations whose fields of endeavor are closely allied to or compliment environmental assessment and environmental management.


Site Screening, Initial Characterization, PFAS, CERCLA/RCRA process


To provide a standard to conduct site screening and initial site characterization to define nature and extent of the PFAS contaminant plumes.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E50.04

Committee: E50

Staff Manager: Molly Lynyak

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 07-22-2020

Technical Contact: Sriram Madabhushi

Item: 001

Ballot: E50.04 (21-04)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 003

Ballot: E50 (22-07)

Status: In Balloting