Darwin Baas, Kent County public works director, stated 12 ,. 6 the county is searching for DEQ and Environmental protection agency guidance regarding how to proceed with discovery of Wolverine tannery waste within the North Kent Landfill, which closed in 1986 within cloud of groundwater contamination.

Across Michigan, PFAS happen to be detected in water or fish within the Au Sable River, Flint River, Kalamazoo River, Muskegon River, Saginaw River, St. Frederick River, Tahquamenon River, Dead River, Thunder Bay River, Rogue River and St. Marys River.

Why a ‘safe’ PFAS level in consuming water is really ambiguous

“ATSDR understands activity in the Wolverine site and we’re following it very carefully,” the company told MLive on 12 ,. 1. “However, the requirement for ATSDR’s direct participation continues to be based on ATSDR leadership and MDHHS.”

Citizens who uncovered Wolverine pollution cut from townhall panel

Sue Leeming, DEQ exterior relations director, stated at November. 29 townhall meeting that Environmental protection agency continues to be talking to using the condition already, and Pruitt’s consultant Kenneth Wagner visited Michigan at the end of November to go over the problem.

Democrats within the letter include Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, Reps. Dan Kildee, Sander Levin, Brenda Lawrence and Debbie Dingell.

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