How this family of industrial chemicals has contaminated water supplies is a worldwide story.
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The former McLouth Steel Corporation site in Trenton, Michigan, was added to the Superfund list in May because of its risk to the Detroit River.
Great Lakes Now Program Manager Sandra Svoboda, and MLive environmental reporter, Garret Ellison host a panel discussion on PFAS.
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A 2010 photo of demolition at the former Wolverine Worldwide tannery in Rockford, Mich. The U.S.…
For some Great Lakes governors, the emerging issue of a family of chemicals known as PFAS – per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances — is coming at a time when they are making arguments to raise taxes to fund other statewide needs.
PFAS*: the acronym for industrial chemicals that are contaminating Michigan water and showing up in people’s blood. Have you heard of them? Do you have a question about them and how they relate to your health, safety or water supply?