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Oscoda residents say ‘enough’ after 9 years of PFAS with no cleanup plan

Oscoda residents say ‘enough’ after 9 years of PFAS with no cleanup plan
September 13, 2019 GLNeditor
Photo courtesy of MLive.com

OSCODA, MI – This community on Michigan’s Lake Huron shoreline looks like a recreational paradise.

But everyone who lives here has heard the warnings: They can’t eat fish from a branch of the Au Sable River. They can’t eat venison from deer harvested from nearby, either. They shouldn’t touch the foam while swimming or boating on Van Etten Lake.

And many of them can’t drink water from their home wells.

On Wednesday, September 11, a group of them spoke out about the cause: Nine years of PFAS contamination making its way from the closed Wurtsmith Air Force Base.

Read the full story on MLive.com.

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