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Judge OKs Wolverine Worldwide settlement over western Michigan PFAS contamination-
A federal judge on Wednesday approved Wolverine Worldwide’s settlement with the state of Michigan and Plainfield and Algoma townships.00
Board authorizes Wisconsin DNR to begin drafting water standards for pollutants-
The department has proposed: creating groundwater standards for 16 substances that are currently unregulated, including E. coli bacteria; revising standards for five substances already regulated; and creating limits on PFAS in groundwater and surface water.
Cleanup of Detroit “green goo” contaminated site expected to cost millions-
According to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, efforts to contain the leak at the Electro-Plating Services Inc. site in Madison Heights has cost at least $200,000 over 24 days.
EPA collects 11K gallons of water from Detroit contaminated site-
High levels of multiple contaminants were found in soil and groundwater at a site in Madison Heights when an inspection was launched after brightly-colored ooze was seen last month seeping through a concrete barrier along Interstate 696.
Plenty of contaminants found at Detroit-area industrial site-
An inspection of an old industrial site in suburban Detroit was triggered by the discovery of a yellow-green substance along a major interstate.
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Company to pay $245M toward cleanup of Kalamazoo River PCBs-
One of the companies responsible for polluting an 80-mile (129-kilometer) stretch of river and floodplains in southwestern Michigan with toxic chemicals will pay at least $245.2 million to advance a cleanup effort that began more than 20 years ago, federal officials said Wednesday.
Hundreds of waterways added to Minnesota list of impaired waters-
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has added 581 waterways to its list of impaired waters in its biennial report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released Wednesday.
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PFAS at Niagara Falls airbase-
The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station ranks seventh on a list of the 100 U.S. military sites most contaminated with PFAS, according to a report issued by the Environmental Working Group.