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Plainfield and Algoma townships have reached a tentative $69.5 million settlement in the ongoing litigation brought by the state of Michigan against Wolverine Worldwide over its contamination of groundwater with PFAS chemicals. Read More
Project’s goal is to develop a technology that destroys PFAS chemicals in wastewater.
The city of Grand Rapids received a $50,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy to continue its work in addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in wastewater. Read More
LAPEER — For more than 20 years, the town of Lapeer sent leftover sludge from its sewage treatment plant to area farms, supplying them with high-quality, free fertilizer, while avoiding the expense of disposal elsewhere. Read More
EPA-ordered analysis and MDEQ testing show extent of toxic chemicals spreading to the Rogue River.
A new report presented to the public recently paints a bleak picture of the pollution spreading from Wolverine Worldwide’s former leather tannery site. Read More
LANSING — More than 60 drinking water systems in Michigan sampled last year had measurable levels of a class of long-lasting and highly toxic chemicals linked to cancer and a variety of other illnesses, according to state officials. Read More
Manufacturer will not pay to extend Plainfield’s municipal water to PFAS-contaminated areas unless 3M shares cost.
After nine months, Wolverine Worldwide has ended settlement negotiations with two local townships over paying costs associated with PFAS contamination from Wolverine’s alleged waste disposal practices. Read More
Evaluation will gather participants’ blood samples, personal health information, post-filter water tests.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Kent County Health Department will begin recruiting participants from northern Kent County for an assessment regarding PFAS exposure. Read More