Upcoming PFAS Public Meeting

On Monday, October 30th, from 6:00-8:00PM, the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) will host a public meeting about the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) investigation associated with the North 34th Street (Richland) site.

A MPART representative will share information about MPART and an overview of PFAS, which are a large group of human-made substances used in manufacturing, firefighting, and consumer products.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will provide information about possible health effects related to PFAS exposure.

A representative from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy will provide an overview of the PFAS investigation, PFAS data gathered, and next steps.

Community members will have the opportunity to ask questions after the presentations. The meeting will be held at the Kellogg Biological Station – Academic Building Auditorium 3rd Floor.

Those with questions can call Erica Bays of the EGLE at 269.350.0080.