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  1. Michigan will test blood in Wolverine PFAS study areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | MLive.com

    State and local public health officials say they will begin testing the blood of Rockford and Belmont residents exposed to PFAS in their drinking water after a long-awaited review of cancer incidences in the area returned inconclusive results. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced plans for the new "exposure assessment" on Tuesday, Aug. 14 during a press conference related to the newly-released cancer registry review at Kent County Health Department.

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  2. Tree farmer pitched golf course on Wolverine PFAS dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | MLive.com

    Wolverine World Wide allegedly explored plans with a local landowner to redevelop its toxic dump in Belmont without having to study the land for contamination, according to new filings in pending litigation against the footwear company. Plans to develop the toxic site are outlined in an amended lawsuit filed Monday, Aug. 13 by Varnum Law, which represents roughly 400 people suing Wolverine and 3M Corp .

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  3. The Meijer LPGA Classic returning in 2019Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    So Yeon Ryu, of South Korea, smiles during the fourth and final round of the Meijer LPGA Classic at Blythefield County Club in Belmont, Mich., on Sunday, June 17, 2018. (Casey Sykes The announcement came one day after this year's tournament concluded with So Yeon Ryu capturing top honors in an event that raised approximately $1.1 million.

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  4. Saturday stunner: 11-year old wins Fifth Third River Bank Run Women's 5KRead the original story

    May 12, 2018 | MLive.com

    Clara James-Heer's father failed to keep pace with his daughter during the 5K race in Saturday morning's 41st Annual Fifth Third River Bank Run. Craig James-Heer shouldn't feel too bad, though.

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  5. Michigan atop national PFAS site listRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    A monitoring well stands where Wolverine World Wide tannery waste barrels and debris was excavated from MDOT property on House Street in Belmont, Mich. , which compiled a list of all contamination sites with PFAS issues on the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's radar.

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  6. DEQ ignored crucial warning on Wolverine dump plumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | MLive.com

    Worrall, a state geologist, told his superiors at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality in April 2017 that drinking water in homes southeast of Wolverine World Wide's now-infamous House Street sludge dump should be tested for toxic chemicals. Instead of heeding the expert advice, emails obtained by MLive show DEQ supervisors did not act on the warning until a coincidence forced investigators to accelerate a slow-moving investigation into groundwater contaminated by Wolverine waste.

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  7. No mention of $40M cleanup during Wolverine earnings callRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | MLive.com

    If Wolverine World Wide executives are worried about mounting costs and lawsuits related to Michigan drinking water pollution, they weren't giving any indication during the company's fourth quarter conference call. Analysts on the Wednesday, Feb. 21 call didn't ask about the company's rising contamination-related costs, which Wolverine expects to reach at least $40 million .

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  8. 'Iridescent' toxic sludge pits were man's childhood playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | MLive.com

    As a kid living on Chauncey Drive NE in the 1970s, Michael LeBaron liked to play in the nearby Northeast Gravel pit, which, unbeknownst to neighborhood children at the time, was also a dumping ground for hazardous industrial waste . The gravel mine was a fun place with colorful ponds of semi-solid slurry that packed like a snowball -- and, yes, these 'sludgeballs' were thrown around.

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  9. High lead level found in drinking water near Wolverine dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | MLive.com

    Kent County homeowners have found elevated levels of lead in their drinking water wells, prompting a call for new testing around a multi-township area where Wolverine World Wide tannery chemicals have polluted the groundwater. Jennifer and Lucas Carney's well on the 7500 block of Chandler Drive NE tested at 73 parts-per-billion for the neurotoxin lead -- contamination that Wolverine denies responsible for despite the family's proximity to its House Street dump site, the source of a per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, plume in Belmont.

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  10. Fat Bike racers from around the country head to CannonsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | MLive.com

    Jorden Wakeley and Cole House compete in the open class at the USA Cycling Fat Bike Nationals at Indian Trails Golf Course in Grand Rapids last year. , senior master , singlespeed and pro/open levels.

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  11. Mobile home park next to 12-acre toxic dump site releases full water test resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | MLive.com

    Months after assuring its residents there were no issues with their water supply, the owners of the Leisure Village community in Belmont have released the full results of their drinking water tests. The test results, released to residents this January, confirm what company officials said in November 2017: per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances called PFAS were not detected in the five drinking water wells that supply the Leisure Village mobile home park.

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  12. Rockford well may have highest PFAS level in U.S. drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | MLive.com

    Within days of bringing their newborn baby daughter home from the hospital, Jeffrey Klekotka and his girlfriend Kelsey were being supplied with bottled water and gift cards. The expanding investigation into local groundwater tainted by Wolverine World Wide tannery sludge chemicals had reached their Algoma Township doorstep east of Rockford.

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  13. Plainfield Township PFAS 'workshop' draws frustrated crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | MLive.com

    Three small school cafeteria tables, a handful of municipal officials and dozens of upset residents was a recipe for frustration at a roundtable meeting hosted by Plainfield Township to address water system worries. The meeting format with Plainfield officials in the Northview High School cafeteria from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 29 surprised some residents, who, already upset at contaminants in the municipal water system, wrote the gathering off as a sham.

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  14. PFAS water worries cast shadow over Belmont real estate marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | MLive.com

    The four-bedroom house in northern Kent County seems to be the type of place many homebuyers are looking for. "It's got a three-stall garage, an open floor plan, a master suite and a walkout deck," says Chad Sytsma, the Realtor who listed the property.

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  15. PFAS water worries cast shadow over Belmont real estate marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | MLive.com

    Despite the fact the Grand Rapids real estate market is one of the hottest in the nation, home sales in the Belmont area have been sluggish since news of the contamination first broke last fall.

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  16. Belmont woman's blood is 750 times national PFAS averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | MLive.com

    Sandy Wynn-Stelt has been confronting her own mortality for the past few days after getting some disturbing but not entirely unexpected news. Last week, Wynn-Stelt received blood testing results showing extremely high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances known as PFAS or PFCs in her blood.

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  17. Snowboarders do tricks and get big air at Cannonsburg Ski AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | MLive.com

    Jake Tolan of Caledonia does a hand plant at Cannonsburg Ski Area in Belmont, Mich. on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017.

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  18. EPA entering Wolverine PFAS investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | MLive.com

    The Environmental Protection Agency is making a small but significant entrance into the toxic fluorochemical pollution investigation in Kent County, Mich. The EPA will begin sampling groundwater and drinking water wells polluted with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances from Wolverine World Wide tannery waste starting next week.

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  19. Data shows very high PFAS levels at Wolverine dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | MLive.com

    As expected, test results show that concentrations of toxic fluorochemicals polluting the groundwater at Wolverine World Wide's House Street landfill in Plainfield Township are very high. A monitoring well on the southern border of the old sludge dump at 1855 House Street NE detected perfluorooctane sulfonic acid at 44,000 parts-per-trillion , according to a Nov. 27 report by Wolverine's contractor Rose & Westra GZA.

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  20. Homes above EPA safety level double as PFAS zones expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | MLive.com

    The number of private drinking water wells testing above a federal safety threshold for toxic fluorochemicals dumped years ago by Wolverine World Wide has doubled as testing zones expand into areas not believed to be contaminated by the now-infamous House Street sludge landfill . On Monday, Dec. 17, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality confirmed that 60 total homes in two Kent County townships have thus far tested above 70 parts-per-trillion for two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances called PFAS, or PFCs.

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