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  1. Michigan DNR warns public of deer meat concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WXYZ

    ... kicks off. Hunters are being told that they shouldn't eat meat from deer taken within five miles of Clark's Marsh in Oscoda Township. That includes venison that some hunters may have in their freezers. The area in question - rife with state-owned ...

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  2. 'Do Not Eat' deer advisory issued after PFAS contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    State agencies in Michigan have issued a 'Do Not Eat' advisory for deer in Oscoda Township near the closed Wurtsmith Air Force Base. The state tested deer tissue from areas across the state known to have PFAS chemical contamination, including places such as Grayling, Rockford, and Oscoda Township.

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  3. High level of PFAS found in deer near Wurtsmith Air Force baseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The Michigan departments of Health and Human Services and Natural Resources have issued a 'Do Not Eat' advisory for deer taken within approximately five miles of Clark's Marsh in Oscoda Township. The advisory is due to high levels of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid found in a single deer taken about two miles from Clark's Marsh, which borders the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base.

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  4. 3) Hunters: Don't eat venison from deer taken near Clark's Marsh in OscodaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WJRT

    State officials are warning hunters to avoid eating meat from any deer taken within five miles of Clark's Marsh in Oscoda Township. The marsh, which is near Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport, has high levels of potentially cancerous PFOs, which likely poisoned the deer and tainted any venison from them.

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  5. Michigan warns of PFAS levels in deer around Air Force baseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... this year related to PFAS contamination caused by past use of AFFF firefighting foam at Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda. It occurs amid an ongoing dispute between the Air Force and the state about the pace and adequacy of cleanup efforts in the ...

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  6. 'Do Not Eat' Advisory Issued for Deer Taken within five miles of Clark's Marsh, Oscoda TownshipRead the original story

    Friday | State of Michigan

    LANSING, Mich. The Michigan departments of Health and Human Services and Natural Resources today issued a 'Do Not Eat' advisory for deer taken within approximately five miles of Clark's Marsh in Oscoda Township.

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  7. DEQ issues second violation notice to Air Force for lagging PFAS clean-up at WurtsmithRead the original story

    Friday | State of Michigan

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality today issued the U.S. Air Force with a violation notice for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances contamination in the waters of Clark's Marsh near Oscoda. The PFAS contamination was caused by the use of firefighting foam at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base bordering the marsh.

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  8. 'Forever chemical'-tainted foam spreading in waters near former Wurtsmith base, nearby residents sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Stars and Stripes

    ... is coating growing swaths of the surface and shores of waters surrounding the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda, where the foam is now reaching Lake Huron. But the U.S. Air Force is not acting to stop the contaminated groundwater plumes ...

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  9. Michigan deer hunters should watch for bovine tuberculosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | St. Cloud Times

    ... be diagnosed in the state since 1998, according to the Associated Press . Cattle in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Oscoda must be tested before leaving their farms. Although bovine TB largely affects cattle, the Michigan Department of Natural ...

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  10. Activists call for action on Michigan's PFAS & drinking water problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Michigan Radio

    ... chemicals known as PFAS. They first made news when elevated levels were found in more than 20 private water wells in Oscoda. Now, there are 35 known contamination sites around the state.

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  11. EPA is coming to Kalamazoo to talk about PFAS, but some residents are still upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Michigan Radio

    ... deserve to speak openly about the issue too. One of the contaminated PFAS sites first documented in Michigan was in Oscoda Township near the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base. The base has been closed for years. Firefighting training there used a fire ...

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  12. Commercial airports could soon be able to use PFAS-free firefighting foamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Michigan Radio

    ... linked to cancer and other health problems. One of the contaminated PFAS sites first documented in Michigan was in Oscoda Township near the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base. The base has been closed for years. Firefighting training there used a fire ...

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  13. Stateside: Detroit's "student churn" problem; the life of Betty Ford; who should pay for PFAS?Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Michigan Radio

    ... chemicals known as PFAS. They first made news when elevated levels were found in more than 20 private water wells in Oscoda. Now, there are 35 known contamination sites around the state. Today on Stateside , a conversation about the dismal state of ...

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  14. PFAS: What's the government doing about it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Michigan Radio

    ... Force Base across the street is the source. One of the contaminated PFAS sites first documented in Michigan was in Oscoda Township near the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base. The base has been closed for years. Firefighting training there used a fire ...

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  15. EPA sets short-notice meeting on PFAS in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | MLive.com

    ... some time would have been given to organize that participation," said Cathy Wusterbarth, leader of Need Our Water in Oscoda. The event will take place from 1-3 p.m. Friday at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 2900 Lake St.. It will be led by three ...

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  16. Your questions about PFAS, answered.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Michigan Radio

    Over the past two years, Michiganders across the state have become aware of the chemicals known as PFAS. They first made news when elevated levels were found in more than 20 private water wells in Oscoda.

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  17. Stateside: what new trade deal means for auto industry; will electric scooters work in Detroit?Read the original story

    Monday Oct 1 | Michigan Radio

    Tony Spaniola watched his father, former state representative Francis Spaniola, respond to the PBB contamination crisis of the 1970s. Now, he's a homeowner engaging with state officials as they respond PFAS contamination in Oscoda, MI.

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  18. Michiganders head to Capitol Hill to demand action on chemical in waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    ... of it in the body can cause adverse health problems. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) said, "When you look at the case of Oscoda for example, where you know you have water that far exceeds by a multiple of several hundred of what folks think are safe, to ...

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  19. Michiganders head to Capitol Hill to demand action on chemical in waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WJRT

    ... of it in the body can cause adverse health problems. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) said, "When you look at the case of Oscoda for example, where you know you have water that far exceeds by a multiple of several hundred of what folks think are safe, to ...

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  20. Human remains found at scene of Kalitta Air plane crash in Iosco CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WJRT

    The remains have not been positively identified, but authorities believe they are the pilot of a Kalitta Air charter plane that crashed on approach to Oscoda Wurtsmith Airport early Tuesday. A 33-year-old pilot from Orlando, Florida, was alone aboard the 10-passenger King Air turboprop airplane.

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