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  1. Meet the three candidates seeking election to Parchment school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    Three candidates are competing for two seats on the Parchment school board.

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  2. Four candidates on the ballot for open 26th District Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | MLive.com

    Michigan Senate District 26 candidates Aric Nesbitt , Robert Alway , Garnet Lewis and Erwin Haas . will benefit everyone and become a major economic driver for future of our state."

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  3. Georgia-Pacific says it used paper containing PFAS at Parchment plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | MLive.com

    Georgia-Pacific representatives said paper products created Parchment until 2015 was known to contain PFAS, but the company is not currently linked to contamination of municipal groundwater there. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is working with the company to determine the source of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, found in Parchment's water supply and private wells in Cooper Township.

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  4. Legislators ask for review of DEQ after 2012 PFAS report 'sat largely ignored'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | MLive.com

    Could today's concerns about PFAS have been alleviated if Michigan had acted sooner on a 2012 report that warned about the potential impact across the state? Two state representatives say that's possible as they push for the Auditor General to examine whether state officials responded appropriately to early warnings about the 'forever chemicals' that are present in the drinking water of at least 1.5 million residents. Democratic state Reps.

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  5. Hope volleyball splits final matches at Millikin ShowcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | MLive.com

    The 12th-ranked Hope College volleyball team split its matches during the finale of the Millikin Midseason Showcase on Saturday. The Flying Dutch opened with a forfeit win against Buena Vista University after Buena Vista did not have enough healthy players to start the match.

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  6. Don't swallow foam on the Huron River, state warns amid PFAS concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | MLive.com

    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is advising residents to avoid swallowing foam on the Huron River. The advisory was issued Tuesday, Sept.

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  7. Michigan health officials downplay danger of PFAS at levels near advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | MLive.com

    Speaking with township residents impacted by PFAS contamination, officials from state and local health departments downplayed risks associated with exposure to the substances in drinking water at levels near a federal health advisory. Representatives from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Environmental Quality and Kalamazoo County painted a blurry picture of what is known about the effect of PFAS on human health at a Monday, Sept.

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  8. PFAS found in Kalamazoo River between Marshall and AlleganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | MLive.com

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality conducted a "relatively intensive" surface water sampling initiative around the city of Parchment after high amounts of per- and polyfluorinated compounds, or PFAS, were found in its drinking water supply. Results released to MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette show levels of PFOS and PFOA, two PFAS compounds linked to serious health effects, were found throughout the watershed.

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  9. High levels of PFAS found at Parchment paper mill's landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | MLive.com

    Extremely high levels of toxic fluorochemicals once used to coat specialty papers produced were found at a capped landfill formerly used by paper mills in Parchment. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality spokesperson Scott Dean said Thursday, Sept.

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  10. A surveillance camera image of a man police say tried to rob a Parchment area credit unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | MLive.com

    Police are looking for a would-be robber who fled a credit union after handing a teller a note that apparently prompted questioning from the teller. Kalamazoo Township police said the man entered the Advia Credit Union, 550 S. Riverview Drive in Parchment, on Wednesday, Sept.

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  11. Parchment restaurants 'back to normal' after month without tap waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | MLive.com

    Local businesses are relieved to return to normal operation this week after not being able to use tap water since July 26.

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  12. Bottled water to continue for some Parchment area residents on private wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | MLive.com

    Bottled water is being discontinued for people connected to the Parchment public water system, but will continue for some residents on private wells. Kalamaazoo County health leaders on Wednesday, Aug. 29 said that, because of PFAS contamination, residents on private wells within 1.5 miles of the former Parchement well field -- and east of the Kalamazoo River -- can still receive bottled water supplies.

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  13. Parchment residents cautious to drink water after advisory liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | MLive.com

    While some residents on Parchment's municipal water are relieved to hear the water was deemed usable again after over a month under a 'Do Not Drink' order, some say they still do not trust the water coming from their tap.

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  14. Parchment residents advised to flush pipes before using waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | MLive.com

    Residents put on bottled water were told to trust the water supply.

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  15. Michigan officials hesitate to call Parchment's drinking water 'safe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | MLive.com

    Parchment is within drinking water standards, but those standards could change.

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  16. Drinking water advisory lifted in Parchment amid PFAS scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | MLive.com

    A drinking water advisory was issued on July 26 after toxic per- and polyfluorinated substances were found entering the Parchment water supply at levels 20 times greater than a state and federal health standard. One month later, on Aug. 27, the Kalamazoo Department of Health and Community Services lifted the advisory.

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  17. On July 26, officials announced that the community's drinking water tested for high levels of PFASRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | MLive.com

    A drinking water advisory was issued on July 26 after toxic per- and polyfluorinated substances were found entering the Parchment water supply at levels 20 times greater than a state and federal health standard. One month later, on Aug. 27, the Kalamazoo Department of Health and Community Services lifted the advisory.

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  18. Low levels of PFAS found in Parchment water system after flushingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | MLive.com

    Levels of toxic compounds are present in homes connected to Parchment city water at levels below a health level set by the state and federal government. Subsequent tests are required before state officials can determine drinking water is safe for residents in Parchment and Cooper Township.

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  19. PFAS filters will go to Parchment-area private wells tested by MDEQRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | MLive.com

    Homes in Parchment and Cooper Township tested for PFAS are eligible.

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  20. PFAS found in Kent County elementary school waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | MLive.com

    Drinking water at an elementary school in southeast Kent County has tested positive for levels of toxic per- and polyfluorinated compounds called PFAS. Testing done on the Alto Elementary drinking well detected a combined PFAS level of 23-parts per trillion, or ppt.

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