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  1. PFAS discovered in the Kalamazoo RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | WHTC

    Tests on water samples taken from the Kalamazoo River from Marshall to Lake Michigan have found PFAS at unsafe levels at four locations. One of the samples was taken downstream from the Air National Guard Base in Battle Creek and the others are believed to be leaching from the former Crown Vantage Paper Mill in Parchment.


  2. Governor pitches fees to avoid future ParchmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | WHTC

    From left: State Representative Larry Inman, Mich. Chamber of Commerce President Rich Studley, MFB President Carl Bednarski, Governor Rick Snyder, and State Senator Mike Nofs LANSING -- Governor Snyder says the PFAS contamination in Parchment is a good example of why the state needs new fees on water bills and higher tipping fees at landfills to clean up abandoned and dirty plant sites and improve the water systems in communities around the state.


  3. Changes in Parchment bottled water distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WHTC

    Here's the map issued Wednesday evening of the new water distribution and filter boundaries. Officials will be contacting homes by phone to arrange next steps.


  4. Parchment's municipal water system now safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | WHTC

    Running tap water is seen in Flint, a city struggling with the effects of lead-poisoned drinking water, Michigan May 4, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo PARCHMENT -- Almost exactly a month later, residents on Parchment's municipal water supply system can now drink their water again.


  5. PFAS Update: Water distribution location & time change; volunteers neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | WHTC

    The Parchment High Football team tackles a community problem by helping move water into the cars of citizens. PARCHMENT -- The bottled water distribution center for Parchment and Cooper Township residents dealing with PFAS contaminated water is now at its new site.


  6. PFAS found in private wells at ParchmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | WHTC

    Map one shows cluster of homes on private wells that either did or did not register positive for PFAS. More testing is planned.


  7. Early Parchment test results expected soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | WHTC

    This map shows where some of the samples have been extracted. It does not show the test wells near the Crown Vantage Plant or sample sites along the Kalamazoo River.


  8. City strikes deal with Parchment for waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | WHTC

    We aren't sure what this is, but the Governor got a good look at it on Sunday. KALAMAZOO -- Kalamazoo City Commissioners will be asked to approve a one year agreement with the City of Parchment to supply water wholesale while they collect more data on their PFAS contamination and sort out a permanent solution.


  9. Another community can stop worrying about PFASRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | WHTC

    This is what city officials mean when they use the word "infrastructure". Its the pumps and pipes and pavement that keep the traffic and water flowing.


  10. Good tests, bad tests, no tests in ParchmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | WHTC

    Accept no substitutes. Badges have hard to recreate hollograms featuring the state seal.


  11. PFAS not a problem in Kalamazoo or Portage waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | WHTC

    Kalamazoo's iconic water tower, built at a time long before the bewildering alphabet of chemicals that are now at large in the water we use. KALAMAZOO -- The City of Portage has now undergone testing for PFAS that the state has required of smaller water systems.


  12. "Team Kalamazoo" tackles Parchment water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WHTC

    Lt. Governor Brian Calley is one of many who updated the community on their progress late Friday morning at Parchment High. Lt. Governor Brian Calley is one of many who updated the community on their progress late Friday morning at Parchment High.


  13. Parchment has a PFOS problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | WHTC

    The news conference on Parchment drew the State's Health Director, Nick Lyon, Congressman Fred Upton, a number of Parchment and County Officials, a State Representative and a State Senator. PARCHMENT -- Tests have revealed PFOS in the Parchment Municipal Water System.


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