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  1. Parchment residents sue 3M, landfill owner for PFASRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | WOODTV.com

    A federal lawsuit blames two companies for high amounts of the likely carcinogen PFAS found in the drinking water system for Parchment and Cooper Township. Lawyers for Parchment residents David Dykehouse and Elizabeth Hamblin as well as Paw Paw resident Kristina Boskovich filed the lawsuit against Georgia-Pacific and 3M Thursday in the U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids.

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  2. Testing expected to lead to colorful Kalamazoo RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | WOODTV.com

    The city of Parchment says officials are analyzing water flow using dye tests. A Department of Public Works official says tests are part of routine tests to see if there are any leaks.

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  3. Non-detect levels of PFAS in Battle Creek waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    The city of Battle Creek says recent tests did not find high levels of PFAS in its system and that the water is safe to drink. The PFOA or PFOS level results for water tested from the Verona Pumping Station on July 25 were non-detect or not found at all in the city's drinking water, according to a city of Battle Creek news release.

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  4. US House committee hears tearful testimony about PFASRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    The PFAS crisis that spread to wells, faucets and coffee pots in places like Belmont and Parchment reached Congress Thursday, with calls for a stronger response from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The latest state reports show that nearly 1.6 million people in Michigan are drinking from public water supplies with at least traces of the likely carcinogen, according to a Target 8 analysis.

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  5. Kzoo Twp. police share photo of attempted robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    A Sept. 5, 2018 surveillance image of an attempted robbery suspect outside the Advia Credit Union in Parchment.

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  6. Parchment water advisory lifted; PFAS within EPA limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    The Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department announced most recent PFAS tests showed the city's water supply system within the Environmental Protection Agency's guidelines for drinking. State County and local health officials will hold a news conference at 12:45 p.m. to announce the next steps for the approximately 3,000 people on Parchment's water system, which include some residents of Cooper Township.

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  7. Solution near in Parchment a month after contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    Nearly a month after high PFAS levels forced 3,000 Parchment residents to stop using city water, a permanent solution is near. That's why on Monday, volunteers working with The Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 357 will start installing free kitchen sink filters at nearly 200 homes with wells - all east of the Kalamazoo River in Cooper Township.

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  8. PFAS testing expands in Richland TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    More wells in Kalamazoo County will be tested for PFAS, a likely carcinogen and emerging contaminant that has recently been found in West Michigan. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality announced Monday it will expand drinking well testing in Richland Township, northeast of Kalamazoo.

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  9. Parchment's hookup to Kalamazoo water OK'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    Crews work to build a new water main that will allow Parchment to pull water from Kalamazoo system, resolving a PFAS crisis.

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  10. Gov. Rick Snyder visits Parchment to address the PFAS crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    Gov. Rick Snyder visited Parchment Sunday afternoon to address the PFAS crisis that's forced thousands of residents into drinking bottled water. Gov. Rick Snyder toured the Parchment water system construction site where he met with crews working to find the cause of the problem.

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  11. Kalamazoo leaders to vote on Parchment water hookupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    Kalamazoo city leaders are expected to vote on a new agreement to provide clean water to the city of Parchment.

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  12. State of emergency declared over PFAS in ParchmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    PARCHMENT, Mich. - Kalamazoo County officials have declared a local state of emergency after PFAS, a likely carcinogen, was found in the city of Parchment water system.

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  13. Private wells also a concern in ParchmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    Residents who get their water from the city of Parchment know they have a problem, but they may not be alone. Those who live outside the city limits and get their water from wells could also be affected.

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  14. Kzoo Co. authorities: Watch out for bogus PFAS tests, filtersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    Scammers are already trying to take advantage of Parchment area residents told to stop drinking municipal water after state tests showed it contained extremely high levels of PFAS. Kalamazoo Township police say some of the 3,200 residents in the affected water area have reported two men in a maroon SUV, going door to door trying to sell bogus PFAS test kits and filters.

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  15. Bottled water available to residents after PFAS detectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    Kalamazoo County officials have started to hand out bottled water to residents after finding the likely carcinogen PFAS in the water supply at levels up to 20 times higher than federal safety standards. The Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department issued an advisory for Parchment residents to stop using the city water system immediately.

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  16. Deputies: Speed factor in deadly Kzoo Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | WOODTV.com

    It happened shortly after 12 a.m. in the 6000 block of N. Riverview Drive north of G Avenue in Cooper Township, near Parchment. Kalamazoo County sheriff's deputies say a northbound vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control, went off the road and struck some trees.

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