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  1. Hearing On PFAS Contamination Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Governor Rick Snyder is applauding an announcement this week that the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Environment has scheduled a hearing on PFAS contamination in water systems. The subcommittee will learn about the situation in Parchment this summer, hearing from the head of the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team.

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  2. PFAS Hearings Soon In CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Hearings inspired by the PFAS contamination in the water system of Parchment could be held soon in Congress. The Kalamazoo County community was unable to use its local water for weeks when the chemical PFAs was found in dangerously-high levels.

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  3. Latest PFAS UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    As a drinking water advisory is lifted for the community of Parchment in Kalamazoo County, health officials say the job of keeping residents safe is not over. In June, groundwater wells were contaminated with chemicals known as PFAS.

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  4. Update On Michigan Water TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    From the Associated Press - Michigan officials say they're halfway finished with collecting samples for a statewide study of toxic chemicals that have been detected in 33 states' drinking water. The Department of Environmental Quality has sampled 892 of Michigan's 1,841 public water systems and schools with their own wells.

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  5. Upton Praises PFAS ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The local response to the PFAS contamination in Parchment and Cooper Township in Kalamazoo County is getting high marks from Congressman Fred Upton. He tells WSJM News when the harmful chemical was detected at high levels in the water there, the locals acted quickly to solve several problems.

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  6. Parchment To Receive Kalamazoo WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    An agreement has been finalized so residents of the city of Parchment and Cooper Township who are dealing with chemical contamination in their water will get clean water. The Kalamazoo City Commission and the Parchment City Commission approved an agreement Monday for Kalamazoo to provide a year's worth of water to Parchment's water system, which also serves parts of Cooper Township.

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  7. Lawmaker Seeks Chemical BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Michigan's latest water crisis is coming from a chemical used in manufacturing, fire suppression foam, and other uses. PFAS has turned up in wells north of Grand Rapids, near Kellogg Airport in Battle Creek, and most recently, rendered the city of Parchment's water system unusable in Kalamazoo County.

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  8. Upton On PFAS ContaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Congressman Fred Upton is hoping to hold hearings on the PFAS contamination found in the water system serving Parchment and Cooper Township in Kalamazoo County. He tells WSJM News making sure such a problem doesn't happen again - or happen elsewhere - will depend on figuring out how the situation occurred.

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  9. Tests: Chemicals In Well Above StandardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    From the Associated Press - Tests of a groundwater well in southwestern Michigan show chemical contamination levels far above federal guidelines. MLive reports Tuesday that levels of perfluorooctanesulfonic acid of more than 900 parts per trillion and perfluorooctanoic acid over 800 parts per trillion were found in the Parchment-area well.

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  10. Health Department: PFAS Not An Issue In Berrien CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    With the state of emergency declared this past weekend in Kalamazoo County for PFAS in the drinking water in the city of Parchment and Cooper Township along with the discovery of the chemicals in northern Kent County, the Battle Creek area, and near Selfridge Air National Guard Base in suburban Detroit, is it a problem here? We put that question to Gillian Conrad of the Berrien County Health Department. "We have no known sites or sources of PFAS identified in Berrien County, that is subject to change, of course," Conrad says, adding testing by the Department of Environmental Quality is underway throughout the state.

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  11. Lawmaker Calls For PFAS BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Michigan's new water crisis is coming from a chemical used in manufacturing, fire suppression foam and other uses. PFAS has turned up in wells north of Grand Rapids, near Kellogg Airport in Battle Creek, and has now rendered the city of Parchment's water system unusable in Kalamazoo County.

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  12. Lt. Gov. Declares Emergency In Kalamazoo County For WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Residents of the city of Parchment and Cooper Township in Kalamazoo County are not being allowed to drink or use the tap water due to the discovery of PFAS contamination in Parchment's water. Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley declared a state of emergency for the county on Sunday, authorizing the coordination of state efforts by the Michigan State Police Emergency Management Homeland Security Division.

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  13. Bottled Water Handed Out In ParchmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Bottled water was handed out Friday in the city of Parchment and Cooper Township in Kalamazoo County following contamination of the water supply by the chemical PFAS. Parchment Mayor Robert Britigan spoke with Michigan News Network about the situation.

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  14. PFAS Renders Drinking Water Unusable In Parts Of Kalamazoo CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Don't try to boil it or filter it. Health officials in Kalamazoo County are telling residents of the city of Parchment and Cooper Township to not drink the water.

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