Environment

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Where do you get a blood test for PFASes? Is the federal limit for drinking water safe, if several states have set their limits lower? Is red tape keeping the Department of Defense from cleaning up the chemicals at military bases?

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(MPRN) A controversial pipeline that carries crude oil and natural gas liquids under the Straits of Mackinac is on its way toward being decommissioned. Sort of. On Tuesday, Governor Rick Snyder’s administration announced an agreement with Enbridge, the owners of the decades old Line 5 pipeline. 

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Al Tyler is not usually a night owl, but he became one for a few weeks in 2016. Tyler is the head of facilities management at the Kalamazoo Public Schools. KPS wanted to test its buildings’ water sources for lead contamination.


DEQ Testing Wells In Otsego

Aug 9, 2018
Greyson Steele / WMUK

Environmental officials held an open house Wednesday evening to respond to health concerns within the Otsego community. 

Bottled water is distributed in Parchment due to high levels of PFAS - file photo
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The Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters says state lawmakers should try to get to the bottom of why a report showing the dangers of PFASes wasn’t released to the public for nearly six years.


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