|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 26 Feb 2018 23:35:12 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: Michigan regulator "outlines milestones" at Wurtsmith Air Force Base|
Delaney outlines milestones in ongoing Oscoda water contamination issue by Jenny Haglund Iosco County News-Herald (MI) February 20, 2018 OSCODA – The first Wurtsmith Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting of the new year was held at Robert J. Parks Library on Feb. 13 and featured several updates on the contamination issue in Oscoda Township. The 17-member board and those in the audience first heard from RAB member Robert Delaney, of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), who summarized some of the milestones which have transpired since the last RAB meeting in November. He explained that on the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base (WAFB) – from which the contamination originated – there are three pump-and-treat systems in place. The Arrow Street and benzene plants have been discharging treated water into Van Etten Creek, but Delaney noted that these facilities do not treat for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which is the main chemical of concern related to WAFB. … For the entire article, see http://www.iosconews.com/article_4c3e9a0e-166d-11e8-8d8b-779d6cd13330.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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