A three-month-long investigation into PFAS contamination in Robinson Township has revealed significantly higher concentrations in the groundwater than initially detected in drinking water testing at Robinson Elementary School and the nearby township fire department.
It has been nearly six months since Robinson Township residents learned well water at the local elementary school and several properties is contaminated with PFAS.
More than 60 drinking water systems in Michigan sampled last year had measurable levels of a class of long-lasting and highly toxic chemicals linked to cancer and a variety of other illnesses, state officials said Monday.
ROBINSON TWP. — If you dig a 5-foot hole in Robinson Township, you’ll hit water.
The Environmental Protection Agency says it is moving forward with a response to a class of long-lasting chemical contaminants amid criticism from members of Congress and environmentalists that the agency has not moved aggressively enough to regulate them.
Officials reveal plans for PFAS investigation in Robinson Township at town hall meeting on Friday.
The town hall meeting at the Ottawa County Fillmore Complex in West Olive at 5 p.m. Friday will bring together officials from the Ottawa County Department of Public Health, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Grand Haven school district and Robinson Township.
A town hall meeting on Feb. 8 will give people the opportunity to ask officials about PFAS contamination in Robinson Township.
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is attempting to rule out potential sources of PFAS in Robinson Township.
Four potential sources are on the table as the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality begins to search for the source of PFAS contamination in Robinson Township.
What happens if you’re trying to sell a home hooked up to water contaminated with PFAS?
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s latest round of PFAS testing in Robinson Township has turned up 20 more wells with traces of the hazardous substances.
The day after Christmas, residents in Robinson Township began receiving phone calls from Lansing informing them their water is contaminated with PFAS.
Wolverine Worldwide has filed a lawsuit in federal court against Scotchgard-maker 3M for potential damages caused to some Kent County residents whose drinking water was polluted with toxic chemicals.
Removing the chemicals from water sources can be done several ways, but there is no perfect solution to the problem.