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MDHHS Warns: Huron River and Several Lakes Have PFAS Contamination

July 2nd 2020

PFAS do not move easily through the skin, but to best protect your health, MDHHS recommends everyone avoid Huron River foam and if you get it on you rinse it off as soon as possible.

Testing Shows Contamination in Madison Heights Not Impacting…

January 24th 2020

Officials with the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tested groundwater from south of E. 10 Mile Road in Hazel Park…

Sylvan Lake Fuel Spill Cleanup Complete. WRC Says Source Undetermined

September 5th 2018

Sylvan Lake Fuel Spill Cleanup Complete. WRC Says Source Undetermined (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2018) Sylvan Lake, MI- Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash announced that the cleanup of spilled fuel in Sylvan Lake has been completed, and that the source has not been determined. According to the press release, “The Oakland County Water Resources […]

Gas Station Believed to be Source of Fuel Spill in Sylvan Lake

September 3rd 2018

Gas Station Believed to be Source of Fuel Spill in Sylvan Lake (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Sept. 3, 2018) Sylvan Lake, MI- Deputies assigned to the Oakland County Marine Unit responded to Sylvan Lake on the report of a large amount of fuel that had covered portions of the lake’s surface.  Residents living on Sylvan […]

Brandon School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

Brandon School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Brandon Township, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families […]

Hazel Park School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

Hazel Park School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their […]

Troy School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

Troy School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Troy, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families use […]

How to Donate Water to Flint

January 10th 2016

How to Donate Water to Flint (Compiled, Jan. 10, 2016) Flint, MI – Residents of Flint are suffering from a lack of water due to contamination. Much has been written about the causes of the dangerous, lead-contaminated water, the question on many people’s minds is how to help. The Rachael Maddow Show compiled a list […]

Ferndale Fire Dept. Says Do 1 Thing

February 8th 2011

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