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Whitmer orders Michigan to set PFAS standards, setting up clash with GOP

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has kickstarted efforts to set a statewide standard for PFAS, hazardous chemicals that are increasingly befouling Michigan waters.

Gov. Snyder signs Michigan lame-duck bills opposed by environmentalists

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New legislation may impact Michigan's response to PFAS contamination. 

Minnesota has fought PFAS for years. Here’s how its plan can help Michigan

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FLINT — Gov. Rick Snyder says Michigan is the nation’s…

Infographic: Household Wells in the United States

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Thirteen percent of Americans, some 42 million people, use a household well for their water supply.

In Senate PFAS Hearing, Government Officials Say Regulatory Response Will Take Years

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Officials from multiple federal agencies testified at a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing.

Michigan's Groundwater Emergency

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Groundwater in Michigan is “compromised and deteriorated.”

Groundwater: The Sixth Great Lake

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Despite its abundance, is groundwater a second-class citizen?

Michigan PFAS by the numbers: How much is unsafe?

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Confusion runs rampant about PFAS dangers. The federal government and states can’t agree on how much is unsafe for states. Here’s a primer on what’s known so far.

Remembering Michigan’s PBB Crisis

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Contamination of the food-supply chain in Michigan in the 1970s was one of the worst mass poisonings in U.S. history. The events still resonate today.

Drip by Drip, Septic Systems Foul Michigan Waters

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The state relies on backyard sewage treatment more than most.