Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Residential PFAS testing conducted

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Residential testing of private wells for the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the area of the Gogebic-Iron County Airport in Ironwood Township was held early last week, according to officials involved in the testing.

The testing involved contractors with the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), with assistance of the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department. The two are working as partners with the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART).

There were 25 residential wate...

 
 
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