The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office says that around 4:51pm Tuesday, the work truck had been heading Westbound in the 25,000 block of W. Michigan Ave. in Sheridan Township when it lost control and rolled onto the edge of the railroad tracks.
At the meeting, environmental and health officials said that further testing was being conducted on residential water wells near the base, after two homes north of the base were found to have PFAS levels above the EPA health advisory level.
The City of Parchment, and Cooper Township is advising any resident on the City of Parchment’s water supply system to IMMEDIATELY stop using their water for drinking after high amounts of the chemical PFAS have been found in the water supply of City of Parchment.
A public meeting will be held on July 30th following the Michigan DEQ identifying unsafe levels of perfluorinated chemicals in two private drinking wells near the Air National Guard base in Battle Creek.
The ANG Base has had firefighting foam used on the property in the past, and concerns have been raised recently about the per and poly-fleuroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, that were contained in that foam. The testing is set to begin April 16, and is being carried out to determine if there’…
The City of Albion says on their website Wednesday that an “unanticipated discharge of wastewater” has resulted, leading to partially treated wastewater "in its final stages of clarification" finding its way into the Kalamazoo River watershed.