|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 22 Jun 2020 08:04:00 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: Clark's Marsh at former Wurtsmith Air Force Base (MI)|
Air Force to take more action at PFAS-tainted marsh, but locals skeptical By Keith Matheny Detroit Free Press (MI) June 21, 2020 Clark's Marsh, a natural area near the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda so tainted with potentially harmful nonstick chemicals that almost every living creature tested there shows excessive levels of them, will get more attention from the U.S. Air Force. But area residents, frustrated by years of inaction and slow results as Wurtsmith's legacy pollution has spread to affect the surrounding community, aren't celebrating yet. "The Air Force has heard the community's concerns," Stephen TerMaath, chief of the Air Force program responsible for environmental cleanups at its former bases, said in a release June 12. … For the entire article, see https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2020/06/21/air-force-pfas-contaminated-clarks-marsh-oscoda-wurtsmith/3214554001/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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