PFAS

Town Hall Meeting on PFAS

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Tue, Aug 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Recent reporting has shown there is an expanding PFAS contamination crisis in Michigan and across the country. PFAS chemicals have been linked to liver disease, thyroid dysfunction, and several forms of cancer. These chemicals have continued to show up in drinking water and communities, especially near military facilities, commercial airports, and manufacturing sites. With over 192 sites contaminated, Michigan has the most contaminated sites in the United States.

Location: 
EMU Student Center
Address: 
900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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PFAS: Local, Regional, National Concerns

Date: 
Tue, Apr 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Dr. Richard Rediske, professor of water resources at GVSU is our featured speaker. Learn about the chemical and environmental properties of PFAS and why they are of concern in Michigan.

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Location: 
Loutit District Library
Address: 
407 Columbus Avenue Grand Haven, MI 49417

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Issue Talk - Ypsilanti

Date: 
Thu, Apr 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Challenges like PFAS contamination, climate change, and poor public transit and suddenly attracting lots of legislative action. Join us for an engaging talk to learn about what's going on at the State Capitol to address some of Michigan's most pressing environmental issues.

Presenters:

Alexis Blizman
Legislative & Policy Director, Ecology Center

Charlotte Jameson
Energy Policy & Legislative Affairs Director, Michigan Environmental Council

Location: 
Corner Brewery 720 Norris St Ypsilanti, MI 48198 United States

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Should We Worry About Our Water?

Date: 
Wed, Apr 10, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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We’ve heard a lot about PFAS in the news lately. What is it? Do we need to worry about water quality in the Huron Valley area? In April we’ll hear from an expert on the subject. Dr. Tammy J. Newcomb, Senior Water Policy Advisor for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Join us April 10 at 125 S. Main St. the SHAC* at 7 PM. This event is open to the public.

*Indivisible Huron Valley is not affiliated with the Milford Village Fine Arts Association, nor the Suzanne Haskew Arts Center (SHAC).

Location: 
125 S. Main St. Milford, MI The SHAC* (Susan Haskew Art Center)

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Green Screen Film Series: The Devil We Know

Date: 
Tue, Jan 29, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

‘The Devil We Know’ tells the story of residents of Parkersburg, West Virginia, who courageously rose up against the chemical industry. For years, they had noticed rampant health issues among their neighbors and witnessed the sudden death of livestock on their farms. Against all odds, they put the pieces of an environmental mystery together and discovered the toxic chemical PFOA / PFAS in the drinking water of tens of thousands of people.

Location: 
Congregational Church of Birmingham (UCC): 1000 Cranbrook Road, Bloomfield Hills MI 48304 US

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PFAS and the Health of the Huron River

Date: 
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Please join us for a free community-focused discussion on the emerging threat of PFAS to the Huron River. A panel of State, County, City and Huron River Watershed Council staff will present information followed by a time for audience questions and answers.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 7:00-9:00pm
Towsley Auditorium, Morris J Lawrence Building
Washtenaw Community College
4800 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Presented by the Huron River Watershed Council, the Washtenaw County Health Department, and the City of Ann Arbor.

Location: 
Towsley Auditorium
Address: 
4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

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PFAS Action Now Day

Date: 
Tue, Dec 4, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

City:

Join Michigan LCV on Tuesday, December 4 in Lansing (the House Democrats Press Room, House Office Building, 11th floor) to tell lawmakers that we demand PFAS action NOW.

We’ll be standing shoulder-to-shoulder with experts and residents who have been impacted by PFAS-contaminated drinking water and lobbying lawmakers to urge them to act.

Location: 
Anderson House Office Building
Address: 
124 North Capitol Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48933

Michigan Distilled - PFAS in Michigan - Plymouth

Date: 
Tue, Sep 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

City:

According to the latest testing data from the Department of Environmental Quality, more than 1.5 million Michigan residents have been drinking water contaminated with PFAS.

We invite you to join us at Liberty Street Brewing Company in Plymouth to hear about these emerging contaminants of concern. Michigan Environmental Council Policy Director James Clift and Huron River Watershed Council Executive Director Laura Rubin will share what we know, answer your questions, and discuss what Michigan should do next to address this issue.

Location: 
Liberty Street Brewing Co
Address: 
149 W Liberty St, Plymouth, Michigan 48170

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