PFAS contamination found at Detroit-area plating company site leaking cancer causing chemicals

PFAS contamination found at Detroit-area plating company site leaking cancer causing chemicals

Source: https://www.wsws.org/, January 22, 2020
By: Kevin Reed

Michigan state environmental officials have revealed that tests near the site of a three-year toxic chemical leak at a Madison Heights industrial facility show PFAS contamination of surface water along with previously established hexavalent chromium contamination of the ground water.

The Detroit News reported on January 17 that the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) had tested the storm sewers and Bear Creek near the location of the shuttered Electro-Plating Services and found the presence of PFAS contamination. Read more.

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