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1st Friday Focus On The Environment: PFA's And A Growing Threat To Michigan's Waters

Apr 6, 2018

Tony Spaniola, Attorney, Citizen Activist and Advocate

PFA's are being found in more and more Michigan waterways and the threat to the environment and public health is real.  In this month's "1st Friday Focus on the Environment," you'll hear from attorney, activist and advocate Tony Spaniola about the the existing problems and growing likelihood of worse repercussions without quick and decisive action from the state. 


Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters

Lisa Wozniak serves alongside David Fair as co-host of 89.1 WEMU's 1st Friday Focus on the Environment.  On the 1st Friday of each month, Lisa joins David and they welcome expert guests to discuss the vital environmental topics of the day. 

RESOURCES: 

State Files Legal Action to Solidify PFAS Remediation Plans with Wolverine

Wurtsmith toxic chemical plumes expand south of Au Sable River

200 homes in testing 'buffer zone' around Wolverine sludge dumpToxic chemical foam plume found at National Guard base in Alpena

Testing your water for Wolverine chemicals like PFAS no simple task

Michigan bill proposes nation's lowest PFAS limit in drinking water

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