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Keeping Flint at the Forefront of Our Consciousness

Posted on September 13, 2018 by

Nearly three weeks ago, I like millions all over the world, watched as some of the world’s biggest stars paid tribute to Aretha Franklin during her televised funeral service. One dignitary after another gave their fondest memories of Aretha, some of which included their final conversations with her. One of those speakers included retired Michigan […]

Press Release: Testing Finds Public Drinking Water Supplies Contain Harmful Chemicals called PFAS

Posted on September 12, 2018 by

Contact:  Jill Ryan or Stephanie Altrock Phone: 231-348-8200 Email: jill@freshwaterfuture.org or stephanie@freshwaterfuture.org Website: www.freshwaterfuture.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Testing Finds Public Drinking Water Supplies Contain Harmful Chemicals called PFAS September 11, 2018 Michigan – Perfluroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl substances, better known as PFAS, have collectively emerged as one the biggest environmental threats facing the Great Lakes region. […]

Press Release: Some in Oakland County have Drinking Water that Contains Harmful Chemicals called PFAS, But They May Not Know It

Posted on September 10, 2018 by

Contact:  Jill Ryan or Stephanie Altrock Phone: 231-348-8200 Email: jill@freshwaterfuture.org or stephanie@freshwaterfuture.org Website: www.freshwaterfuture.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Some in Oakland County have Drinking Water that Contains Harmful Chemicals called PFAS, But They May Not Know It September 10, 2018 Oakland County, MI – Perfluroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl substances, better known as PFAS, have collectively emerged as […]

Press Release: Some in Allegan County have Drinking Water that Contains Harmful Chemicals called PFAS, But They May Not Know It

Posted on September 5, 2018 by

Contact:  Jill Ryan or Stephanie Altrock Phone: 231-348-8200 Email: jill@freshwaterfuture.org or stephanie@freshwaterfuture.org Website: www.freshwaterfuture.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Some in Allegan County have Drinking Water that Contains Harmful Chemicals called PFAS, But They May Not Know It September 5, 2018 Allegan County, MI – Perfluroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl substances, better known as PFAS, have collectively emerged as […]

Press Release: Some in Kent County have Drinking Water that Contains Harmful Chemicals Called PFAS, But May Not Know It

Posted on September 5, 2018 by

Contact:  Jill Ryan or Stephanie Altrock Phone: 231-348-8200 Email: jill@freshwaterfuture.org or stephanie@freshwaterfuture.org Website: www.freshwaterfuture.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Some in Kent County have Drinking Water that Contains Harmful Chemicals called PFAS, But They May Not Know It September 5, 2018 Kent County, MI – Perfluroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl substances, better known as PFAS, have collectively emerged as […]

Press Release: Some in Muskegon County have Drinking Water that Contains Harmful Chemicals Called PFAS, But May Not Know It

Posted on August 31, 2018 by

Contact:  Jill Ryan or Stephanie Altrock Phone: 231-348-8200 Email: jill@freshwaterfuture.org or stephanie@freshwaterfuture.org Website: www.freshwaterfuture.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Some in Muskegon County have Drinking Water that Contains Harmful Chemicals called PFAS, But They May Not Know It August 28, 2018 Muskegon, MI – Perfluroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl substances, better known as PFAS, have collectively emerged as one […]

Press Event to Celebrate Successful Launch of Flint Youth Water Education and Testing Program for Residents

Posted on July 20, 2018 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2018 Press Event to Celebrate Successful Launch of Flint Youth Water Education and Testing Program for Residents Contact: Latia Leonard Phone: (313) 378-4122 Email: latia@freshwaterfuture.org Flint, Michigan, July 20, 2018 – In partnership with the Flint Development Center, Genesee Country Hispanic Latino Collaborative, Flint Neighborhoods United, and the University of […]

Freshwater Weekly — June 29th, 2018

Posted on June 29, 2018 by

This week: Coastal Flooding Study + PFAS Report + Ontario Walking Back Climate Commitment + Trump Order May Affect Great Lakes Ocean Policy Reversal by President Trump May Affect Great Lakes An executive order, signed June 19th, declares a new national policy to “ensure that Federal regulations and management decisions do not prevent productive and […]

Freshwater Weekly — June 22nd, 2018

Posted on June 22, 2018 by

This week: Michigan Ballast Water Bill + 2019 GLRI Funding in Senate Bill + Michigan Approves New Lead Rules + Foxconn Legal Challenge Moves Forward Michigan Residents: Tell Governor Snyder to VETO H.B. 5095 and Save Invasive Species Protections Michigan House Bill 5095 eliminates the state’s strict ballast water standards that protect Great Lakes waterways […]

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