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“EMMET COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — Michigan’s PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) as well as health officials held a virtual meeting Wednesday night to update the residents of Pellston on the PFAS issue.

Since February, 161 residential and business wells have been sampled for PFAS contamination.

14 of the wells have been found with PFAS contamination above the 70 parts per trillion that is allowed by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Those well were all south of the Pellston Regional Airport.

MPART said they plan to extend the sampling area to include Lake Kathleen and areas near the Maple River.

The use of monitoring wells will also be part of the next step…”