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Oscoda residents say they want more specifics about the U.S. Air Force’s latest plan to clean up PFAS contamination seeping from a former Air Force base.

Last week, the Air Force announced it plans to award a $13.5 million contract next month for capturing more of the industrial chemicals that have been linked to serious health problems. The Air Force says the contract will expand the capture fields already in place at the former fire training area and the Central Treatment System located on the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base. 

‘The Air Force has heard the community’s concerns,’ said Stephen TerMaath, Chief of the Air Force’s Base Realignment and Closure Program Management Division. ‘We are eager to begin taking action at these specific locations.’

But Oscoda residents disagree…”