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“MARINETTE, Wis. — In an Exclusive Spectrum News/Siena College Poll, a third of likely Wisconsin voters polled say they consider PFAS to be either somewhat or very serious.
Two-thirds say PFAS is not very serious, not at all serious, they didn’t know or they refused to answer.
But for one man in Marinette, the battle against the forever chemicals known as PFAS is never-ending.
Doug Oitzinger lives in Marinette near the Bay of Green Bay. He said PFAS contamination has affected too many people in his area.
‘It’s tragic that we find ourselves with this contamination problem,’ Oitzinger said. ‘We’re one of the most beautiful and valuable natural resources we have in the state.’
Oitzinger is the former mayor of Marinette and currently serves as a council member. He said it’s been a battle getting governmental bodies to do something about the contamination and hold those responsible accountable.” …