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There’s PFAS in Kalamazoo’s drinking water. The city needs $51M to address it.

May 14, 2024


KALAMAZOO, MI -- PFAS levels at a Kalamazoo drinking water pumping station on the city’s east side are above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new, enforceable maximum contamination levels.


A $51 million project from the city would bring it back into compliance and protect residents’ health. On Monday, May 20, the City Commission will decide if the city can pursue state funding for the project.

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