Michigan PFAS Task Force Updates List of Sites with Confirmed PFOA and PFOS Detections

The Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) recently updated its list of sites where the MDEQ has confirmed detections of PFOA and PFOS in groundwater. The list now includes the following Michigan sites:

Adams Plating (Lansing)

Alpena Combat Readiness Center (Alpena)

Alpena Hide and Leather Company (Alpena)

Belmont House Street (Rockford)

Camp Grayling (Grayling)

Carl’s Retreading (Grawn)

Central Sanitary Landfill (Pierson)

Colbath Road (Oscoda)

Coldwater Road Landfill (Flint)

Crown Vantage Property (Parchment)

Escanaba Defense File Supply Point (Escanaba)

Grayling Area PFAS (Grayling)

Helmer-Dickman Road Area (Battle Creek)

K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base (Gwinn)

Lacks Industries (Cascade)

Lapeer Plating & Plastics (Lapeer)

Loud Drive (Oscoda)

M-60 Tanker Spill (Howard Township)

Manistee Plating (Manistee)

McDonald Store Fire (Oscoda)

North 34th Street (Richland)

Oscoda Area Schools (Oscoda)

RACER Buick City (Flint)

RACER Lansing Plant 3 (Lansing)

Richfield Landfill (Davison)

Rockford Tannery (Rockford)

Roosevelt Refinery (Mt. Pleasant)

State Disposal Superfund Site (Plainfield Township)

Van Etten Lake (Oscoda)

Wash King Laundry (Baldwin)

Whispering Pines MHC (Oscoda)

Wurtsmith Air Force Base (Oscoda)

MPART is a multi-agency team representing heath, environment and other branches of state government to investigate sources and locations of PFAS contamination in the state, to take action to protect people's drinking water, and to keep the public informed about this emerging contaminant.

Merit is Michigan’s PFAS environmental laboratory, analyzing soil, wastewater, groundwater, drinking water, and other sample matrices at our laboratory in East Lansing, Michigan. Merit is certified for the analysis of PFAS by ISO/IEC 17025. Analytical method certification for PFAS includes drinking water by EPA 537 rev. 1.1 and wastewater | groundwater | surface water by ASTM D7979 with Isotopic Dilution. Please contact Merit Laboratories for assistance on your PFAS testing needs.