Michigan PFAS Action Response Team provides updates on former Falk Road landfill PFAS investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 03, 2021
EGLE Media Office, EGLE-Assist@Michigan.gov, 517-284-9278 

The Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) will provide an update on the investigation into the former Falk Road landfill in Oakland County on Monday, May 10, 2021.

Representatives from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) will host the virtual community meeting at 6 p.m.

The meeting is planned as an online event, rather than an in-person meeting, to comply with current state measures designed to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

To register for and participate online meeting, visit the registration website. Pre-registration and providing a name is not required to attend the meeting. Those interested in participating can also go to the registration website to join.

Individuals without internet access can listen to the meeting by calling 636-651-3142 and entering the conference code 374288#.

After the presentations, there will be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions.

The meeting will be recorded and posted along with materials within a few days and can be viewed on the website Michigan.gov/PFASSites, Former Falk Rd. Landfill page.

For questions about the investigation or for a copy of the presentation materials, contact Kim Ethridge, EGLE, at EthridgeK@Michigan.gov or call her at 586-324-0183. For questions related to PFAS and health, contact Rosa Jaiman, MDHHS at JaimanR@Michigan.gov or call her at 517-331-1049 or 800-648-6942.

Individuals needing language assistance or accommodations for effective participation at the meeting should contact Kim Ethridge at least 7 days prior to the meeting to request language, mobility, visual, hearing, translation, or other assistance.

EGLE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, color, marital status, disability, political beliefs, height, weight, genetic information, or sexual orientation in the administration of any of its programs or activities and prohibits intimidation and retaliation, as required by applicable laws and regulations.

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