Michigan PFAS Action Response Team to update Grand Haven residents on JB Sims PFAS investigation

Date:  July 23, 2021  
Time: All Day Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
July 23, 2021
EGLE Media Office, EGLE-Assist@Michigan.gov, 517-284-9278

The Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) will update residents near JB Sims Generating Station on its investigation of PFAS contamination at the Generating Station on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

MPART representatives from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) along with the Ottawa County Department of Public Health will host the virtual community meeting on July 28, 2021 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm.

The meeting is planned as an online event, rather than an in-person meeting.

To register for and participate in the online meeting, visit the registration website https://bit.ly/36KLmW0. Pre-registration and providing a name is not required to attend the meeting. Those interested in participating can go to the registration website at the start of the meeting (6:00 pm) 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.

Within a few days of the meeting, a page for the JB Sims Generation Station will be made available within Michigan.gov/PFASResponse. The page will include the meeting materials and a recording of the meeting.

For questions about the JB Sims Generating Station investigation, contact Kent Walters, EGLE, at waltersk7@michigan.gov or call him at 616-278-4350. For questions related to PFAS and health, contact Lisa Fischer, MDHHS at FischerL@michigan.gov or call her at 517-331-2523 or 800-648-6942.

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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