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If you have just started hearing about PFAS and aren't sure where to begin, this is the page for you. Find out what PFAS are, how they're in our environment, and what you can do to protect yourself and your community.
EGLE Classroom: Introduction to PFAS
PFAS and you
Research is still on-going to fully understand the effects that PFAS might have on health.
Learn about groundwater flow and how a plume spreads
Watch the video to learn why some communities are affected differently by PFAS contamination, and why your results can differ even from your next door neighbor.
Introduction to PFAS 101: community awareness information
This handout provides a mixture of content found on the MPART website as well as additional links to organizations, nonprofits, academic institutions, and other PFAS resources.
This handout was created by the Citizens Advisory Workgroup for informational purposes only. The Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) is not responsible for its content, does not endorse the content of this document, and does not attest to the accuracy of any information linked to from this document.
Still have questions?
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Ready to take action?
There are many ways you can take action to protect yourself and your community from PFAS. Even small changes can make a big impact to how you're exposed.