PFAS + Jackson County

PFAS + Jackson County

As a Jackson County resident, you and the 158,174 people living in your community need to stay informed about the threat posed by toxic PFAS contamination.

A quick look at the numbers in Jackson County:

  • There are 2 sites contaminated with toxic PFAS.
  • 16% of residents are over the age of 65, and their health can be aggravated by PFAS contamination.
  • 5.4% are children, who are especially vulnerable to PFAS.

To combat the harmful effects of PFAS, we must:

  • Raise funds to clean up the Michner Plating, and Liberty Environmentalists Landfill.
  • Raise awareness of PFAS contamination in Jackson County waterways, and conduct local events to educate boaters and swimmers of the risks associated with PFAS.
  • Recruit volunteers in key communities such as Spring Arbor and Grass Lake to get the word out about this risk to our community.
  • Raise funds to continue testing important water sources like Horseshoe Lake.
  • Raise awareness of potential PFAS contamination in Jackson County waterways.

Join the Great Lakes PFAS Action Network and share your story.

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