State PFAS agency seeks more funding

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WASHINGTON (WOOD) — The state agency working to find the likely carcinogen PFAS in drinking water sources and get rid of it is about to run out of money — but it's working to appropriate more.

Late last year, the state set aside $23 million for PFAS elimination initiatives. The woman in charge of the Michigan PFAS Action Team said it will likely be gone by the end of 2018.  

"We've certainly used the $23 million very effectively for investigation and mitigation, earning protecting drinking water,” MPART director Carole Isaacs told Target 8 outside of a U.S. House committee hearing in Washington Thursday.


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