PFAS found near former Cascade Twp. manufacturing plant

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Test have found PFAS in the groundwater near a former manufacturing site in Kent County.

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality took a sample from the purge well formerly used by Lacks Industries Cascade site, a former metal-plating manufacturer in Cascade Township. Four groundwater samples were also taken from the area, and tests determined the water contained over 70 parts per trillion of PFAS.

>>MAP: Cascade Township PFAS Investigation area 

The site was used as a metal-plating manufacturer from 1963-1984, and then was used to produce or assemble plastic parts until 1997.



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