Emma Selmon wrote a story for the January 14, 2021 edition of The Gratiot County Herald about the new PBB Website established by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Service (MDHHS). Below is a link to the story.
A team of biochemistry students has won a gold prize for their work on assessing and remediating contaminated soils at the Velsicol site in St. Louis. Here is a story from the Morning Sun from Jan 11, 2021 describing their work and award.
Bellow is a link to a news story from January 3, 2021 describing the new PBB Website launched by the state health department. Especially if you are concerned with the exposure of you or family members, you may want to read the story below from the (Alma) Morning Sun and then check out the state PBB website. Michigan Department of Heath and Human Services launches new PBB website | News | themorningsun.com
Here is a link to the state DHHS website: MDHHS – PBB (michigan.gov)
In a widely reported story today, a partnership between Inside Climate News, a nonprofit, independent news outlet that covers climate, energy and the environment, and The Texas Observer, a nonprofit investigative news outlet reported on the combined threat of climate change and Superfund sites. The Velsicol site in St. Louis was one of the sites singled out for concern, especially because of flooding possibilities. For more on this go to: Biden will inherit hundreds of toxic waste Superfund sites, with climate threats looming (nbcnews.com)