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Air Force Disputes Michigan Violation Notice For PFAS At Wurtsmith Base

February 07, 2019
The Air Force is disputing Michigan's allegation the military violated a state water quality standard for a perfluorinated compound at a former military base, in part contending the state lacks jurisdiction because the substance at issue is not a “hazardous substance” under the federal Superfund law. The dispute is the latest in a string of objections from the Air Force to state efforts to enforce per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) groundwater and surface water requirements but could be tempered if...

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