Key Facts to Know About PFAS, from Toxicologist Dr. Janet Anderson Ph. D., DABT

We know there is concern about the possible health effects of some PFAS, and that there has been a lot of inaccurate information spread around, so we turned to Dr. Janet Anderson, a board-certified toxicologist and PFAS expert, to get the facts. Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a family of man-made compounds that have been … Continue reading “Key Facts to Know About PFAS, from Toxicologist Dr. Janet Anderson Ph. D., DABT”

An Open Letter to Erin Brockovich from Wolverine Worldwide

Wolverine Worldwide would like to welcome Erin Brockovich to our hometown. We know how deeply you care about environmental issues, especially when it comes to water quality, and how they impact health and quality of life. We know and respect your work in California as well as in many other places across the country and … Continue reading “An Open Letter to Erin Brockovich from Wolverine Worldwide”

Wolverine Highlights Community Response in Letter to the Editor

Last week the MLive/The Grand Rapids Press published an editorial critical of Wolverine Worldwide.  We felt compelled to set the record straight, and responded by submitting the letter that follows below.  MLive/The Grand Rapids Press published our letter online today, and plans to publish it in print this Sunday. To the Grand Rapids Press Editorial … Continue reading “Wolverine Highlights Community Response in Letter to the Editor”

How to Read a Well Report

We’ve received questions from area residents whose wells have been tested for per- and polyflouroalkyl substances (PFAS) by Rose & Westra/GZA, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), and other reputable lab services about how to interpret the results.  MDEQ offers a fact sheet on this topic (click here), and we have asked our experts … Continue reading “How to Read a Well Report”