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Lyle Rawlings, technical supervisor of Trident Labs Inc. Lyle Rawlings, technical supervisor of Trident Labs Inc. PHOTO: Katy Batdorff

DEEP DIVE: PFAS — Reacting to changes

BY MiBiz Staff Sunday, April 14, 2019 08:10pm

As PFAS emerged unexpectedly as the latest contamination scare, West Michigan-based companies are stepping up with new services aimed at addressing the problem and helping residents, businesses and regulators find answers.

THIS ISSUE:

West Michigan businesses adapt to serve new needs in the era of PFAS
Real estate transactions need to address PFAS during due diligence
Q&A: Dan Parmeter, Partner, Mika Meyers PLC

THE DEEP DIVE: Business impact of PFAS

Michigan’s handling of past chemical contamination incidents offers perspective on what it’s going to take to clean up the state’s PFAS problems. Expect it to take decades, billions of dollars and some awkward dances of cooperation.

Reporting on PFAS to date has focused mostly on environmental concerns and pointing blame at the companies and organizations that have discharged the emerging contaminant into water supplies. MiBiz's three-part series went beyond the heated rhetoric to offer a dose of reality about how to handle the complex challenges stemming from the equally complex chemical. 

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