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MSU Extension and other statewide partners are providing communities important information and responses regarding PFAS -- a class of chemicals found in fire retardants, non-stock cookware and in some manufacturing facilities.
January 18, 2022 12:00PM – 1:30PM Webinar
Join us for this first webinar in our speaker series focusing on the historical, political, and scientific challenges of PFAS through a One Health lens.
March 15, 2022 12:00PM – 1:30PM Webinar
Join us to explore the animal-environment nexus of PFAS in the final webinar in our speaker series.
February 15, 2022 12:00PM – 1:30PM Webinar
In part 2 of our speaker series, we will explore the human-environment nexus of PFAS.
Detection of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in U.S. Drinking Water Linked to Industrial Sites, Military Fire Training Areas, and Wastewater Treatment Plants
Published on August 9, 2016
This article presents a spatial analysis of 2013–2015 national drinking water PFAS concentrations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (US EPA) third Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR3) program.
Published on November 13, 2019
This webinar features the latest research on PFAS including impacts on reproductive and child health, the biological effects of exposure on fish and wildlife populations and more.
Published on January 17, 2019
Independent product testing provides household solution for PFAS removal
MSU-led team receives nearly $2 million EPA grant to explore biosolid treatments, effects of chemical pollutants such as PFAS
Published on September 14, 2021
The group will investigate the impact of current biosolid treatment methods used by wastewater treatment facilities on a variety of pollutants in soil, water and plants.
Published on November 5, 2021
Dr. Jones' research expands across topics including how exposures to toxic chemicals can change the composition of the gut microbial community and how mixtures of PFAS may harm the health of humans and wildlife.
Published on April 9, 2021
Angela Yuan switched majors to environmental studies and sustainability to better connect with her passion for conservation and water resources protection.
Published on July 1, 2021
Dr. Rebecca Jordan research examines citizen science as an environmental and PFAS management tool.
Published on January 5, 2022
Dr. Li contributes to research on PFAS fate and mitigation in soil-water-plant systems. His research focuses on PFAS sorption by soil, plant uptake, bioavailability in the environmental media, and remediation.
Published on December 6, 2018
“Submit a Question” button to aid residents in finding pertinent information about PFAS.
Published on April 5, 2018
Contamination sites from chemicals found in common household products and used in several industries have been identified in several places throughout Michigan.
Published on June 2, 2021
Dr. Mark Axelrod's research focuses on environmental governance and law, including exploration of how policy makers respond to scientific uncertainty.
Published on February 1, 2020
Michigan has the most contamination sites in the nation, and scientists are working to learn more about the little-known contaminants.
Published on February 12, 2021
Studying the effects of contaminants on fish populations
Published on August 2, 2021
Dr. Suzanne Witt of Fraunhofer Center Midwest primarily focuses her research on PFAS destruction using electrochemical oxidation.
Published on December 5, 2018
Attendees learned how a broad category of chemicals known as PFAS might impact human health and heard examples of state and local government response.
Response to Executive Directive 2021-8: Reducing State Purchases of Products Containing Intentionally Added PFAS
Published on October 27, 2021
The MSU Center for PFAS Research responds to Governor Gretchen Whitmer's executive directive 2021-8.
Published on May 20, 2020
The Center for PFAS Research brings together faculty from across Michigan State University to study the health and environmental issues around PFAS chemicals.