NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI-- Health officials continue to test private drinking water wells near the former Marquette County Airport in Negaunee Township for harmful PFAS chemicals.
The toxic chemicals are in firefighting foam used at airports.
Patrick Jacuzzo is Director of Environmental Health the Marquette County Health Department.
“There’s some training requirement and testing of equipment that’s involved with that kind of stuff, so there’s a potential that there was some environmental release but it’s not a known fact. There’s no documented release.”