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- 6:30 pm Sept 12th Skyline High School
- Follow-on to June 6th meeting which postponed the EPA question (see below)
View the meeting video of public comments before the assembled officials went into closed session.
Update: All people commenting favored the EPA option, but once again, after going into closed session with their lawyers, the elected officials gave them yet another 3 months to try negotiate a settlement approaching what the EPA would require.
Add your support for the EPA option here.


with elected officials from Washtenaw County, the City of Ann Arbor, Scio Township, and Ann Arbor Charter Township to decide on whether to collectively ask the Governor to support making the Gelman Sciences, Inc. (Gelman) Site into a Federal United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) - Superfund Site...
You can view the meeting video and add your support for the EPA option here.
Update: All but one of the people commenting favored the EPA option. Sole dissenter was the buyer of the original Gelman parcel. But after going into closed session with their lawyers, the elected officials gave them another 3 months to try negotiate a settlement approaching what the EPA would require.

We're learning interesting tidbits from Gelman Science's early days from its former employees, like how the company passed out car wash coupons when the wind changed direction and blew the dioxane-laden sprinkler water over its parking lot. Click here if you have a personal story like that to share (confidentially).


RELATED SITES

Learn how to test your Well Water (scroll down)

Frequently Asked Questions about Dioxane/Testing

Washtenaw County Public Health Factsheet on 1,4-Dioxane

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 Water on earth Infographic

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 Think Globally

 

Pall/Gelman 1,4-dioxane contamination site

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 Act Locally

04/28/2019 Ann Arbor Earth Day


Upcoming Events

Second Joint County/City/Townships Working Session - to Discuss Gelman Dioxane Plume & EPA Option  6:30-??:?? Sept 12th Skyline High School (see details above)



(Not including recent, unreported shallow dioxane sampling by Gelman.)
1 meter height represents 1 ppb of dioxane

Max per Well per Yr 1986-2018 _ 85+ ppb plumes

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Where is the dioxane going at the Gelman groundwater contamination site?
Time lapse per year of wells with highest levels of dioxane.
A white donut symbol appears when that well location has had its highest ever dioxane reading.

to download & explore latest Google Earth mashups for images like these
(best viewed using Google Earth Pro -free)




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VIDEOS


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DATA

Well Location discrepancies among available databases 
(some databases have locations not on or names different than other databases)

Well Screen Elevations (how deep is the pollution?)
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