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Poisoned Michigan

PFAS chemicals commonly used in household and industrial products increasingly are contaminating waters in Michigan and nationwide. From ignored warnings to costly cleanups, the chemical crisis parallels that of the PBB poisoning of Michigan cattle in the 1970s. Bridge examines how the lessons from that catastrophe could have averted the PFAS crisis and what can be done to prevent the next one.