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Gov. Whitmer Orders State To Establish PFAS Standards

Michigan will move on its own to establish state drinking water standards for PFAS chemicals. Capitol Correspondent Rick Pluta reported that the order came Tuesday from Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

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EAST LANSING, Mich. -- WKAR was named both Michigan Public Television Station of the Year and Public Radio Group One Station of the Year for 2018 by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters at the Broadcast Excellence Awards ceremony held at the Lansing Center on Wed., Mar. 6, 2019. 

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