MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin DNR will host online listening sessions regarding the PFAS contamination in Marinette, Peshtigo and surrounding communities on Wednesday, from noon to 2 p.m. and from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
In addition to routine updates regarding the status of the PFAS investigations in the community, the meeting will include:
• An update on potable well sampling in the Expanded Site Investigation Area.
• A presentation by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Division of Public Health on the groundwater quality standard recommendations for certain PFAS compounds, commonly referred to as “Cycle 11.”
• An update on recent fish tissue sampling and the next steps for sampling additional area water bodies.
The online sessions will be conducted via Zoom web and video conferencing. Participants may join either session via the preceding link, or by dialing 312-626-6799 and using this meeting ID number: 994 9711 4924.
Participants are strongly encouraged to submit questions in advance through email at DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov or by telephone at 888-626-3244.
The Zoom meeting link and an agenda for these online Listening Sessions is posted on the department’s Marinette and Peshtigo PFAS web page.
Representatives from several DNR programs will participate in these sessions to answer questions and hear concerns from community members regarding the PFAS cleanup and investigation.
Recordings of these listening sessions will be placed on the Marinette and Peshtigo PFAS web page shortly following the events.