PFAS Alert

The Grand Traverse County Health Department has issued a press release regarding a PFAS investigation near Cherry Capital Airport and the U.S. Coast Guard Station. There will be a virtual town hall meeting on Monday, October 26 at 6 pm with representatives from EGLE, MDHHS, and GTCHD available to update residents on the potential PFAS contamination of private drinking wells in the area. Residents with wells suspected to be affected have been contacted by EGLE. 

To view or participate in the online meeting, visit and click on the Public Meetings button, then select the East Bay Township Area Virtual Town Hall Meeting link found on the calendar on October 26. After the presentations, there will be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions online. Individuals without access to the internet will be able to call in to participate in the meeting by calling this number, 1-248-509-0316, and entering the access code, 683 359 495.