Erin Brockovich weighs in on PFAS investigation

Erin Brockovich speaks at a public meeting at Comstock Park High School on Dec. 16, 2017 in Comstock Park, Mich.


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Environmental activist Erin Brockovich is coming to Kent County Saturday to meet with property owners impacted by the toxic tap water investigation involving Wolverine Worldwide.

Prior to arriving to Kent County, Brockovich spoke about the situation and what brought her to West Michigan.

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Brockovich said she was first alerted to the contamination by residents who reached out to her, and decided to take part in a community meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday in the gymnasium at Comstock Park High School.

She will be discussing her years of activism and how it can help affected residents.

Listen to the full interview in the above video.

RESOURCES FOR BELMONT RESIDENTS:

If you are eligible for a whole-house water filtration system from Wolverine Worldwide, you can call 616.866.5627 or email HouseStreet@wwwinc.com.

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Environmental Assistance Center can be reached at 1.800.662.9278.

Websites with additional information on the contamination: