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"We are getting closer to Lake Huron," said Christina Bush, a toxicologist with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services investigating the pollution. Even if canoeing isn’t your thing, it’s hard not to have good time and join in the fun - cheering races on to the finish. Dragonfly Art Gallery All works in the Gallery – currently including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, pen and ink, mixed media, photography, pottery, and jewelry – are created by local artists, several of whom have received regional and national recognition for their art. Combine the overall relaxed atmosphere and quietly beautiful Lake Huron is at it’s most stunning and you’ve found a perfect location for your Michigan beach vacation. Privacy m_gallery_type = "photo"; OSCODA, MI -- More private drinking wells are testing positive for toxic fluorocarbons leaching from the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base and the chemical plumes have crossed an inland lake on their way to Lake Huron. Board makeup is yet to be determined. Access to Lake Huron is provided though an accessible walkway to the water’s edge. m_gallery_permalink = "http://photos.mlive.com/4469/gallery/wurtsmith_pfc_treatment/index.html"; An existing system installed years ago to remove trichloroethylene and jet fuels from the groundwater doesn't treat for PFCs before the discharge hits the creek. "We need to dedicate resources to resolving this. Oscoda, Greenbush and Harrisville beaches are truly a best-kept secret. Click here to visit the Oscoda Area Convention and Visitors Bureau for a list of places to stay in Oscoda. Check back for a complete look at what the next 3 months have in store. "The DEQ was surprised to find PFCs in that area," she said. URL: https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?
Paddler’s face more than eight hours of darkness as they travel along the river through the night; they are only allowed a small light on the front of their canoe. Between 200 and 300 homes are in the newly affected area. We are continuing to monitor the situation for any further issues. Dockside Cafe This charming Cafe is located down beautiful Main St in Harrisville, serving breakfast and lunch all day. A wide, wooden ramp leads from the parking lot to an even wider boardwalk that extends across the beach.
Oscoda’s weather throughout the warm summer months, May through mid- September, is the stuff dreams are made of.
m_gallery_json = "https://blog.mlive.com/photogallery/4469/21095840.json"; Oscoda is a town literally surrounded by water: Lake Huron to east; the AuSable River and its large reservoirs to the west and Van Etten Lake - a fisherman's paradise - to the north. A "Do Not Eat" advisory was issued for native fish species in the Au Sable River below Foote Dam in 2012. The latest chemical plume map of the area shows a private well testing between 51 and 300 parts-per-trillion (ppt) for total perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) on the west side of U.S. 23 just south of Interlake Drive in Oscoda Township. Bush and Bryan cautioned none of the latest well tests exceeded the federal health advisory for two of 19 different PFCs showing up in Oscoda groundwater. Great choices from Sausage Burritos, Biscuits and Gravy to Turkey Paninis and Home Made soups.