During a regular board meeting, Marquette County Commissioners approved a plan to study how to dispose of 1.2 million gallons of PFAS contaminated biosolids at the K.I. Sawyer Wastewater Treatment Facility.
The hospitality hotel is being built at 200 Seventh Street, closer to the new UP Health System - Marquette facility. As part of the approved plan, a revised Planned Unit Development agreement still must be submitted, as the property is now owned by the Beacon House and no longer UP Health System.
A total of 145 tests were taken during the event. Testing was available from 3-5 p.m., with the final tests being completed after that time. Cars lined up around the building, with the traffic continuing onto Erickson Avenue.
The Bissell Pet Foundation is hosting its summer “Empty the Shelters” event to help promote pet adoptions. From July 10-12, adoptions are $25 for dogs and free for cats and small animals six months and older.