Judge rules State had right to deny Warren PFAS incinerator

(WXYZ) — A Macomb County Circuit Court judge has sided with the State of Michigan in the fight over a new waste incinerator in Warren. The 7 Invest...

October 27, 2022
6:44 PM

(WXYZ) — A Macomb County Circuit Court judge has sided with the State of Michigan in the fight over a new waste incinerator in Warren. The 7 Investigators were the first to reveal Warren was taking the state of Michigan to court over the city's plans to put in a new incinerator. Warren water department officials argue the new system would destroy PFAS, the cancer-causing forever chemicals known as perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Neighbors fighting plan to burn PFAs in Warren incinerator In a written order, Judge Richard Caretti ruled that the city of Warren did not establish any grounds to overturn the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE)'s decision to deny the city's place on a funding list for projects.

Heather Catallo