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Stateside: Thursday, August 17, 2023

On today's episode of Stateside, we discussed the Department of Defense's plans to clean up PFAS contamination at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base; these plans come after years of Oscoda residents seeking more aid from the federal government. Next, we talked with Brandan Freeman about "Shades of the Outdoors," the Facebook group he founded to increase inclusion in outdoor spaces for people of color. Then, Julie Halpert joined us to talk about the new residential treatment space for young adults she and her husband are opening.

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  • Tony Spaniola, attorney and part-time Oscoda resident
  • Brandan Freeman, creator of the Facebook page “Shades of the Outdoors"
  • Julie Halpert, co-founder of Garrett’s Space
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