|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 2 Apr 2019 08:55:58 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Michigan will draft PFAS standards for public drinking water"|
Michigan will draft PFAS standards for public drinking water By Garret Ellison MLive (MI) March 26, 2019 LANSING, MI - Michigan is joining a growing number of states which are drafting enforceable regulations for toxic fluorochemicals called PFAS in public drinking water supplies. On Tuesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered the Department of Environmental Quality to begin the regulatory process for establishing drinking water standards for PFAS, a class of chemicals found at some level in public supplies serving 1.4 million in Michigan last year. Expedited draft rules are expected to be ready this fall. “All Michiganders deserve to know that we are prioritizing their health and are working every day to protect the water that is coming out of their taps,” Whitmer said. According to Whitmer’s office, the state’s PFAS team, MPART, will form a science advisory workgroup to review existing and proposed “health-based” drinking water standards from around the country. … For the entire article, see https://www.mlive.com/news/2019/03/michigan-will-draft-pfas-standards-for-public-drinking-water.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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