|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 5 Aug 2020 08:04:01 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Michigan's drinking water standards for these chemicals now among toughest in nation"|
Michigan's drinking water standards for these chemicals now among toughest in nation By Keith Matheny Detroit Free Press (MI) August 3, 2020 Michigan officials were frustrated waiting on the federal government to adopt health-protecting standards for the nonstick, so-called "forever chemicals" that have become a leading emerging contaminant in the state and across the country. So they made their own. Michigan's new standards for seven per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) compounds in drinking water - some of the toughest, most comprehensive standards on the chemicals anywhere in the country - took effect Monday. "This is an important milestone for Michigan's drinking water," said Liesl Clark, director of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE), in a web-broadcasted news conference Monday. … For the entire article, see https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2020/08/03/tougher-pfas-standards-drinking-water-michigan/5574268002/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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