Scott Dean Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

On Thursday Michigan began its program to collect and dispose of firefighting foams containing a dangerous chemical.


As Michigan considers strict standards for the cleanup of chemical contamination, developments in other states could indicate what the future of those standards will be.

PFAS provisions included in new national defense bill

Dec 10, 2019
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The U-S Department of Defense will phase out PFAS [P-fass] in firefighting foam.


As the state’s Environmental Rules Review Committee reviews proposed rules for PFAs, members say the process seems fair.


Michigan will move forward with some of the strictest contamination levels for PFAs chemicals in the country.