Environmental Rules Review Committee approves and advances PFAS in drinking water standards

February 27, 2020

Source: EGLE Media Office
Department: EGLE
Phone: 517-284-9278
Email: EGLE-Assist@Michigan.gov

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) today announced that the state's Environmental Rules Review Committee (ERRC) approved draft rules limiting PFAS contamination in drinking water, moving them forward in the state rule-making process.

Eight ERRC members voted in favor of the rules with two members abstaining from the vote.

"Governor Whitmer has made clean drinking water for all Michiganders a top priority in this administration and EGLE would like to thank the members of the ERRC for moving these important drinking water standards forward," EGLE Director Liesl Clark said. "The ERRC represents both environmental and business stakeholders and today s vote shows there is broad support for rules that protect Michiganders from contaminants in their drinking water."

The draft rules and supporting documents will be forwarded to the Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules (MOAHR), and then on to the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR). A final rule could be adopted in April 2020.

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Envirologic is staying close to these developments and is prepared to assist you with evaluating how these compounds could affect your operations. If you have questions, please reach out to our Environmental Investigation and Remediation team at (800) 272-7802 or by email.

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