Scott Dean is with the state Department of Environmental Quality.
“This is still quite a new area for a number of states. In fact, most states don’t have any type of drinking water standards, nor does EPA, when it comes to PFAS.”
PFAS chemicals are linked to a variety of health problems, including testicular cancer. The goal is to have proposed rules ready by October. The rules would then have to be approved by a legislative committee. That still would make Michigan one of the first states to establish its own PFAS drinking water standards.
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