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EGLE Updates PFAS Cleanup Standards, Adding Five New Compounds, Michigan Department of Environment

December 21, 2020

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced today that it has updated its cleanup criteria for groundwater used as drinking water to include five new PFAS compounds, bringing the total number of PFAS regulated in groundwater to seven.

Effective today, PFNA, PFHxS, PFHxA, PFBS, and HFPO-DA (also known as GenX) will join PFOS and PFOA as regulated compounds under Part 201 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (NREPA). Part 201 is Michigan’s primary environmental cleanup program and provides the regulatory framework for most contaminated sites in the state.

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