Michigan Enacts One of Toughest PFAS Drinking Water Limits

Jul 23, 2020 | Environmental, PFAS, Toxic Tort

In a bill passed today, beginning on August 3, 2020, Michigan will have one of the strictest PFAS drinking water standards in the country. The rule also goes beyond the traditional PFOA and PFOS limits set by several other states, and sets limits for a total of seven PFAS compounds:

  • PFNA (6-parts per trillion)
  • PFOA (8-parts per trillion)
  • PFOS (16-parts per trillion)
  • PFHxS (51-parts per trillion)
  • GenX (370-parts per trillion)
  • PFBS (420-parts per trillion)
  • PFHxA (400,000-parts per trillion)

The new standards will also result in 42 new sites being added into Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) list of PFAS contamination investigations.

CMBG3 Law is following judicial, legislative, administrative, and scientific developments relating to PFAS. More information about the services we can provide, including risk assessments, to ensure your business is ready for any intersection with these substances can be found on our PFAS Litigation page.

Our attorneys have been at the forefront of PFAS issues, including giving presentations as to the future waves of litigation stemming from PFAS issues. For more information, please contact any of our PFAS – Toxic Torts Team: Jessica Deyoe, Suzanne Englot, Alexandra Fraher,or John Gardella.

Authored By:

John Gardella, Esq.


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