Environmental Health in Michigan: PFAS Q & A Response Blog

Below are the responses to questions submitted during the Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substance (PFAS) Webinar hosted by the Michigan Lifestage Environmental Exposure and Disease Center (M-LEEaD) on Wednesday May 16th, 2018. Responses to questions will be posted weekly (and additional questions can be submitted here). A recording of the webinar is posted here.

If local municipalities are trying to use filters to reduce PFAS levels below the current EPA standards of 70 ppt, what are residents supposed to do with the new information that suggests 12 ppt is the true safe level?
View our panel’s response here +
Are there any laws that prevent the manufacture of PFAS materials?
View our panel’s response here +
Should/can the State of Michigan have Wolverine test for GenX or related chemicals? Do we know all of the contaminants that are there?
View our panel’s response here +
Can the groundwater contaminated with PFAS be cleaned[RLC2]?
View our panel’s response here +