Mitchell Responds to EPA’s PFAS Action Plan

February 14, 2019
Press Release


WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s unveil of its “Action Plan” on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, more commonly known as PFAS:


“I am glad the EPA unveiled its long-awaited action plan on PFAS today. PFAS has risen as an issue facing communities in Michigan and across the country, and I am glad the EPA is taking concrete steps to address it,” said Mitchell. “This plan begins the process of establishing maximum contaminant levels and designating prevalent PFAS as hazardous materials, develops guidelines to help communities address cleanup and remediation, bolsters monitoring of PFAS contamination, and more. Clearly there is more work to be done, but as federal lawmakers, we must support the EPA in this process as it works to reduce the risk of PFAS in our communities.”