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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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December 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced plans to roll back protections for wetlands and clean water:

December 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC  – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) urged Michigan Speaker of the House Tom Leonard and the state legislature to reject a proposal to allow hazardous waste disposal facilities across Michigan to accept material up to ten times more radioactive than what is currently permissible under state law.

December 7, 2018 Press Release

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November 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) was elected by her colleagues to serve as Co-Chair of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC).

Dingell will work with DPCC Chair David Cicilline (D-RI) and fellow Co-Chairs Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Matt Cartwright (D-PA) to develop the Caucus policy agenda and communications strategy.

October 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—On Friday, President Trump signed into law H.R. 1109, bipartisan legislation authored by Representatives Tim Walberg (MI-07) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to help streamline the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) review process. This commonsense bill will allow FERC to focus on its mission of affordable and reliable energy. 

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced her interest in serving as a co-chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) for the 116th Congress. 

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation including provisions by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to strengthen and evaluate emergency preparedness procedures for hospitals and long-term care facilities.

September 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Fred Upton (MI-6), and Tim Walberg (MI-7) received a commitment from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the agency will come to Michigan for a meeting on PFAS chemicals in drinking water. The lawmakers will continue to work with the EPA on finalizing a time and location.

You can read the EPA’s response here.

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives passed a critical water infrastructure improvement bill that includes legislation introduced by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to improve the transparency of water quality and notifications to customers of public water systems.

September 11, 2018 Press Release

TRENTON, MIToday, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed adding the McLouth Steel Site in Trenton, MI to the Superfund Program’s National Priorities List: