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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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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:

September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) committed to holding a meeting in Michigan on PFAS chemicals in drinking water, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Fred Upton (MI-6), and Tim Walberg (MI-7) followed up on the commitment and called for details to finalize a time and place.

September 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today during a Congressional hearing, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) called on EPA to set one national standard on contaminants in drinking water and received commitments from the EPA to hold public meetings on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Michigan.

August 24, 2018 Press Release

SOUTHGATE, MI – Congresswoman Dingell led a conversation of industry leaders about keeping the United States and Michigan at the forefront of developing and manufacturing electric vehicles, and ensuring the infrastructure to support electric vehicles so consumers have the confidence to buy electric vehicles. Joining Dingell were participants from Michigan utility companies, state energy and environmental agencies, auto suppliers, along with Ford and General Motors

August 20, 2018 Press Release

TRENTON, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement after meeting with Trenton Mayor and City Council to announce proposed agreement to clean up the McLouth Steel site: