ROMULUS, Mich. – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06), Rashida Tlaib (MI-12), and Shri Thanedar (MI-13) wrote a letter to Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), urging the agency to re-open the window for public feedback regarding the renewal of the operating license for Republic Industrial and Energy Services (RIES), LLC’s hazardous waste site… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement in support of the EPA’s proposed action to establish the first-ever national drinking water standard for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
“This is an important step by the EPA to take serious action to remove and keep PFAS out of our homes and out of our drinking water.… Read more »
ROMULUS, Mich. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement calling on the Michigan Republican Party to work to find real solutions to protect residents of Southeast Michigan from toxic waste disposal in their communities.
“We need more than just PR stunts by members of our state GOP, we need them to join us in the fight for safe storage of hazardous… Read more »
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today wrote a letter to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, urging the department to reject the PFAS remediation plan proposed by the former Wolverine World Wide tannery site in Rockford, and instead work on a stronger, more comprehensive cleanup plan.
“As the lead author of the PFAS Action… Read more »
ANN ARBOR, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today toured the Grosse Ile Wastewater Treatment Facility and the Ypsi Transit Center with local officials to highlight $10,452,927 in direct federal investments she secured in the omnibus appropriations package.
“With this federal funding, we are supporting our local communities to support and improve the lives of those who live and… Read more »
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today released the following statement in response to the Michigan Court of Appeals vacating the June 2021 trial court clean up order regarding the Gelman Plume and reinstating the 2011 consent judgement. Dingell has led efforts to designate the Gelman Plume as an Environmental Protection Agency Superfund site, and recently hosted EPA Regional… Read more »
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) yesterday toured several environmental sites across the 12th Congressional District in Downriver and Ann Arbor with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 Administrator Debra Shore to highlight critical issues in the area and discuss concerns including contaminated water releases at BASF and other facilities, PFAS contamination, safe cleanup… Read more »
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the news of a red-dye diesel release into the Detroit River near the closed Riverside Osteopathic Hospital in Trenton.
“Overnight we learned a red-dye diesel had been released from an underground storage tank near the closed Riverside Osteopathic Hospital in Trenton, which entered into the storm drain system… Read more »
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement regarding the status of the recent chemical release into the Huron River by Tribar Technologies.
“The harmful release and spread of hexavalent chromium into the Huron River over the past week by Tribar Technologies is inexcusable and deeply disturbing. Authorities at every level are working around the clock to ensure… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – Today, Co-Chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), David Joyce (R-OH), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), and Bill Huizenga (R-MI) led a bipartisan letter to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee urging the Committee to include support for the Great Lakes in this year’s Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) as it moves to… Read more »