The Environmental Health page contains information and resources on Michigan’s land, water, animals and air. Individuals are encouraged to explore the below resources including the Sites of Interest section for information affecting your communities.
The development and maintenance of cooperative relationships among local, state, and federal agencies is necessary for the mitigation of PFAS contamination. This directive is intended to address the need for cooperation and coordination among agencies at all levels of government charged with identifying PFAS contaminants, informing and empowering the public, and mitigating the potential effects. Particularly in view of the current lack of nationwide best practice, the directive will further serve to set a strategic and proactive approach against this emerging contaminant.
Re:Source is a state initiative that promotes the use of recycled materials in economic and business opportunities in Michigan. Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) are working together to save resources, reduce energy use, increase economic opportunities, and protect Michigan's air, land, and water. Recycling doesn't end at the curb or drop-off, rather recycling is a cycle without a beginning or end.
Michigan's Re:Source Program is cooperatively implemented by the
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
Emerging infectious diseases that may be transmitted between animals and humans are a concern for all people, no matter what their age, gender, lifestyle, ethnic background or economic status.
A tool to help manufacturers understand state and federal environmental, health, and safety requirements. Brought to you by The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment and The Michigan Department of Energy, Labor, and Economic Growth.
The Air Quality Index, or AQI, is a simple, uniform way to communicate air quality. It provides general information to the public about current air quality levels and related health effects. The index allows people to take action to protect their health when air pollution is elevated.
Reduce pollution. Voluntary actions save money and improve air quality. Reduce exposure. Protect health by reducing prolonged physical exertion when air is unhealthy.