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Taking Action, Protecting Michigan

  • On February 4, 2019, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2019-3, establishing the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) as an established, enduring body to address the threat of PFAS contamination in Michigan, protect public health, and ensure the safety of Michigan’s land, air, and water, while facilitating inter-agency coordination, increasing transparency, and requiring clear standards to ensure accountability.

    About MPRART

    Michigan's Response to PFAS


Featured Topics

  • Emerging Diseases

    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.

  • Guide to Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulations-Read online

    A tool to help manufacturers understand state and federal environmental, health, and safety requirements. The "Michigan Guide to Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulations" is a joint publication of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy and the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. 

  • Pollution Emergency Alerting System (PEAS) Database
  • Air Quality Index

    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.

  • Action! Day Advisories

    Reduce pollution. Voluntary actions save money and improve air quality. Reduce exposure. Protect health by reducing prolonged physical exertion when air is unhealthy.


Department Resources

Additional information regarding environmental health, including public safety, wildlife and habitat, can be found on each of the department websites listed below: