On November 13, Michigan Governor Snyder issued Executive Directive 2017-4, which establishes the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART). Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are emerging contaminants widely used in industrial applications and on military bases, and are a growing problem nationwide. The MPART is tasked with ensuring timely and cohesive statewide action to the continue mitigation of PFAS, as well as cooperation and coordination among local, state, and federal agencies. Snyder noted in his announcement of the directive that the team will be led by retired Michigan Chief Deputy Attorney General Carol Isaacs.
Michigan has created a website for the public to access information about PFAS contamination and the coordinated efforts currently underway to address it in Michigan.