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Michigan’s firefighters put their lives on the line every day. Unfortunately, many firefighters have been exposed to dangerous per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in both their firefighting gear, as well as firefighting foam. That’s why I’m fighting to remove PFAS chemicals from our environment, including from firefighting gear.
Michigan Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee has been at the forefront of pushing the federal government to help Flint recover from its drinking water crisis.
TPM first reported on per and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS – an umbrella class of chemicals found in military grade firefighting foam, but also in thousands of consumer goods – in May, when reporters and congressional staffers were kept out of an EPA summit on how local, tribal and state governments were dealing with the contaminant, which accumulates in ground water.
U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee played the lottery with a baggie of dirt from the old Detroit Tigers Stadium, and it paid off.
Not the real lottery, but Kildee entered the lottery for congressional office space on Friday and drew the No. 2 pick out of the 55 House members in his class.
Water is fundamental for most lifeforms, and Michigan's economy and inhabitants thrive on the fresh water that surrounds the state.
The fifth annual Great Lakes Science in Action Symposium gathered on Oct. 19 to discuss the current state of the Great Lakes and what the future holds for the lakes.
Years after the Flint water crisis drew national attention, another water pollution issue has emerged in House races in Michigan.
Federal agencies would be encouraged to work with state governments in cleaning up perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances under legislation introduced by a bipartisan group within the Michigan congressional delegation.
U.S. House Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint, has introduced a bill to stop the deportation of Francis Anwana, a deaf and disabled Detroit immigrant from Nigeria.
Rep. Dan Kildee is aiming high as he eyes a leadership spot in the Democratic Caucus next year.
FLINT, MI - A group of Democratic Congressional leaders are set to tour Flint to find out more about the effects of the water crisis and try to find out what is needed as the city moves forward in its recovery process.