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2001 Press Releases

Environmentalists Call On Holcim To Modernize Plant December 18, 2001 — Dundee, Michigan Contact: Jeff Gearhart, Ecology Center, (734) 663-2400 ext. 117 Arreta Schills, Local Resident, (734) 439-2573 Jerry Renning, Michigan...
Release Date: Dec 18th 2001
Groups Call On Automakers to Offer Similar Program November 27, 2001 Contact: Jeff Gearhart, Ecology Center, 734 663-2400 ext. 117 Jeff Krcmarik, Washtenaw County Division of Public Works 222-6865 The Ecology Center and...
Release Date: Nov 27th 2001
November 13, 2001 New York — The Clean Car Campaign has joined forces with automotive dealerships, state and city officials, and environmental organizations across the nation today to kick off a “Switch-the-Switch” event...
Release Date: Nov 13th 2001
Ecology Center and Michigan Environmental Council Appeal Permit to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency October 30, 2001 Contact: Mike Garfield (734) 761-3168 x 104 Isaac Elnecave (517) 487-9539 The Ecology Center and the Michigan...
Release Date: Oct 30th 2001
New Test Results Find More Contamination, Trigger More Clean Up August 2, 2001 Contact: Billie Hickey, Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision, Phone 313-842-1961 Alma Lowry, NLG/Sugar Law Center 313-962-6540 In the last few weeks,...
Release Date: Aug 2nd 2001
Groups Applaud Similar Call To Ford By State Attorneys General July 2 , 2001 WASHINGTON — The Clean Car Campaign, with the support of 26 environmental organizations, today called on Ford and other automakers to remove toxic mercury...
Release Date: Jul 2nd 2001
Children Exposed to Hazardous, Untested Chemicals June 7, 2001 For more information: Mary Beth Doyle, Ecology Center, 734-663-2400 ext 108 Gary Skulnik, Greenpeace Media Officer 202-319-2492 or 202-549-3212 (cell) Greenpeace and the...
Release Date: Jun 7th 2001
April 25, 2001 BUFFALO — Automobiles contain large amounts of mercury in tilt switches used in hood and trunk lighting devices. The Buffalo Police Department has joined forces with the New York State Department of Environmental...
Release Date: Apr 25th 2001
contact: Janet B. Kreizman, 202-662-8527 For immediate Release: April 19, 2001 WASHINGTON, DC—The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) announced today that, as part of its Design for Recycling® initiative,...
Release Date: Apr 19th 2001
Resolution on the Elimination of the Use of Mercury in Automobiles April 2001 WHEREAS: The production of switches and wiring in automobiles account for 110 tons of mercury (1999); and WHEREAS: This is an increase in usage over the levels...
Release Date: Apr 1st 2001