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2002 Press Releases

In Letter to Bush, Groups Say Rumored Choice of Outgoing Michigan Governor Would Underscore “Contempt” for Environment Twenty six Michigan environmental groups warned President George W. Bush not to appoint outgoing Governor...
Release Date: Dec 19th 2002
The Michigan DEQ has released the results of a 3-month study of how to recover automotive switches which contain mercury from end-of-life vehicles. Automakers have installed mercury-containing convenience lighting and anti-lock braking (...
Release Date: Dec 19th 2002
Federal Agency Harshly Criticizes DEQ-Dow Deal Dow Dioxin Contamination Home Page An Ingham County judge Friday opened the door for a legal challenge to a proposed deal between the Department of Environmental Quality and Dow Chemical...
Release Date: Dec 9th 2002
Coalition Challenges 11th-Hour Agreement That Relaxes Standard for Dioxins, One of the Most Toxic Substances Known Embargoed until noon, December 5, 2002 Dow Dioxin Contamination Home Page A coalition of six environmental groups and...
Release Date: Dec 5th 2002
Coalition Petitions State Agency to Intervene In Permit Process, Demands Additional Time for Input on Dioxin Contamination Issue Embargoed until 10:30 am, December 2, 2002 Dow Dioxin Contamination Home Page Residents living in dioxin-...
Release Date: Dec 2nd 2002
Ecology Center One of 15 International Organizations Invited to Join Aveda’s Campaign to Stop Global Warming Contact: Stephanie Feldstein (734) 761-3186 x110 Clean Car Campaign Aveda Partners NEW YORK (December 2002) —...
Release Date: Dec 1st 2002
Large Watershed Sacrificed by Corrupt Environmental Agency November 8, 2002 Contact: Michelle Hurd Riddick, Lone Tree Council - 989-799-3313 Diane Hebert, Environmental Health Watch - 989 832-1694 Terry Miller, Lone Tree Council - 989-...
Release Date: Nov 8th 2002
Leadership of State Environmental Agency Working to Bail Out Polluter from Liability - Contamination of Entire Watershed at Stake October 22, 2002 Contact: Michelle Hurd Riddick, Lone Tree Council 989-799-3313 Terry Miller, Lone Tree...
Release Date: Oct 22nd 2002
Environmentalists Cite Bank for Environmental Leadership Embargoed until Tuesday, October 15 Stephanie Strong Earth Day Coalition 216.281.6468 Debbie Petsche Ohio Savings Bank/AmTrust Bank 216. 588.5310 Jeff Gearhart Ecology Center 734....
Release Date: Oct 14th 2002
Contact: Jeff Gearhart 734.761.3186 x 117 James Clift 517.487.9539 (October 7, 2002, Ann Arbor, MI) — A law to ban the sale of mercury thermometers has been signed by Governor Engler (Public Act 578). Environmentalists consider the...
Release Date: Oct 7th 2002