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2002 Press Releases

October 4, 2002 Contact: Michelle Hurd Riddick, 989-799-3313 Terry Miller, 989-686-6386 Dow Dioxin Contamination Home Page Citizens affected by dioxin contamination in Saginaw County, joined by environmental organizations, have...
Release Date: Oct 4th 2002
New High-Tech Auto Plant Will Not Have Latest Pollution Controls August 29, 2002 Contact: Jeff Gearhart, Ecology Center (734) 663-2400 Brad Garmon, MEC (517) 487-9539 Dr. Kenneth Rosenman, MSU (517) 353-1846 Eliot Levinsohn, ALAM...
Release Date: Aug 29th 2002
Study Recommends Michigan Revamp Laws, Rules To Curtail Pollution-Related Health Risks for Kids Embargoed until Tuesday, August 20 Contact: Dave Dempsey, 517.487.9539 Mary Beth Doyle: 734.761.3186 x 108 Michigan pollution policies fail...
Release Date: Aug 20th 2002
July 30, 2002 WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new report issued today by Environmental Defense appraises for the first time the carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by the new vehicles sold each year by major auto manufacturers. General Motors...
Release Date: Jul 30th 2002
Wednesday, June 5 Contact: Jeff Gearhart, Ecology Center, 734-761-3186, ext. 17 Michael Bender, Mercury Policy Project, 802-223-9000. Stacy Malkan, Health Care Without Harm, 202-234-0091, ext. 14 A first-of-its-kind comprehensive...
Release Date: Jun 5th 2002
Industry-Environmental Partnership Praises Nation’s First Law to Require Manufacturer Responsibility for Mercury Switch Recovery April 04, 2002 AUGUSTA, MAINE — The Partnership for Mercury-Free Vehicles, a broad coalition of...
Release Date: Apr 4th 2002
Environmental Leaders Say Decision Right for both Jobs and Health Contact Jeff Gearhart 734/761-3186 x 117 James Clift 517/487-9539 ANN ARBOR, March 7, 2002 — A decision yesterday by the U.S. EPA’s Environmental Appeals...
Release Date: Mar 7th 2002
Coalition Calls for Reducing Chemical Hazards March 7, 2002 For more information contact: Detroit: Donele Wilkins, DWEJ, 313-821-1064 West Michigan: Cyndi Roper, CWA, 616-742-4084 Midland Diane Hebert, Env. Health Watch, 989-832-1694...
Release Date: Mar 7th 2002
Dioxin Levels 80 Times Above State Standards Found in Floodplain at Confluence of Tittabawasee and Saginaw Rivers DEQ Director Blocks Further Testing, and Seeks Suppression of Health Assessment Calling for Aggressive Action January 31,...
Release Date: Jan 31st 2002
Groups Create National Partnership for Mercury-Free Vehicles January 30, 2002 Contacts: Janet B. Kreizman, 202-662-8527 e-mail: janetkreizman@isri.org Gregory Button, 734-761-3186, x113 gregoryb@ecocenter.org AUGUSTA, MAINE —...
Release Date: Jan 30th 2002