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2007 Press Releases

LANSING, MI — Health, environmental, and child advocacy groups praised legislation signed today by Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm that limits toxic lead in children’s products. The protection comes amid public furor over recalls of...
Release Date: Dec 21st 2007
After the overwhelming response to the release of www.HealthyToys.org — a holiday shopping guide to toxic chemicals in toys released earlier this month with more than 230,000 visitors — The Ecology Center and The Washington...
Release Date: Dec 18th 2007
Leading Michigan environmental groups today applauded U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman John Dingell for crafting a landmark agreement to increase automotive fuel economy by 40 percent as part of a national energy bill....
Release Date: Dec 5th 2007
Ann Arbor, MI — The Ecology Center, a Michigan-based nonprofit organization, today released the results of their testing of 1,200 popular children’s toys for toxic chemicals at www.HealthyToys.org. Along with the Washington...
Release Date: Dec 5th 2007
Milwaukee, WI — Michigan conservation, environmental and faith-based organizations today applauded Gov. Jennifer Granholm and six other Midwestern leaders for taking bold action to revitalize communities, create new jobs and protect...
Release Date: Nov 15th 2007
CONTACT: Caroline Cox, CEH, 510-654-4492 x308, 541-654-2626 (cell); Jeff Gearhart, Ecology Center, 734-945-7738 Oakland, CA - The Center for Environmental Health today initiated legal action to stop the sale of lead-based wheel weights in...
Release Date: Aug 23rd 2007
Ann Arbor environmentalists today panned Detroit Edison’s recent announcement that it would only be purchasing renewable energy certificates (RECs) from the Stoney Corners wind farm to carry out its so-called “GreenCurrents...
Release Date: Aug 22nd 2007
If you live in southeast Michigan, you’ve recently received a brochure touting a renewable energy program from DTE with your latest energy bill. Here’s the truth about the GreenCurrents program and the state of renewable energy...
Release Date: Jul 3rd 2007
Best Infant Seats: Graco SnugRide Emerson & EvenFlo Discovery Churchil Worst Infant Seats: Combi Centre EX Mango & Peg Perigo Primo Vaggio Toffee Crash tests aren’t the only way to prove the safety of a car seat, according...
Release Date: May 16th 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MIDLAND, MI & Shareholders of Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW) representing $305 million will challenge CEO Andrew Liveris and top management at its annual stockholders’ meeting on Thursday, May 10, 2007, to...
Release Date: May 10th 2007