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It’s about promoting environments where people can thrive, in their own homes and across the Earth we share. Between 2014 and 2016, the Ecology Center partnered with the Ann Arbor Housing Commission on three major public housing renovation projects.
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While Consumers has agreed to double the cap on its Distributed Generation (DG) program from 1% to 2%, the order creates an uncertain future for solar energy in Michigan by falling short of Administrative Law Judge Wallace's recommendations.
Undisclosed PFAS coatings common on cookware
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New report shows undisclosed PFAS coatings common on cookware. Ecology Center tested 24 nonstick cooking and baking pans to document hidden hazards and highlight readily available safer pan alternatives.
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Ann Arbor voters passed Proposal C, the city’s affordable housing millage proposal, with a resounding voter support rate of 73.49%. Prop C is a major win for our community and for the environment, tackling homelessness, housing insecurity, and the climate crisis at the same time.
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The implementation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure is lagging, however, so on Dec. 21st, an official recommendation from the Ann Arbor City Planning Commission will be presented to the Mayor and City Council to help address that gap locally

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Clean Energy & Climate Action

Clean Energy & Climate Action

The Ecology Center brings a unique strategy to the energy debate, focusing our educational and advocacy efforts on the human health impacts of a dirty energy system.
Safer Chemicals & Healthy Environments

Safer Chemicals & Healthy Environments

We are working toward a cultural transformation that will drive the way we design, consume and dispose of products, with a focus on "better, not more." We use research, knowledge creation, education, organizing, and mobilization to make this change.
Healthy Stuff Lab

Healthy Stuff Lab

Healthy Stuff is a project of the Ecology Center. Healthy Stuff tests everyday household items for toxic chemicals and reports on its findings.
Environmental Education

Environmental Education

We believe that environmental awareness and caring for the natural world should be crucial components of youth education, and we hope to make a difference by improving the environment one child at a time. 
Health Leaders Fellowship

Health Leaders Fellowship

The Health Leaders Fellowship program is a leadership development opportunity for health professionals of all types, at any stage in their career.
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Support Our Work

Founded in 1970, the Ecology Center is organized for one purpose– to develop innovative solutions for healthy people and a healthy planet.