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The implementation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure is lagging, however, so on November 16, 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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Six leading environmental and climate organizations today announced their endorsement of Ann Arbor Proposal C, the ballot proposal to fund affordable housing.
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As Governor of Michigan from 1991 to 2003, John Engler largely dismantled what had been some of the most effective environmental protection policies implemented in the U.S.
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This November 3, Ann Arbor residents will vote on Proposition C to a establish 20-year, 1-mill tax to support affordable housing development.  Once passed, the measure will support progress in the interrelated realms of affordability and environmental sustainability.
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We are fortunate to be able to highlight some victories related to protecting people from toxic PFAS in our drinking water and environment.

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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.