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An executive directive issued by Governor Whitmer today to limit the purchase of products containing PFAS by the state of Michigan. The directive sets a national precedent for state-level procurement policies focused on toxic chemicals and human health.
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The Ecology Center’s work in addressing lead contamination in Michigan and the Great Lakes Region, and how you can support ending lead poisoning during National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week.
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The State of Michigan is gearing up for electrifying changes in the automotive world in the next few decades, thanks in large part to the dedicated teams on Governor Whitmer's Council on Future Mobility and Electrification and Council on Climate Solutions.  
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Great Lakes PFAS Action Network’s PFAS Policy Agenda sets legislative priorities from community members impacted by PFAS
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The future of mobility is here and unless Michigan makes critical investments now the state that put the world on wheels could get left behind, according to a new report released today outlining several recommendations for state policymakers.

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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.
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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.
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Healthy Stuff Lab

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Environmental Education

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