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News  |  March 27, 2018
Join us on April 18th for the Lead Education Day. You’ll be paired up with lead poisoning prevention experts and visit key members of the Michigan House and Senate in small teams to talk to them about policies and practices that prevent kids from being exposed to lead.
News  |  February 27, 2018
We called on Michigan-based Meijer and TJX-Companies (TJ Maxx, HomeGoods, Marshalls, and Sierra Trading Post) to stop using toxic receipt paper coated in BPA and BPS in their stores. Unfortunately they have failed to take action to protect their cashiers & customers.
News  |  February 27, 2018
DTE Energy, is seeking approval from the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to build a $1 billion, 1,100 MW natural gas plant in East China Township, Michigan. We're asking DTE to consider clean energy alternatives to their proposed gas plant.
News  |  February 15, 2018
GM announced last month that it plans to mass-produce self driving cars that lack both pedals and a steering wheel by 2019. Just as EVs battled range anxiety, autonomous vehicles will likely need to overcome safety anxiety.
News  |  February 15, 2018
In a move further cementing the EV future, oil and gas giant British Petroleum has invested $5 million in American EV fast charging firm FreeWire Technologies through their subsidiary BP Ventures.
News  |  February 15, 2018
According to the research, done by Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle, the average annual cost to operate an EV in the United States is $485, while a gas car comes in at $1,117. That’s a $632 annual saving for anyone who wants a cleaner, zippier ride.
News  |  February 15, 2018
In 2012, Governor Jerry Brown called for 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles to be on California roads by 2025, later adding a second goal of 5 million by 2030. How is California able to blow through these goals so easily?
News  |  February 13, 2018
DTE Energy, Michigan’s largest electric utility, came up short in its attempt to justify charging customers nearly a billion dollars for a proposed new natural gas plant.
News  |  February 11, 2018
There were certainly some exciting developments at this year's Auto Show, including new hybrid and advanced engine options for America’s most popular trucks, but there was also a big announcement from Ford about doubling down on its EV goals.
News  |  December 27, 2017
Many parents start with cereal as the first food or one of the first foods. In a recent study, rice cereal testing revealed arsenic. Yes, arsenic. Neurotoxin. No safe level. Arsenic.
News  |  December 21, 2017
2017 has seen unprecedented rollbacks on public health and the environment. Ever wonder what you can do? Here are some concrete ways to create positive impact on climate, as well as other critical environmental health issues in 2018.
News  |  December 15, 2017
GM and its automation-focused subsidiary Cruise recently gave reporters the opportunity to go for a real-world test drive in the second generation self-driving Chevy Bolt that the companies have been developing.
News  |  December 15, 2017
Ford, the ever-growing leader in the police vehicle segment, announced a new plug-in hybrid police vehicle targeted at non-pursuit roles.
News  |  December 15, 2017
Tesla’s new semi-truck may be built by California, but it looks like Michigan company Meijer will be one of the first to drive it.
News  |  December 11, 2017
Even though electric vehicles still make up just a sliver of the market, the past year has undeniably been a turning point for electrification, and the world is charging ahead with no intention of looking back.

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