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The Ecology Center is a membership-based nonprofit environmental organization based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It works at the local, state and national levels on environmental justice, health, waste, and community issues.

Press Release  |  February 24, 2020
Festival beads from New Orleans and Florida found to contain lead and hazardous flame retardants
DTE St. Clair
Press Release  |  February 21, 2020
Lansing – Environmental and community advocates today called on the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to continue holding DTE Energy accountable for its flawed 15-year energy plan.
Press Release  |  January 15, 2020
Owners of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and all-electric vehicles in Michigan are paying a disproportionate amount of fees under 2015 laws that sought to increase the amount of money dedicated to the state’s transportation system, according to a new report released today. 
Media Mention  |  January 1, 2020
In Michigan, the number of fast charging stations has grown over the past year thanks to utility rebate programs, state matching funds and private investment.
Press Release  |  December 12, 2019
The Ecology Center today published a new report that finds an upward trend in toxic-free children’s car seats available for purchase between 2016 to 2019. In a three-year span, five major companies have released flame retardant free car seats.
Hushpuppie, Men's Rainmaker
Press Release  |  November 26, 2019
Scientists and Ecology Center have discovered that Wolverine Worldwide—maker of shoe brands like Hush Puppies and Keds—continues to add per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to some adults’ and children’s shoes despite knowing the dangers.

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