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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.

PFAS in Fast Food Packaging
Press Release  |  August 6, 2020
The new report shows that all six food chains sampled had one or more food packaging items that likely contain toxic PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances)—chemicals known to threaten human health.
The Mattress Still Matters Report, mom with baby image
Press Release  |  July 21, 2020
The Mattress Matters report investigates what crib mattress companies disclose about the materials they choose and how that compares to laboratory analysis of crib mattresses.
Dow Chemical
Press Release  |  June 10, 2020
In the wake of the recent historic flood in Mid-Michigan, state, federal and local authorities, and Dow Chemical Corporation must work with due diligence and transparency to protect the health of the residents, wildlife and the environment they rely on.
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.

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