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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.

February 13, 2018
Media Mention
January 29, 2018
Press Release
The Ecology Center’s Healthy Stuff program released a new report, More Than You Bargained For: BPS and BPA in Receipts, in which over 200 paper receipts from 150 businesses were tested for known endocrine-disrupting chemicals.
December 20, 2017
Press Release
Today, the Michigan Public Service Commission issued an order that establishes a February conference in its electric vehicle (EV) stakeholder process and invites stakeholder input on pilot programs for the State’s electric utilities
Students learning about Solar Panels
November 29, 2017
Press Release
Announcing the My Solar School Contest, where students drive innovation and leadership in solar investments at Michigan schools.
October 25, 2017
Media Mention
The Illinois Commerce Commission has launched a new "NextGrid: Illinois' Utility of the Future" study to explore the use of emerging technologies to improve the state's electric grid.
September 28, 2017
Press Release
The Ecology Center, in partnership with the Car Seat Detox Challenge Campaign and the Learning Disabilities Association of America, delivered over 40,000 signatures to Laurel Hurd, President of Graco Children’s Products and CEO of Global Baby Division at Newell Brands, calling...
September 14, 2017
Media Mention
In Indiana, school is in session an estimated 650,000 children in communities across the state are climbing onto about 13,000 big yellow school buses every day. Unfortunately, many of these buses are still powered by dirty, diesel engines that cause asthma attacks.
August 24, 2017
Media Mention
News Channel 3 covers a new report on the economic benefits of EV expansion. Charge Up Midwest recruited energy consultants, M.J. Bradley & Associates, to perform an economic analysis of the use of electric vehicles in the state of Michigan.
Mac and Cheese in bowl
July 13, 2017
Press Release
Laboratory testing, commissioned by the Ecology Center, of 10 varieties of macaroni and cheese products has revealed phthalates, a toxic hormone-disrupting class of chemicals, in the cheese powders of all the boxed macaroni and cheese tested.

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