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.
CHICAGO - For energy geeks in the Midwest, the idea of pairing the region's vast wind resources wiht electric vehicles represents a sort of grid nirvana. Doing so could help slash tailpipe emissions, which have proven a tougher dilemma than coal plant pollution.
A new report by Ecology Center (EC), Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA), and Changing Markets Foundation (CM) reveals the presence of toxic substances in all 12 of the carpets tested from the nation’s six largest carpet manufacturers.
Michigan is moving ahead of other Midwest states as its two largest utilities propose a combined $20.5 million investment in electric vehicle infrastructure. A key aspect to the three-year plans from DTE Energy and Consumers Energy is incentivizing EV drivers to charge at home