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Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center Finds Toxic Materials In University Spirit Gear

Fresh on the heels of a study that found high levels of toxic materials in Mardi Gras beads, Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center is out with a new study just in time for March Madness.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2014

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Ann Arbor Group Finds Toxic Chemicals In Mardi Gras Beads

Dangerous levels of lead, other toxic metals and toxic flame retardants were found in most Mardi Gras beads tested by Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

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Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center, Physicians For Social Responsiblity Link Up On Energy Policy

The Ecology Center has joined forces with Physicians for Social Responsibility to collaborate on efforts to support expanded energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and policies throughout Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2013


James Hansen To Keynote Ecology Center Annual Dinner

James Hansen, the scientist whose testimony before Congress in 1988 first raised the threat of global warming to national and international attention, will be the keynote speaker at the Ecology Center’s fall dinner on Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Michigan League in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2013

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Don’t Drink From That Garden Hose!

Add taking a drink of water straight from the garden hose to the list of traditional activities that it turns out might be hazardous.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

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EVs Pay Taxes In Their Own Way, Study Finds

In some states around the country, legislators have responded to the declining revenues from gas taxes by calling for a special tax on electric vehicles, an approach that a new study from Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center says isn’t justified.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2012

Event Notices From October 21-23

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2011

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Energy Works Michigan Reports $10M Energy Savings For K-12 Schools

As students and teachers return to school during a time of strapped budgets, 39 Michigan K-12 schools will save $10 million in heating, cooling and other energy costs, reports Energy Works Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2011

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Ecology Center Joins Statewide Coalition To Support EVs

Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center has joined a state-wide coalition of businesses, labor groups, and environmental and other non-profit organizations aimed at boosting jobs in Michigan’s growing electric vehicle industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2011

Event Notices From March 21

The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions