The Ecology Center is a membership-based, nonprofit environmental organization based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Founded by community activists after the country's first Earth Day in 1970, the Ecology Center works for a safe and healthy environment. Their major projects are:
- The GEE-WOW! environmental education program, which reaches 10,000 K-12 students and teachers in southeast Michigan every year.
- The Environmental Health Project, which works to protect our health from toxic chemicals in food, air, water, and household products.
- The Auto Project, which promotes real-world solutions to reduce and eliminate pollution from automobile manufacturing.
- Working to preserve farmland and natural areas, to concentrate development where infrastructure exists, and to reduce traffic congestion.
- Recycle Ann Arbor, a wholly-owned nonprofit subsidiary of the EC offering a variety of recycling and reuse services for households, businesses, and municipalities.
Targeted coal plant proposals
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Group website: Ecology Center
Contact: info [at] ecocenter.org
Related GEM.wiki articles
- Howard Hu and Kenneth Rosenman, "For health of people and planet, say no to more coal-fired plants," Detroit Free Press, January 7, 2009.
- Physicians for Social Responsibility: Code Black Alert Blog