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Sign this petition to help prevent the construction of a $1 billion natural gas plant in Michigan

Now is the time for Michigan to lead in the shift to clean, renewable energy. Instead, DTE Energy is proposing to replace its outgoing coal plants with more fossil fuels by building a $1 billion natural gas plant in East China Township, Michigan.

DTE Can Do Better

Building a natural gas plant instead of using wind and solar demonstrates backward, last-century thinking. It also ignores proven, clean energy technologies that would be better for our economy and environment. DTE's current plan seems designed to benefit its shareholders at the expense of its customers and Michigan citizens.

Sign this petition now calling for a forward-thinking energy plan.

For more information, visit Power Up Michigan.

To DTE Energy CEO Gerard Anderson:

I'm calling on you to rethink DTE's plan to build a gas-fired power plant. Michigan needs cutting-edge clean energy technologies to grow the economy, create permanent jobs, and protect our environment. Solar, wind and, efficiency can power our grid and will result in lower bills, saving customers hundreds of millions of dollars.

Your gas plant proposal is not the best you can do for Michigan's future. Prioritizing renewable energy now could provide Michigan with an opportunity to lead in an emerging innovation economy. Please send your team back to the drawing board to design an innovative, affordable, modern, and clean plan for Michigan's future.

521 SIGNATURES
Goal: 1,000 signatures

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  • Mary Miner
    signed 2018-03-18 08:59:55 -0400
  • John Polanyi
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-03-18 08:59:02 -0400
    Tell @DTE_Energy they must do better than building a new natural gas power plant. SIGN THE PETITION and #PowerUpMI
  • John Polanyi
    signed 2018-03-18 08:58:28 -0400
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  • William Gittlen
    signed 2018-03-18 08:53:52 -0400
  • Keira Duvernoy
    signed 2018-03-18 08:49:39 -0400
  • Tracy Crawford
    signed 2018-03-18 08:38:57 -0400
  • Janice Rosenhaus
    signed 2018-03-18 08:38:57 -0400
  • Kelly Lively
    signed 2018-03-16 10:22:22 -0400
  • Elizabeth Dell
    signed 2018-03-16 09:57:39 -0400
  • Kyra Jackman
    signed via 2018-03-15 06:35:51 -0400
  • Jeff Kula
    signed via 2018-03-15 06:15:19 -0400
  • Phedra Forist
    signed via 2018-03-15 04:56:40 -0400
  • LaNora LaForest
    signed via 2018-03-14 22:46:40 -0400
  • Amy Lohroff
    signed via 2018-03-14 17:06:26 -0400
  • Bernice Bowman
    signed via 2018-03-13 22:18:32 -0400
  • Laura Martin
    signed via 2018-03-13 18:54:22 -0400
    You could be a leader! Not another jerk polluter!
  • Deborah Kowalke
    signed via 2018-03-13 15:29:06 -0400
  • Catherine Howe
    signed via 2018-03-13 13:31:34 -0400
  • Natalie Jakub
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-03-13 11:08:51 -0400
    Tell @DTE_Energy they must do better than building a new natural gas power plant. SIGN THE PETITION and #PowerUpMI
  • Natalie Jakub
    signed 2018-03-13 11:08:13 -0400
  • Eric Markley
    signed 2018-03-12 20:58:37 -0400
  • Eric Jones
    signed via 2018-03-12 17:54:29 -0400
  • Jennifer Foley
    signed via 2018-03-12 08:27:19 -0400
  • Tanya Keefe
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-03-11 23:48:50 -0400
    Tell @DTE_Energy they must do better than building a new natural gas power plant. SIGN THE PETITION and #PowerUpMI
  • Tanya Keefe
    signed via 2018-03-11 23:48:32 -0400
    Is it difficult to deliberately fail to plan for the future? Thank goodness that for now you essentially have a monopoly status, because no reasonable investor would ever put their money into a company where the directors are so hopelessly backward & behind the times in their thinking & planning for the future of their company… whoever decided that building a new plant based on fossil fuels was a good idea should be removed from your company’s leadership post haste.
  • Bonnie Ihme
    signed via 2018-03-11 14:47:58 -0400
    Solar and wind power at long last!
  • Marc Thomas
    signed via 2018-03-11 10:15:28 -0400
  • Joan Knipe
    signed 2018-03-10 23:51:26 -0500
  • Julie Watkins
    signed 2018-03-10 22:41:27 -0500
  • Lisa Pasbjerg
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-03-10 20:18:34 -0500
    Tell @DTE_Energy they must do better than building a new natural gas power plant. SIGN THE PETITION and #PowerUpMI

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