U.S. Army Corp Will Conduct Review of Line 5 Tunnel Plan

Another huge step forward in the work to shut down Enbridge's dangerous Line 5 pipeline was taken this week, as the Acting Army assistant secretary announced their decision…

Consumers Energy Announces Plan to Phase out Coal by 2025

In a huge win for the climate, Consumers Energy announced its plan to phase out burning coal to generate energy by 2025 - 15 years earlier than planned. …

The MPSC Rules Climate Change Considerations May be Included in Enbridge’s Line 5 Permit Hearing

Today, the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) ruled that climate change considerations may be included in Enbridge’s Line 5 permit hearing. 

Commentary: To build energy resilience in Michigan, we must challenge DTE

The tides are shifting in Michigan. Last month, after years of intense pressure from student organizers, the University of Michigan made a seismic announcement: It is divesting its…

Line 5 pipeline shutdown adds urgency to Michigan’s propane heating debate

Shutting down the pipeline would cut off the Upper Peninsula from its supply of cheap propane, but clean energy advocates say there are better alternatives for heating.

Michigan group helping to keep justice on the state’s environmental agenda

Michigan Advisory Council on Environmental Justice members say Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration is listening to it on issues from pipelines to the pandemic.

EGLE’s Decision to Grant Enbridge Oil Tunnel Permits Out of Touch with Climate Crisis

Today, Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) approved a permit Enbridge was seeking to build an oil pipeline tunnel to replace Line 5 under the…

Detroit affordable housing project will give renters benefits of solar ownership

The unique model would put utility bill savings from solar installation into a fund to help residents cover expenses such as medical bills or college tuition.

Commentary: Distributed energy plays a critical role in Michigan’s carbon-neutral goal

A new presidential administration in 2021 will change the policy landscape for states that are working toward realizing ambitious carbon neutrality goals.

Commission Orders Judge to Reconsider Exclusion of Climate Change in Enbridge Line 5 Case in Light of Gov. Whitmer’s Line 5 Shutdown Order

Reacting to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s order to shut down the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline, the Michigan Public Service Commission today ordered that Administrative Law Judge Dennis Mack re-hear…


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