Mackinac Island ferry switching to electric power

A $3.06 million grant will be used to convert Mackinac ferry to electric power. Written by Janelle D. James of Bridge Michigan on March 14, 2023.

Consumers Energy OK’d to raise electric rates, must double rooftop solar

Written by Sheri McWhirter of MLive on January 20, 2023. LANSING, MICH. – State officials agreed on an electric rate hike for customers of Consumers Energy but required the…

Bandyk: Utilities can help consumers by moving away from natural gas | Opinion

Written by Amy Bandyk, executive director of the Citizens Utility Board of Michigan, for The Detroit News.

Michigan among three states expected to dominate EV battery manufacturing in 2030

Written by Catherine Clifford, CNBC. Georgia, Kentucky, and Michigan are going to dominate electric vehicle battery manufacturing in the United States by 2030. This EV battery manufacturing capacity…

Voices for Carbon Neutrality Meets With University President

MiCAN member Voices for Carbon Neutrality (VCN) acquaints new president at the University of Michigan with major climate issues and urges action.

EPA, enviro groups file last flurry of comments for Army Corps’ review of Line 5 tunnel

Prominent Michigan and Midwest environmental groups recommend USACE assess alternatives to the Line 5 tunnel. Written by Laina G. Stebbins of Michigan Advance on October 18, 2022.

Environmental Groups Call on Army Corps to Consider Alternatives to Line 5 that Don’t Cross Straits of Mackinac

PRESS RELEASE — October 14, 2022   “The Corps has got to get this right”

Gov. Whitmer Unveils MI Healthy Climate Plan to Create Good-Paying Jobs, Protect Air and Water

Plan outlines path to carbon neutrality by 2050, interim steps to take by 2030 including more clean energy, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, land & water conservation 

New Report: 16+ MI Communities with Bold Climate Plans

Local climate action shows urgent need for strong, just state climate policy

Line 5 Updates and Media: 2/28/2022

There have been many recent updates in the fight to shut down Line 5, and a historic moment in the case was reached.


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