MiCAN Petition to Stop the "Tunnel to Oblivion"

MiCAN recently launched a petition in response to Governor Whitmer negotiating a deal with Enbridge to build a tar sands tunnel through Michigan.

Michigan revisits policy that limits solar development on farmland

A task force is examining whether participants in a farmland preservation program should be allowed to add solar panels.  

Michigan utility reaches deal over long-term clean energy plan

A proposed settlement between Consumers Energy and stakeholder groups was filed with regulators March 23.

Report warns about climate change impacts on Great Lakes and Region

A new report from Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) says climate change is causing significant and far-reaching impacts on the Great Lakes and the Great Lakes region.

Gov. Whitmer Signs Executive Order Creating Office of Climate and Energy

In a bold step to respond to the science that people have 12 years to significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions to prevent the worse effects of a warming…

Polar vortex offers utility customers lesson in demand response

Michigan residents might not have to wait for the next polar vortex to hear more about demand response.

Q&A: Michigan’s top utility regulator on the state’s energy transition

The chair of the Michigan Public Service Commission discusses how utility oversight has changed amid a shift toward renewable energy.

What’s next for Line 5: studies, permits and ‘inevitable’ lawsuits

A three-member board overseeing the tunnel project for the state is scheduled to hold its first meeting Wednesday.

Q&A: Legal expert on Line 5, treaty rights and the public trust

Mary Christina Wood is the architect of a legal argument designed to force government action on climate change, notably by a group of youth plaintiffs now suing the…

Midwest researchers tap into low-cost, long-duration energy storage

The test projects involve using cheap materials to store energy as heat and convert it to electricity when needed.


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