Biden — Don’t Be A Pipeline President!

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 13:40:09 +0000

By David Lapp Jost This month’s events have made it painfully clear that we are experiencing a climate crisis. Lethal heatwaves and the ocean catching fire in a pipeline spill in the Gulf of Mexico are important signs. Yet Joe Biden is pushing us in exactly the wrong direction, supporting huge pipelines that will move […]

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Michigan’s Gas Giveaway

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 13:31:47 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Amulya Yerrapotu  The Michigan Legislature is currently considering a massive giveaway to gas utilities, tucked away in the state budget. This proposal would allocate $250 million of taxpayer money towards paying for gas utility infrastructure expansions, with no specification on how many homes this would serve or benefit. While the proposal […]

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Consumers Energy to Quit Coal by 2025, Speeding Closure of Five Units

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 15:50:44 +0000

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Michigan’s largest energy provider Consumers Energy will stop using coal as a fuel source for power generation within the next four years—15 years earlier than previously planned. In an updated integrated resource plan (IRP) filed with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) on June 23, the CMS Energy subsidiary said the effort would lead Michigan’s […]

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Consumers Energy to Quit Coal by 2025, Speeding Closure of Five Units

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 15:50:44 +0000

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Michigan’s largest energy provider Consumers Energy will stop using coal as a fuel source for power generation within the next four years—15 years earlier than previously planned. In an updated integrated resource plan (IRP) filed with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) on June 23, the CMS Energy subsidiary said the effort would lead Michigan’s […]

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DTE Retires River Rouge Coal-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2021 18:35:39 +0000

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DTE Energy has retired the last operating unit of its River Rouge coal-fired power plant along the Detroit River, a facility that came online in 1956 and entered commercial operation in 1958. The utility on June 4 said River Rouge, located just southwest of Detroit, Michigan, operated for the final time on May 31. The […]

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1,000 Arrests Expected Over Enbridge Line 3 Tar Sands Pipeline

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 18:47:17 +0000

The coming month will be critical for the controversial Enbridge Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline, currently under construction in Northern Minnesota, AP reports. “Due to the urgency of the climate crisis and the fact that Indigenous leaders have not consented to the Line 3 project,” organizers from 300 groups warned President Biden in a […]

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Line 5 Pipeline Continues Operation, Violating Michigan Order

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 23:18:54 +0000

Enbridge continued operating its Line 5 oil pipeline through the environmentally ultra-sensitive Straits of Mackinac, defying an order by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to shut down the pipeline. The Canadian pipeline company’s defiance of the order is a dramatic development in a long-running showdown between it and Michigan. Enbridge, which is also seeking to build […]

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Meijer & EVgo Team Up To Bring You More EV Fast Chargers

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 01:27:48 +0000

Meijer, a major grocery store chain in the US Northeast that is based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is teaming up with EV fast charging giant EVgo to bring EV fast chargers to a parking lot near you (assuming you live in a Meijer region). EVgo is a true leader in the EV charging arena. […]

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Small Town Michigan Students Are Fundraising To Add 30 kW Of Solar To Their School

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:19:53 +0000

A group of students at a middle and high school in East Jordan, Michigan didn’t like that their school runs on fossil fuels. Instead of just being sad about it, they decided to take matters into their own hands. The plan: to raise funds for the installation of a 30 kW solar system and learn […]

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Tesla Is Coming To Grand Rapids

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 03:37:38 +0000

WoodTV has reported that Tesla is launching its first vehicle service center in West Michigan. Tesla’s signs are already up at what used to be Prestige Auto Imports on 29th Street SE on the border of Grand Rapids and Kentwood. Tesla’s new service center will be near the area’s first Whole Foods Market, which is […]

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