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New Administration Moves Quickly on Environmental Front

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Moving on all fronts, Trump administration has several ways to affect environmental regulations and policy. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Clean Water, Climate Change, Energy, Environmental Legislation, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Public Policy

New Michigan Policies Make Energy Efficiency a Priority

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New Michigan legislation makes it easier and more affordable for local governments to initiate energy efficiency programs at public facilities and operations. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Energy, Public Policy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability

EPA Issues New Regulations Governing Air Emissions Generated by Oil, Gas Activities

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EPA’s new rules will govern methane emissions from new oil and gas industry operation sources, with regulations for existing sources on the horizon. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Greenhouse Gases, Natural Gas, Oil & Gas, Public Policy

Incentives can cut Energy use During Peak Periods

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United States Supreme Court upholds rule allowing energy users to be paid for not using energy during peak times. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Energy, Public Policy

Report Measures Impact of Renewable Portfolio Standard

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Michigan's Legislators should consider the increasingly positive business case for supporting the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard before acting to roll it back or eliminate it outright. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Clean Water, Climate Change, Energy, Environmental Legislation, Greenhouse Gases, Public Policy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability

Factual Support Lacking in Michigan Legislature's Effort to Change Net Metering Law

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Changes in Michigan net metering laws should be based on actual data, not conjecture. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Energy, Environmental Legislation, Public Policy, Renewable Energy

Technology, Regulation Can Change Michigan's Energy Future — But How?

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Proposed legislative changes to Michigan's net metering policy could dramatically impact the state's renewable energy future. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Environmental Regulation, Public Policy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability

EPA Report on Fracking, Drinking Water Lays Groundwork for More Study

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Supporters and opponents of fracking can all find something they like in the EPA’s draft report on its assessment on the effect of fracking on drinking water resources. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, Environmental Protection Agency, Fracking, Public Policy

Can Grow America Act Deal With Challenges of Aging, Underfunded Transportation System?

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Transportation Secretary lobbies for the Grow America Act, which seeks to jump start long delayed improvements and repairs to the US infrastructure. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Public Policy
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