Officials must read more than “tea leaves” to fully understand how Michigan’s medical and recreational cannabis industries will impact the state’s energy grid.
Moving on all fronts, Trump administration has several ways to affect environmental regulations and policy.
There is likely little a Trump administration could do to stem the growth of renewable forms of energy.
New Michigan legislation makes it easier and more affordable for local governments to initiate energy efficiency programs at public facilities and operations.
United States Supreme Court upholds rule allowing energy users to be paid for not using energy during peak times.
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.
Changes in Michigan net metering laws should be based on actual data, not conjecture.
Recent studies confirm renewables and efficiency technologies leading the way toward our energy future.
Michigan’s governor looks to advance state’s energy policies but faces push back from the Legislature.
Court requires MSPC to reconsider its decision permitting a gas pipeline and to comply with the Michigan Environmental Protection Act.
EPA decides to regulate coal ash as solid waste, but not as hazardous waste.
The Michigan Legislature attempted to add burning solid waste within the definition of “renewable energy."
Public comments on proposed new EPA greenhouse gas rules raise new issues, so agency seeks comments on those issues.
Michigan's energy efficiency scorecard shows an improved score over 2013, but state maintained is 12th place ranking nationally.
Shale gas provides the US with a competitive advantage over other nations, but risks exist that may limit that advantage, according to Chairman and CEO of BASF.
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- Assessing Impact of Michigan’s Cannabis Industry on State’s Electric Grid Requires Data, Planning
- New Administration Moves Quickly on Environmental Front
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- Michigan Lawmakers Ease Access to Underground Storage Tank Clean-up Funds
- Renewable Energy Poised to Thrive Under any White House
- HUD Proposes New Lead-based Paint Rule to Protect Kids
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