A pair of idled St. Clair River oil pipelines originally built in 1918 are generating outrage among Michigan environmental groups although the pipeline owners say there are no current plans to send crude oil through them.
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A petroleum transport company may soon receive approval to ship heavy crude oil from Marysville into Canada via a 98-year-old pipeline under the St. Clair River — without public hearings or an environmental assessment.
Michigan’s solar future is so bright that advocates say you might have to wear shades.
Assuming all goes as planned, Michigan may soon see a solar project nearly 50 times larger than its largest existing installation.
Michigan Business Sunday is dedicated this week to the state's energy evolution. With 25 coal-fired power plants to be retired, and utilities required to produce more energy from renewable sources, the state's energy profile is evolving.
The Michigan Agency for Energy is in charge of leading Michigan's energy future, and it's leading by example with solar panels and energy efficiency improvements.
Michigan will be developing its own plan to meet the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new regulations for existing power plants, state officials announced today.
Questions over how proposed changes to the state's net metering program would impact the state flew in a Senate panel today, with some senators expressing skepticism as to whether the current plan is fair for both Michigan solar users and utility companies.
Editor's note: This open letter from solar-installation owner Dan Zimmer, of West Olive, is addressed to Gov. Rick Snyder and Zimmer's state lawmakers, Sen. Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, and Amanda Price, R-Park Township.