Aric Nesbitt

7:21 am
Fri December 5, 2014

House Passes Bill That Redefines Renewable Energy

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Environmentalists say state is taking step backward on renewable energy
LANSING, MI - The Michigan House of Representatives on Thursday passed 63-46 legislation that would count fuel from burning solid waste as a renewable energy source, something environmentalists say is "irresponsible." HB 5205, sponsored by Rep. Aric Nesbitt, R-Lawton, aims to remove barriers to the use of solid waste as a clean energy source.
8:37 am
Mon September 15, 2014

WSW: Republican Reprsentative Aric Nesbitt Seeks Another Term

Aric Nesbitt
Credit WMUK


State Representative Aric Nesbitt is seeking another two year term representing the 66th state House district. 

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11:57 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Oil-for-Carbon Bills Signed

State Rep. Aric Nesbitt speaks during the bill signing ceremony at WMU's Geological Repository.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

State Representative Aric Nesbitt says new laws on oil drilling will benefit Michigan’s economy and its environment. That’s because they promote carbon sequestration as a way to squeeze oil from underused wells.

Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed House Bills 4885, 5254, 5255 and 5274 at the Western Michigan University Geological Repository Tuesday morning.

Operators pump carbon dioixde gas down a well to force oil to rise to the surface. The gas is meant to stay underground indefinitely, out of the atmosphere where it would contribute to the greenhouse effect.

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7:49 pm
Sun January 19, 2014

Nesbitt says ALEC doesn't come before district

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Lawton Republican says he refused to sign group's loyalty oath
State Rep. Aric Nesbitt said no one should doubt his devotion to Southwest Michigan residents despite his formal role with a noted corporate-funded advocacy organization.
State of the State
9:18 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Reaction to State of State Address breaks along party lines

Governor Rick Snyder delivers the State of the State address Thursday night
Credit The Associated Press

State Representatives Aric Nesbitt (R-Lawton) and Kate Segal (D-Battle Creek) offered differing reactions to Governor Rick Snyder's address. 

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