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Governor Rick Snyder says one of his long-term ambitions is to improve Michigan’s access to electricity by extending the power grid to connect the upper and lower peninsulas. 


(MPRN-Lansing) One of the top Republicans in the state House has introduced bills that would make sweeping changes to Michigan’s energy policies. House Majority Floor Leader Aric Nesbitt (R-Lawton), who is chairman of the House Energy Policy Committee, introduced the legislation a week before Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to unveil his own plans on the issue. 

COVERT - Palisades nuclear power plant's federal safety rating will be downgraded due to a violation related to how some workers' radiation doses were monitored and calculated last year.

Size and number of solar panels has not been determined

Nuclear Regulatory Commission could downgrade the safety status of plant and boost regulatory oversight