energy

Michigan Energy Overhaul Passes Senate

Nov 10, 2016
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The state Senate has adopted an overhaul of Michigan’s energy policy. It’s designed to ensure reliability as the state’s big utilities replace aging coal-fired plants that have to shut down. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Senate is back on break until after the election, but when they get back they have made a major piece of legislation a top priority. An overhaul to Michigan’s energy policy will be one of the first items up for vote when the Senate meets again. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Senate will interrupt its summer recess and return to the state Capitol this week. 

WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan could benefit from cleaner energy. That was the message of a report released Monday on model scenarios about Michigan’s energy future. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

State lawmakers are on summer recess, but the Michigan Public Radio Network’s Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta says big issues will be waiting when they return. 


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