The US Supreme Court has struck down an EPA rule that was challenged by the state of Michigan. 

Melissa Benmark, WKAR

The public would not be able to obtain certain information about pipelines and other infrastructure under legislation in the state House. Supporters of House Bill 4540 say it’s an attempt to protect critical infrastructure from being attacked.

Holland, Mich. The Holland Board of Public Works’ ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday, April 21, could almost be called beginning of the homestretch of a project that has transformed significantly over its long course. “We’ve actually been doing this for almost a decade now,” BPW General Manager Dave Koster said. The construction will employ 200 tradesmen and is expected to be complete by early 2017. (Holland Sentinel)


The law that allows some Michigan school districts, businesses, and ratepayers to buy electricity from a competitor to their regional utility was the central issue in a state House hearing. It was part of the Legislature’s preparations to decide how to overhaul Michigan’s energy policies. 

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State Rep. Jon Hoadley discussed the future of Michigan's energy policy during a town hall event Thursday in Kalamazoo hosted by the Michigan League of Conservation Voters. The event took place as Michigan is set to begin debate on a new energy plan.