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When Coal Falls Short, Renewables Stand Strong

 Last week, two Michigan utilities had trouble getting the coal they had purchased to their plants. DTE Energy had coal they purchased held up on a train in Chicago after the company responsible for transporting it had problems getting from

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Michiganders Demand More Solar

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Clean Energy Now April 8, 2014 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org Michiganders Demand More Solar Citizens deliver thousands of petitions in support of expanding access to solar power LANSING – In a petition submitted to

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Snyder Administration Gives More Tax Breaks to Big Polluters

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Clean Energy Now April 1, 2014 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org Snyder Administration Gives More Tax Breaks to Big Polluters LANSING – Today, Lt. Governor Brian Calley signed legislation giving more tax breaks to corporate

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BP Responsible for Great Lakes Oil Spill

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Clean Energy Now March 25, 2014 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org BP Responsible for Great Lakes Oil Spill Whiting Refinery Spills 500 Gallons of Oil into Lake Michigan MICHIGAN – On Monday afternoon, a mechanical

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Time to leave coal in the past

 What do we hang onto from the year 1900? That’s about when the nation’s first coal-fired power plant opened. Think of the number of changes we’ve made since then. Think of the products that are newer than that and yet

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Residents to MDEQ: Detroit Not a Dumping Ground for Pet Coke

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Clean Energy Now March 5, 2014 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org Residents to MDEQ: Detroit Not a Dumping Ground for Pet Coke Citizens concerned pet coke might return to Detroit DETROIT – Today, local leaders,

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MPSC to Senate Energy Committee: It’s Time to Get in the Clean Energy Game

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Clean Energy Now March 4, 2014 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org MPSC to Senate Energy Committee: It’s Time to Get in the Clean Energy Game Energy reports highlight need for legislature to advance state’s clean

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State Kicks Off Solar Work Group with DTE, Consumers, and Clean Energy Advocates

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Clean Energy Now February 24, 2014 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org State Kicks Off Solar Work Group with DTE, Consumers, and Clean Energy Advocates MPSC leads discussion about how best to expand customer renewables opportunities

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T-Shirt Events to Personalize Your Presence

 Here in Michigan, where over half our electricity still comes from coal (as if it’s the year 1901 or something), the battle for clean energy is, alas, still ongoing.  Our lakes, like yours, all have mercury warnings and fish advisories

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Poll Shows Michiganders Overwhelmingly Want More Clean Energy

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Clean Energy Now February 19, 2014 Contact: Marissa Luna, 989-798-3051, marissa@engagemichigan.org Poll Shows Michiganders Overwhelmingly Want More Clean Energy Massive support for more renewables means Michigan Legislature should act quickly MICHIGAN – A new poll

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