UCS recently released a new analysis on the costly effects of how electric utilities operate their coal-fired power plants.
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June 24, 2020 11:13 AM EDT
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Right now, the Minnesota legislature has a chance to do something big on clean energy—but will the Senate step up to make it happen? Read more >
It’s “State of the State” Season: Time to Check in on Midwest Governors’ Climate and Clean Energy Progress
January 23, 2020 3:38 PM EDT
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer are both scheduled to give their State of the State addresses on January 29th.
As this is also the beginning of a new year, it’s also a good time to check-in on the climate and clean energy actions of some of the new Midwestern governors who took office last year—and what to look for with respect to next steps by their administrations and state legislatures.
December 10, 2019 10:09 AM EDT
After hundreds of pages of expert testimony (including testimony from UCS), thousands of public comments, and two rounds of legal briefing, a Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) administrative law judge will issue a recommended decision later this month on whether DTE’s integrated resource plan should be rejected, modified, or approved. UCS and numerous other stakeholders are urging the MPSC to reject DTE’s flawed resource plan and direct the company to redo its analysis. Here’s why. Read more >