Retiring Michigan Coal

Michigan utilities have a series of decisions to make in the coming years: pour money into updating their old, dirty coal plants, or replace those plants with investments in cleaner resources such as energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Clean Water Action applauds federal court holding DTE Energy accountable for pollution

LANSING, Mich. – Clean Water Action today applauded the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for its ruling yesterday that DTE Energy should have obtained a permit for increasing emissions after the company expanded its Monroe power plant in 2010.

Clean air and water advocates hail Lansing BWL agreement to retire Erickson coal plant

LANSING – Clean air and water advocates today applauded a settlement agreement announced by the Sierra Club requiring the Lansing Board of Water & Light to shut down the Erickson coal-fired generating station by 2025 for violating the Federal Clean Air Act.