Ten percent of Michigan’s power will come from renewable sources by the end of this year. For a small Lake Michigan community, though, that’s not enough.
Michigan’s governor is speaking out against a plan by operators of a major natural gas pipeline to reverse its flow and use it to move bottlenecked crude oil to the Gulf of Mexico.
A Michigan-led team of researchers from four nations are studying the best ways to increase the production of cleaner fuels like ethanol and biodiesel – and do so in a way that is economically and environmentally sustainable.
The answer to Michigan’s energy woes is right beneath our feet. So says an Obama administration official who points to “un-mined gold” in the Great Lakes state and using enhanced oil recovery to get at it.
But what if a bug could zap and clean up nuclear waste? Sound too good to be true? Not necessarily, say researchers at Michigan State University.