Environmental and public transit advocates are dismayed by their exclusion from a new council charged with shaping a vision for “future mobility” in the state.
Skeptics worry the plan will give polluters an inexpensive and imprecise option to meet future emission targets.
Voters will decide next month whether to shift oil and gas royalty spending from land acquisition to park development.
The Michigan utility aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, but its compensation packages still include rewards for “coal plant reliability.”
A letter signed by representatives of 40 organizations says the state needs an accelerated timeline for phasing out carbon emissions.