SOLAR: Cincinnati Zoo solar array has been ‘everything we wanted and more.’ (Midwest Energy News)

NATURAL GAS: Michigan residents prepare for disruption with proposed interstate pipeline. (Detroit Free Press)

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COAL: Missouri’s largest utility to close 61-year-old coal plant in St. Louis by 2022. (Associated Press)

OIL SPILL: Local officials question city’s response to oil spill, state calls it an ‘ongoing issue.’ (Lansing City Pulse)

UTILITY: Ohio public-schools group files complaint against FirstEnergy over surcharges. (Columbus Business First)

CLIMATE: Mayors group reluctant to tell Congress to back cap-and-trade policy. (Governing Magazine)

COAL: Coal and gas wastewater-treatment company closes in Pittsburgh, leaving regulators scrambling. (Associated Press)

CAP AND TRADE: Business groups and lawmakers try to keep motor fuels from being added to California’s cap-and-trade program. (GreenWire)

COAL ASH: Amended coal-ash legislation affecting Duke Energy goes back to North Carolina Senate. (Triad Business Journal)

COAL: Billionaire philanthropist and environmentalist has clouded record with coal investments. (New York Times)

COMMENTARY: Michigan benefits with pro-solar policies. (Crain’s Detroit Business)

Andy Balaskovitz

Andy compiles the Midwest Energy News digest and was a journalism fellow for Midwest Energy News from 2014-2020. He is managing editor of MiBiz in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and was formerly a reporter and editor at City Pulse, Lansing’s alternative newsweekly.

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