SPORTS: ‘Carbon Free Girl’ brings new approach to professional race car circuit. (Midwest Energy News)

CARBON: Minnesota is a model for reducing carbon emissions without breaking much of a sweat. (New York Times)

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RELIABILITY: Detroit Public Schools announces switch to DTE Energy to improve reliability, decrease lost school days due to outages. (CBS Detroit)

COAL: Wisconsin resident claims nearby We Energies coal plant is exacerbating family’s health issues. (The Journal Times)

PIPELINE: Company proposing ET Rover pipeline through Michigan argued it was unnecessary less than two years ago. (Detroit Free Press)

NATURAL GAS: Researchers take a closer look at Pierre Shale gas and how it might affect production in Great Plains states. (Associated Press)

POLITICS: D.C.-based group spends $600K to tout Kansas governor and his support for coal. (Associated Press)

OIL AND GAS: Illinois is more favorable to coal than oil and gas industries, petroleum broker claims. (Southern Illinoisan)

BIOFUEL: Illinois city considers using lake sediment as part of bio-energy site. (Herald-Review)

WIND: The case for expanding wind energy in Tornado Alley states. (Forbes)

FRACKING: Ballot initiative in Colorado could twist politics in state where fracking industry has flourished. (Grist)

COMMENTARY: Proposed fracking rules in Michigan don’t go far enough. (Grand Haven Tribune)

Andy Balaskovitz

Andy Balaskovitz

Andy has been a journalism fellow for Midwest Energy News since 2014, following four years at City Pulse, Lansing’s alt-weekly newspaper. He covers the state of Michigan and also compiles the Midwest Energy News daily email digest. Andy is a graduate of Michigan State University’s Journalism School, where he focused on topics covered by the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism and wrote for the Great Lakes Echo. He was the 2008 and 2009 recipient of the Edward Meeman Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Environmental Journalism at Michigan State.

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