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Wisconsin making progress on air pollution, state report finds

COAL: Robert Murray, the founder and former president and CEO of Murray Energy, has died. He was 80 years old. (Associated Press) ALSO: Wisconsin is making progress on reducing air pollution, including cutting sulfur dioxide emissions 89% from 2002-2017. (Wisconsin Public Radio) PIPELINES: • An administrative law judge rules that state regulators do not have […]

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Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Minnesota vehicle emission plan

EMISSIONS: Duluth, Minnesota, continues to reduce emissions from downtown buildings as it expands a redesigned district heating system after converting boilers from coal to natural gas. (Energy News Network) ALSO: A federal judge dismisses a lawsuit from Minnesota auto dealers against a state agency over proposed rules that would require them to provide a certain […]

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Michigan needs aggressive renewable goals, advocates say

RENEWABLES: Environmental activists say a consultant’s presentation to a Michigan climate advisory council dismissed a 100% renewable target and suggested a path that would rely too heavily on carbon capture. (Energy News Network) ALSO: • Eligible customers have been notified about opting out of Columbus, Ohio’s renewable energy aggregation program, which would lock in rates […]