The concept is modeled on soil and water conservation districts that spread across the country in the 1930s.
Alignment with national security mission provides meaningful employment for military veterans.
A public input meeting in North Minneapolis drew several electric car owners and clean air advocates.
Critics say a recent report on decarbonizing transportation understates the importance of reducing driving.
Consumers Energy will target methane leaks in its system and buy renewable natural gas to offset what it can’t plug.