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Posted inMidwest Energy News

Detroit’s untapped energy savings potential

EFFICIENCY: A growing number of Detroit commercial building owners adopt energy efficiency measures to reduce energy waste, costs and emissions, while experts see significant potential to do more across the city. (Energy News Network/Planet Detroit) OIL & GAS:• Federal environmental officials respond to a spill of thousands of gallons of oil-like material into the Flint […]

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Illinois to take up nuclear bailout bill as deadline looms

NUCLEAR: • The Illinois House is expected to consider a sweeping energy bill tomorrow that could prevent two Exelon nuclear plants from closing while also prioritizing renewable energy and utility ethics reforms. (Reuters) • A Wisconsin judge will allow a demolition contractor to participate in a regulatory case involving the decommissioning of a nuclear plant, […]

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Wisconsin regulators consider requiring utility EV pilot programs

NUCLEAR: A new report warns that Midwestern nuclear plants are at risk of climate-related stresses, which could harm states’ ability to cut carbon emissions. (Energy News Network) ALSO: Support is growing among some Ohio lawmakers to preserve a law that supports financially struggling nuclear power plants. (Fremont News Messenger) ***SPONSORED LINK: The Rise Up! podcast […]