The Michigan utility aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, but its compensation packages still include rewards for “coal plant reliability.”
Coal country is not without options. But coal’s long legacy of hope, promises and failure has instilled a political inertia that won’t soon be overcome.
Communities contemplate how to survive a post-extraction economy.
In hearings this week, environmental advocates and community members voiced concerns about the state’s many contaminated sites.
What happens when a $28.6 billion industry spirals into permanent decline?