Supporters split the bipartisan proposals into separate bills this session in hopes of overcoming opposition.
Dana Nessel is taking “a step up from previous attorneys general” on energy-related issues, one observer says.
“I saw Line 5 as the biggest threat to the sanctity of the Great Lakes,” Attorney General Dana Nessel says.
Critics says the Upper Peninsula Power Co. is promoting its own large solar project while discouraging rooftop projects.
Dana Nessel backed an appeal arguing the arrangement is a conflict of interest, calling the contracts a “reckless gamble with ratepayer money.”