A task force is expected to propose new regulations to limit leaks from landfills and natural gas infrastructure.
In Michigan, thousands of additional miles of these decades-old bare steel and cast iron gas distribution networks are in need of upgrades, state regulators say.
Wisconsin regulators will only consider the proposed plant’s site, not whether it is necessary.
A letter signed by 77 local boards of health asks Gov. Charlie Baker to suspend new gas projects until after a review.
The northern Minnesota utility has an opportunity to convince regulators of its need at a meeting Thursday in Duluth.