Retiring Michigan Coal

Michigan utilities have a series of decisions to make in the coming years: pour money into updating their old, dirty coal plants, or replace those plants with investments in cleaner resources such as energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Eckert Power Plant, Lansing

Lansing Board of Water & Light

The Lansing Board of Water and Light (BWL) owns and operates two of largest carbon emitters in Ingham Co – the Eckert coal plant and the Erickson c

Clean air and water advocates hail Lansing BWL agreement to retire Erickson coal plant

LANSING – Clean air and water advocates today applauded a settlement agreement announced by the Sierra Club requiring the Lansing Board of Water & Light to shut down the Erickson coal-fired generating station by 2025 for violating the Federal Clean Air Act.

Michigan Currents - Fall 2017

Michigan Currents - Fall 2017

In this issue: Michigan’s Water Infrastructure — Investing in Our Future; Line 5 Update; Clean Water Members Clean Up Lake St. Clair Metropark; Michigan Septic Systems; Welcome Clean Water Action's New Michigan Director; Another Coal Plant Bites the Dust!

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From We All Live Downstream

March 5, 2015

I imagine that reading about “Sulfur Dioxide” may, at first, sound about as interesting as reading through your old high school science homework, and nowhere nearly as interesting as say, a good Stephen King thriller.  But what if I told you that Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) was even scarier than the books in your typical Horror section . . . and posed a far more realistic threat than vampires and haunted cars?

November 7, 2013

By Alicia Vignoe, Michigan Executive Assistant Intern

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