Energy

Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Mandate Use of Renewable Energy is Bad Public Policy and Should Be Rejected!

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today voiced strong opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment to mandate utilities to obtain at least 25 percent of their electricity from renewable energy sources by the year 2025.

“The best way to develop and expand renewable energy in Michigan is through the marketplace or the legislative process, not by amending the state constitution,” said Rich Studley, President & CEO of the Michigan Chamber. 

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Michigan Chamber Announces Support for Keystone XL Pipeline; Pipeline Will Boost State and National Energy Security

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced, in cooperation with the Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), that 14,382 public comments have been submitted from Michigan residents supporting the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The comments were submitted to the U.S. Department of State, which must issue the final necessary permit to allow the Keystone XL project to proceed.

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