Whitmer signs landmark energy law

Posted on AllSides November 28th, 2023
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) signed a landmark energy law in Detroit on Tuesday that sets an ambitious goal for Michigan to generate 100% of its energy from renewable resources by 2040. Whitmer declared herself “a climate optimist” as she signed the 11-bill package at Detroit’s Eastern Market. “Pessimism is pointless,” she said. “Let’s believe. Let’s fight for future generations. Let’s get it done.” But to accomplish that, the new law will take away the ability of local governments to reject large wind and solar energy projects on private property. That...

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