big rock point nuclear power plant http://michiganradio.org en New study looks at cancer risk near nuclear facilities, including one in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/new-study-looks-cancer-risk-near-nuclear-facilities-including-one-michigan <p>A new federal study will look at cancer risk around nuclear facilities.</p><p>The National Academy of Sciences study will look at cancer types in infants and the general population near six nuclear power plants and one nuclear-fuel plant for the Navy.</p><p>The sites being studied are in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey and Tennessee.</p><p>Researchers will look at the area around the decommissioned Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant in Charlevoix, Michigan.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:44:53 +0000 Mark Brush 9600 at http://michiganradio.org New study looks at cancer risk near nuclear facilities, including one in Michigan Consumers Energy loses round in court over refund http://michiganradio.org/post/consumers-energy-loses-round-court-over-refund <p>The Michigan Court of Appeals has rejected an effort by Jackson-based&nbsp;<a href="http://www.consumersenergy.com/">Consumers Energy</a> to reverse a state order that it repay $85 million&nbsp;to its customers.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Consumers Energy&rsquo;s customers are not getting any new money&nbsp;back from the utility.&nbsp;&nbsp; Consumers already repaid the&nbsp;$85 Million&nbsp;a year ago.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>But&nbsp;the&nbsp;legal fight over&nbsp;the state&rsquo;s order has continued since then.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 21:48:15 +0000 Steve Carmody 5943 at http://michiganradio.org Consumers Energy loses round in court over refund