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Wed June 29, 2011
Michigan approves power plant permit
DETROIT (AP) - State officials have approved a permit for a coal-burning power plant in northern Michigan.
The state Department of Environmental Quality is announcing the decision Wednesday.
The Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative Inc. now may proceed with its 600-megawatt, coal-fired steam electric power plant near Rogers City, about 210 miles north of Detroit.
Wolverine Power provides electricity to more than 220,000 customers