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Politics & Government
4:29 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Science group says Michigan can affordably triple reliance on renewable energy by 2030

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Michigan can meet almost one-third of its electricity needs from in-state renewable energy sources by 2030 – at virtually no increase in cost to consumers.

That's according to a Union of Concerned Scientists report released on Wednesday. 

Sam Gomberg is an energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists and author of the report.

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Energy
6:30 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Union of Concerned Scientists’ nuclear expert in Michigan to discuss Palisades

Dave Lochbaum
Union of Concerned Scientists

The director of the nuclear safety project for the Union of Concerned Scientists is in Michigan to talk about the Palisades nuclear power plant.

David Lochbaum is critical of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in his latest report on nuclear safety released in March.

Lochbaum says the NRC should have fined Entergy, the company that owns Palisades, over a water leak last summer.

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