The federal Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act would give renewable energy companies some of the tax and funding advantages fossil fuel companies enjoy. Advocates say that giving energy sources the same advantages improves competition and the economy.
Voters will determine this November if Michigan will be the first to insert a clean energy requirement into its state constitution. A key part of the debate is whether the constitution is the appropriate place to dictate a state energy policy.
A state ballot proposal could create nearly 75,000 Michigan “job years” by 2025, according to a recent report. The concept of a job year may puzzle Michigan voters asked if 25 percent of their energy should come from renewable sources by 2025.
The convergence of the hurricane and two other weather systems has most Great Lakes freighters staying in port. But surfers are eagerly hitting the waves as they build hundreds of miles from the center of the storm.