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Thumb Power Outage

Another Power Outage in the Upper Thumb Yep…we didn’t have any power. Another Thumb power outage. We rolled into our cottage knowing that the power was already out.  Not an uncommon occurrence in the Upper Thumb. However, the neighbors had a generator going and we...

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Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder Made Aggressive Goal With Renewable Energy

In a statement on Friday March 13th. Michigan’s governor Snyder pressed for targets for renewable energy that will exceed Jennifer Granholm’s targets of 10% renewable energy within 10 years. Snyder’s goal is 30 to 40 percent renewable energy, coupled with waste elimination by 2025 .

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Potential Stop of All Wind Projects in Michigan’s Thumb

[Ed Note: This post is dated March 2012] Michigan’s Huron County Commissioner John Nugent really knows how the wind blows in Huron County Michigan.  His recent announcement of his position in the Huron Daily Tribune was direct and to the point. “I’m in the process...

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DTE to Close Harbor Beach Power Plant – Cite Thumb Loop and Pollution Rules

Story from 2012 – DTE officials announced on that it plans to suspend operations of the Michigan Coal Powered Plant at Harbor Beach as soon as August 2013. The Huron Daily Tribune in Bad Axe says the decision results from federal emission standards that take...

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