Michigan

Ontario Renewable Power Suppliers Watch Michigan Vote on Power Mandate; Schneider Electric Cuts Energy Use by 25% - Energy Minute for November 6, 2012

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Alternative energy producers in Ontario are waiting to see if Michigan voters approve Proposal 3. Proposal 3 mandates that 25 percent of the state’s electricity must be provided by renewable resources by 2025. Unconquered Sun Solar Technologies of Windsor is planning to enter the U.S. market if the proposal passes.

Erb Institute and World Environment Center Partner to Create Student Opportunities in Sustainable Development

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WASHINGTON, November 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan (Ross School of Business and School of Natural Resources and Environment) and the World Environment Center (WEC) today announced a partnership to directly engage MBA/MS students in planning and implementing sustainable development initiatives with leading global companies. 

Coalition of America’s Best-Known Companies Endorses Michigan’s Proposal 3

BICEP Announces Support for Michigan Renewable Energy Amendment
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BOSTON, October 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Three weeks before Election Day, BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy) today announced its support for Michigan’s Proposal 3, which would require at least 25 percent of the state’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources by 2025.

AEP is Working Around the Clock to Restore Power

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On June 29, a major storm impacted several states within AEP's service territory.  More than 660,000 AEP Ohio customers were affected and over 1.4 million customers across AEP's eastern service territory were without power.  AEP is working around the clock to restore service to customers as safely and quickly as possible.  Personnel dedicated to system repairs are working 16 hours a day.

Voters in America’s Auto & Manufacturing Heartland Want 60 MPG Fuel Economy Standard by 2025

1,600 likely Ohio and Michigan voters surveyed by the Mellman Group for Ceres, see job and national security benefits as well as big savings at the pump
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Washington, D.C. - May 25, 2011 - A new poll of 800 likely Michigan voters and 800 likely Ohio voters found overwhelming and intense support for requiring the auto industry to increase average fuel economy to 60 miles per gallon by 2025 and reduce carbon dioxide pollution from new cars, pickup trucks, minivans and SUVs. The poll was conducted by The Mellman Group for Ceres from April 9-12.                        

New House Energy Committee Chair Rep. Upton Grows Skeptical About Climate Change and Waits for Business to Change his Mind

Are Michigan companies listening to climate-conscious consumers?
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) January 13, 2011 - In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, new House energy committee chair Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) continued changing his tune from being a climate solutions advocate to a climate change skeptic when he aligned himself with fellow skeptic and Americans For Prosperity (AFP) President Tim Phillips to support the lawsuits by global warming polluters against climate rules. 

Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy New Cafeteria Program Features 10 Daily Healthy-Choice Entrées

Sodexo improves Pontiac, Mich., school’s dining program with complete menu makeover
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Gaithersburg, Md., - October 14, 2010 - The 850 students at Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy have at least 10 healthy entrées to choose from each day at several different à la carte areas including grill, deli, pizza, and culinary-creation stations thanks to student nutrition provider Sodexo.  In the past, the school’s Pontiac campus for middle and high school students, offered only one main lunch entrée daily.

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