Press Hit: Michigan Regulators Approve DTE Plan to Cut Pollution, Close Monroe Plant

Jul 26, 2023 | Engage Michigan

Michigan regulators approve DTE plan to cut pollution, close Monroe plant

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After years of negotiations with environmental groups, business leaders and the state, the Michigan Public Service Commission unanimously approved DTE Energy’s long-range plans to close the Monroe Power Plant, ditch coal by 2032 and invest more into solar and wind energy.

“This … is a step in the right direction, and it only happened due to advocacy from organizations across the state who intervened, got ratepayers involved and put the big energy utility’s feet to the fire,” Nick Dodge, communications director for the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, said in a statement.

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