Good News – Canary Media: Michigan just passed one of the country’s most ambitious clean energy bills

Nov 9 – Michigan’s Democrat-controlled legislature has passed a package of clean energy bills that includes one of the most aggressive state-level clean energy targets in the nation. Senate Bill 271, which requires the state’s major utilities to achieve 100 percent carbon-free energy by 2040, as well as bills 273, 502 and 519, were passed on party-line votes in the Michigan House of Representatives and Senate, where Democrats hold narrow majorities. Michigan is now one of several states in which Democrats won governing ​“trifectas” in the 2022 midterm elections and then proceeded to enact significant climate policy. Read ON.