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    The Proposed Coal-Fired Power Plant in Rogers City, Michigan, Part 6

    By jenkuz, Section News
    Posted on Wed Jun 10, 2009 at 11:51:04 PM EST
    Tags: Global Warming, Michigan, Stimulus, coal, industry, jobs, power plant (all tags)

    The Citizens for Environmental Inquiry, in their never ending quest to kill the Wolverine Clean Energy Venture, filed a lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality in Ingham County Circuit Court, five months after the group demanded the DEQ regulate CO2 as a pollutant.  The DEQ didn't respond to their demand within 90 days, so CEI filed the suit because, "my clients can no longer delay measures to assess and control the millions of tons of global warming pollution that can be released," said retired Judge Swallow, CEI's legal counsel.  Seven people in Rogers City must be heard.  The Advance reported that, "In filing this lawsuit, CEI is very much aware that Michigan has the highest unemployment rate in the nation and Presque Isle County has the highest in Michigan."

    In late March, 2008, Wolverine asked the County Planning Commission to amend it's original special use permit to include the burning of biomass.

    Up until now, there had been two groups interested in killing the power plant.  The seven people of CEI, all locals who believed Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, and a man from Traverse City who gets his money from San Fransisco, Tom Karas (Michigan Energy Alternatives.)  However, the Planning Commission meeting attracted more outsiders.

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    I heard people from (none / 0) (#1)
    by RushLake on Fri Jun 12, 2009 at 06:08:13 AM EST
    Wolverine on one of the WTCM-AM morning shows some months back. It sounded like they had jumped thru all the hoops, and done all their homework. It was amazing, all the butts they had to kiss to get this thing done along with the money they must have had to spend. This thing means some jobs and better energy provision for the Rogers City area.

    There is a third player involved in stopping this. I think that Clueless Jenny, with her gutless mixed signals on energy is that third player. DEQ, as usual, was unsupportive of the people too.  

    Re: DEQ and Jenny (none / 0) (#2)
    by jenkuz on Fri Jun 12, 2009 at 02:03:57 PM EST
    Actually, I haven't reported that far in the story yet, but it's coming up.  Actually, I found that the DEQ was extremely professional and in my view is hog-tied by executive order.

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