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Rising Gas Prices? Here’s Why.

The greed of Big Oil CEOs and climate-fueled extreme weather events will likely lead to higher gas prices. If you’re planning on covering gas prices, the facts speak for themselves: Big Oil CEOs continue to work to protect their bottom line, even if it means price-gouging families in Michigan. Meanwhile, Donald Trump and MAGA Republicans are […]

May 22, 2024

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ICYMI: In Detroit, Energy Secretary Granholm, Vice President Harris Announce $100 Million in EV Transition Funding for Auto Parts Manufacturers

Detroit, Mich. – On Monday, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm joined Vice President Kamala Harris, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, and Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su in Detroit to announce more than $100 million in federal funding for small- and medium-sized auto parts manufacturers to expand or retool their facilities to support the shift to electric vehicles.  Highlights […]

May 8, 2024

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For Earth Week, Biden-Harris Administration Makes Historic Investment in Michigan’s Clean Energy Future

Lansing, Mich. – To commemorate Earth Week, the Biden-Harris administration announced a slew of investments and programs aimed at boosting the clean energy economy and protecting our health and environment from the harmful effects of climate change. These initiatives are directly benefiting the people of Michigan, as outlined below. “President Biden is the most accomplished climate president in […]

April 30, 2024

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ICYMI: Biden-Harris Administration Announces $7 Billion in Solar Power Funding for 900,000 Low-Income Households

Lansing, MI — On Earth Day, the Biden-Harris administration announced 60 grantees that will receive $7 billion in grant awards through the Solar for All grant competition. These awardees will provide solar energy to 900,000 low-income households in all 50 states while generating an estimated 200,000 jobs as part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction […]

April 23, 2024

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US Department of Agriculture Announces More than $4 Million in Funding for 26 Renewable Energy Projects in Michigan

Lansing, MI — The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced $124 million in renewable energy and fertilizer production projects in 44 states. This investment is part of the Biden-Harris administration’s clean energy plan, which is bringing clean energy jobs and investment to the United States at an unprecedented pace and scale, while also helping […]

April 1, 2024

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Energy Secretary Granholm Doubles Down on  Michigan’s Clean Energy Future

LANSING, MI — With stops in several Michigan cities over two days this week, U.S. Energy  Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm launched a new framework to train Michigan’s workforce for  good paying, family sustaining jobs in the EV battery industry and visited LG Energy Solution’s  EV battery manufacturing facility in Holland. Sec. Granholm was joined at […]

March 28, 2024

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President Biden’s Clean Energy Plan Creates 20,000+ Jobs and Generates  $21.5 Billion Investment in Michigan 

Washington, D.C. — On the heels of last night’s State of the Union address, a new  Climate Power report released this week reveals that Michigan has seen forty-five  new clean energy projects since 2022, resulting in 20,107 new clean energy jobs and  more than $21.5 billion in new investments, including in electric vehicle  manufacturing.  “The […]

March 8, 2024

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REPORT CARD: Trump Gets an F in Michigan; In November, He’ll Get an L

Washington, D.C. – Ahead of today’s Michigan primary, we’re here to remind you that Donald Trump failed Michigan families and the economy as President. His anti-worker and climate-denier agenda cost families jobs and made Michigan’s air and water dirtier, threatening the health of communities across the state. Trump rolled back clean cars standards that would have saved families money at the pump and protected wages for workers across the nation. The rollback was estimated to cost Michiganders over $745 million per year. Families in Michigan can’t afford another Trump presidency. 

February 27, 2024

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REPORT CARD: Trump’s Climate Failure Hurt Michigan Families

Trump failed the auto industry and gave Big Oil free rein to pollute our air and water Washington, D.C. – Ahead of what’s expected to be another misinformation-filled speech by Donald Trump in Michigan today, we’d like to once again remind you of how he failed Michiganders as president. Trump decimated Obama-era climate policies that […]

February 17, 2024

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Biden Stands with Michigan Autoworkers as Trump’s Big Oil Donors Tout Billions in Profits

Detroit, Michigan – Today, President Biden is visiting Michigan to stand with the United Auto Workers (UAW), whose endorsement he secured last week. In his endorsement of Biden, UAW President Shawn Fain said, “The choice is clear: Joe Biden bet on the American worker and Trump blamed the American worker.” A big part ofa that bet is Biden’s clean energy plan, which has sparked a clean energy boom that has already resulted in over 16,699 new good-paying jobs in Michigan alone.

February 1, 2024