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Michigan tax ruling could power wind energy projects
Great Lakes Echo (1/25)
A recent personal property tax ruling that will cost Michigan counties millions of dollars in revenue could prove vital for utility companies and energy manufacturers around the state.
Wind tower manufacturer sending regular shipments aboard ferry
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/11)
Vacationers taking the SS Badger across Lake Michigan this summer will be accompanied by oversize trailers carrying massive pieces of steel. The ship is carrying wind towers produced in Wisconsin and headed to wind farms under construction in Michigan.
Lawmakers resist wind turbines in the Great Lakes
Michigan Radio (6/10)
New legislation introduced by Republicans Greg MacMaster and Ray Franz would stop any proposed research or production of offshore wind power in the Great Lakes that border Michigan.
Michigan bill blocks lake wind farms
House Bill 4778 would prevent the state from entering into a lease or deed to site and build any offshore wind research structures or any wind turbines on submerged lands.
Niagara Falls region from above
Times Union (6/5)
A photos series depicting Niagara Falls views on June 4, 2013; and a wind farm in Lackawanna, N.Y., considered one of the largest urban renewable power developments in the world.
Lisbon studies turbine options for St. Lawrence River hydropower project
Watertown Daily Times (6/2)
A study into the feasibility of a St. Lawrence River-bottom hydroelectric project has not returned encouraging news, but town officials aren't ready to give up on the idea.
Energy Information Administration
U.S. Department of Energy
The EIA is an independent statistical and analytical agency that maintains a comprehensive data and information program relevant to energy resources.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The commission regulates the transmission of oil and natural gas, as well as the wholesale sales of electricity in interstate commerce.
Great Lakes Region's Global Climate Change/Energy Interests
Council of Great Lakes Industries
A report of discussions at the April 1997 Second Roundtable on North American Energy Policy.
Great Lakes Wind Collaborative
The Great Lakes Wind Collaborative (GLWC) is a group established to build consensus and identify and address issues affecting the planning, development, and operation of wind power facilities in the Great Lakes region.
Industrial Productivity and Efficiency
This site provides an overview on industrial productivity and efficiency, the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program and Weatherization, subsidies and data on gasoline prices and electricity consumption.
MichEEN: the Michigan Energy Efficiency Network
The Michigan Energy Efficiency Network is a tool for sharing and creating the strategies needed to solve 21st century energy challenges.
Great Lakes Gas Transmission Company
Delivers natural gas to customers in the mid-western and northeastern United States and Canada.
Natural Gas Pipeline Profile
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Overviews the financial, inventory, performance and safety of U.S. natural gas pipelines.
Pipeline Safety Data Analysis
U.S. Department of Transportation
Annual and summary statistics on liquid accidents, natural gas incidents for transmission and distribution operators.
Pipeline Safety Regulations
Office of Pipeline Safety
Provides pipeline safety laws as stated by the U.S. code Title 49 Regulations Part 186-199.
GLIN: Agencies and Organizations, Energy
GLIN: Agencies and Organizations, Utilities
GLIN: Pipelines in the Great Lakes Region