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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 farm plans continue despite First Nation territory dispute
CBC News (3/4)
Hearings begin this week on the environmental impact of a wind farm proposed for the shores of Lake Superior — but what won't be discussed in those hearings is the dispute between two First Nations as to whose territory the wind is blowing through.
Ohio wind turbine shutdown raises issue of migratory bird safety
Great Lakes Echo (3/4)
Officials at the Camp Perry National Guard base in northern Ohio recently announced that they will indefinitely suspend plans to build a wind turbine after receiving complaints that it would threaten local migratory birds.
Company appeals pet coke storage ban on Detroit River
CBC News (2/3)
Detroit's buildings safety engineering and environmental department (BSEED) denied Detroit Bulk Storage's request to store pet coke in an existing storage yard and waive the maximum height requirement for storage, but the company will appeal that decision.
Worries about bird deaths derail wind power project in Ohio
A wind power project on the shore of Lake Erie near Toledo, Ohio, has been delayed due to concerns about the impact the project would have on migrating birds in the area.
CUSLI Conference on Energy and the Environment
The 2014 Canada-United States Law Institute Conference will examine how our nations can come together to answer difficult questions related to energy and economy, and create a new vision for North American energy. The conference takes place April 4-5 at Case Western Reserve School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio.
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