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Group faults effort to spare birdlife from wind turbines
Waterbury Republic American (5/20)
An advocacy group says the government's voluntary approach is allowing too many wind farms to be built or planned for construction in important nesting areas and flight paths across large sections of the nation.
Project moves ahead to generate energy from St. Clair River current; work planned this summer
Daily Journal (5/13)
A project to generate energy from the St. Clair River's strong current is moving forward with plans to install four energy-harnessing devices in the river this year.
Company looks to capture force of river
The Times Herald (5/12)
Vortex Hydro Energy, a company that has previously studied harnessing the St. Clair River's current, will be placing energy generating devices in the river near Dunn Paper in Port Huron.
Energy policy debate is missing the point, advocates say
Great Lakes Echo (5/7)
Debate over Michiganís future energy policy continues with proposals aimed at cheap, reliable energy, but environmental advocates say legislators are missing the bigger picture.
What's next for Michigan's energy transformation?
Detroit Free Press (4/25)
Michigan may have already harvested its low-hanging fruit on renewable energy; opportunities exist to greatly expand cleaner energy sources statewide, but they will come with more challenges.
Turtles send Ontario wind farm proposal back to environment tribunal
The Globe and Mail (4/21)
Gilead Power Corp. ran into a legal roadblock this week when the Ontario Court of Appeal called a halt to the companyís $80-million plan to install nine wind turbines in Eastern Ontario.
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