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Pipeline opponents urge support
Daily Jefferson County Union (3/20)
Opponents of Enbridge Inc.ís expansion of Pipeline 61 began a concerted organizational effort to rally public support to their cause with an educational forum in Lake Mills, Wisconsin on Thursday night.

Agency to fund input on lakeside nuke waste facility
Port Huron Times Herald (3/20)
A report that could make or break plans for a lakeside nuclear waste disposal facility wonít be released for several weeks. But a Canadian agency already is setting aside funding for the next phase of the deep geologic repositoryís review process.

COMMENTARY: Burying nuclear waste big issue for Ontario now
St. Catharines Standard (3/16)
Whether you support nuclear power misses the point: Ontario is a nuclear power in energy, and that demands public attention.

New York studies wind power joint ventures
Albany Times Union (3/13)
With two unsuccessful efforts to launch offshore wind turbine projects behind it, New York is looking at ways to make projects less expensive by working with other coastal states.

Town of Carlton, Dominion wrestle with nuke plant value
Green Bay Press-Gazette (3/13)
Since the Kewaunee Power Stationís nuclear plant on Lake Michigan shut down after 39 years of service in 2013, the surrounding communities in Wisconsin have dealt with the impact.

New conflicts buffet wind farms
The Times Herald (2/24)
As Michigan increasingly banks on wind power to drive the expansion of its renewable energy portfolio, wind farm projects are increasingly stirring up turbulence with the people next door to the turbines.

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General Resources
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.

Energy Regulation
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
Northeast-Midwest Institute
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.

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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.

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