U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today sent a letter to Governor Rick Snyder and Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) CEO Sue F. McCormick regarding recent reports of odor, taste and discoloration issues in the tap water in many Downriver communities. Over the weekend, Dingell’s office received reports of both people and their pets becoming ill after drinking the discolored water. Dingell is seeking information about the source of the discoloration and steps that are being taken to ensure the water is safe
Recently elected to her second term serving Michigan’s 12th Congressional District, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) was appointed by her colleagues yesterday evening to serve on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce (E&C) in the 115th Congress. The influential E&C Committee has broad jurisdiction over issues including commerce and trade, energy policy, environmental quality, telecommunications, consumer protections, automotive safety and health care.
From Mackinaw City to Monroe, Consumers Energy will have installed 1.8 million new meters across Michigan by the end of 2017. The completion of the five-year statewide project will allow electric customers to track their energy usage more closely online and identify ways to save energy and money.
Southfield, MI: The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS® (GMAR), the top local association of REALTORS® in the state of Michigan, held its second annual “Gives Thanks” party on November 18 at Punch Bowl Social Detroit. The party celebrated and honored service men and women and veterans, as well as the entire GMAR membership. This was the second fundraiser of the year to raise enough money to train a medical service dog to assist a Michigan military veteran through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs.
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams and Michigan Farm Bureau Board of Directors member Ben LaCross, who is also a Leelanau County cherry grower, today applauded the recommendations made in Governor Snyder’s 21st Century Infrastructure Commission report. Both LaCross and Clover Adams represented the state’s agricultural community on the Infrastructure Commission since its inception in April 2016.
Consumers Energy is offering Michigan residents tips for avoiding holiday-related fire hazards while enjoying the season’s festivities. “This is a very special time of year for many who celebrate holidays with family and friends. Because safety is at the heart of everything we do at Consumers Energy, our goal is for everyone to safely enjoy this memorable time,” said Mary Palkovich, vice president of energy delivery for Consumers Energy.
Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement regarding the nomination by the Trump administration of Dr. Ben Carson as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Local Stakeholders are invited to the first in a series of three public meetings to provide input to help shape the future of stormwater management and water quality protection in the City of Traverse City.
CMS Energy announced today that Jean-Francois Brossoit, an executive with more than 25 years of leadership experience in manufacturing industries, has been named vice president of transformation and shared services
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public open house to discuss work planned on I-475 from Carpenter Road to Clio Road in Mt. Morris and Genesee townships. This project includes reconstruction of the roadway and redesign of the Saginaw Road interchange, and is planned for 2018-2019. MDOT staff are seeking public input on the proposed improvements and the construction staging.
More than 16,000 Michigan households will receive assistance from Consumers Energy to stay warm this winter through its CARE program, part of the energy provider’s commitment to extend help to its customers facing hardship.
With the much-anticipated opening day of Michigan’s firearm deer season Tuesday, Consumers Energy offers a reminder that hunting is not allowed on its property, with the exception of its hydro properties in the northern Lower Peninsula
Work on the Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) M-94 reconstruction project in Manistique is wrapping up Friday, bringing the summer's detour to an end.
With at least one longtime farming periodical predicting cold, harsh winter weather for Michigan, Consumers Energy is offering important tips to help keep residents safe and warm throughout the heating season.
U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) applauded the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) approval of a $50,000 grant to establish an economic development plan to support capital investment and job creation in Huron County in light of the closure of DTE’s Harbor Beach power plant: