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Going nuclear? MPSC to hire outside firm to study Michigan’s energy future (but will the firm have vested interests?)

by: Matt Jaworowski,  Jan 9, 2023

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Michigan Public Service Commission is looking for a consulting firm to conduct a study on whether the state should consider allowing a new nuclear power plant.

The study is a requirement of Michigan’s appropriations bill passed last July, giving the MPSC $250,000 to find an outside team to run the study. The goal is to spell out the advantages and disadvantages of operating a nuclear energy plant in Michigan and its economic and environmental impact.

The bidding window will for consulting firms opens on March 3. The study must be submitted to the Legislature by April 2024………………………… more


January 11, 2023 - Posted by | politics, USA

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