Michigan commission vacancies a ‘big deal’ for state’s clean energy transition

Energy News Network: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has an early chance to greatly impact the direction of clean energy policy in Michigan after eight years of “meager” gains under the previous administration, advocates here say.

While Whitmer announced this week an environmental department reorganization that includes a focus on clean energy and climate change, the Democratic governor will also have an opening to appoint two new members to the Michigan Public Service Commission by July.

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