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Stateside: Rep. Dingell on “broken” primary; future of renewable energy; the space industry in M

Consumers Energy announced two ambitious goals on Monday: Phasing out reliance on coal fired power, and reaching net-zero carbon emmissions by 2040, if not sooner.
Consumers Energy announced two ambitious goals on Monday: Phasing out reliance on coal fired power, and reaching net-zero carbon emmissions by 2040, if not sooner.

Stateside for Tuesday, February 24, 2020

Today on Stateside, we talk with Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-12th) about the presidential race. It's been four years since she predicted Donald Trump's surprise win in Michigan. We'll ask what she sees ahead in 2020. Plus, Michigan’s two largest energy companies have deeply divergent plans for moving to renewables. What does that mean for our state's energy future? 

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Listen to the full show above or find individual interviews below.

Rep. Dingell on a "broken" nomination process and what it will take to defeat TrumpStateside’s conversation with Debbie Dingell

  • Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Dingell represents Michigan’s 12th Congressional District.

Task force aims to improve access to legal help for civil casesStateside’s conversation with Justice Brian Zahra

  • Justice Brian Zahra serves on the Michigan Supreme Court.

Potential rocket launch site in Michigan highlights the state's role in the space industryStateside’s conversation with Justin Kasper

  • Justin Kasper is a professor with the Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering at the University of Michigan. 

The future of renewable energy in Michigan depends largely on DTE, Consumers EnergyStateside’s conversations with Tracy Samilton and Margrethe Kearney

  • Tracy Samilton is Michigan Radio's energy and transportation reporter.
  • Margrethe Kearney is a senior attorney and utilities expert with the Environmental Law & Policy Center.

Stateside: Rep. Dingell on “broken” primary; future of renewable energy; the space industry in M

Grand Traverse Bay isn't freezing as much as it use to, causing ecological concerns, officials sayA story from Interlochen Public Radio's Points North

  •  Interlochen Public Radio's Noelle Riley reports on the effects of declining ice cover on Grand Traverse Bay.

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Stateside: Rep. Dingell on “broken” primary; future of renewable energy; the space industry in M
Stateside: Rep. Dingell on “broken” primary; future of renewable energy; the space industry in M
Stateside: Rep. Dingell on “broken” primary; future of renewable energy; the space industry in M
Stateside: Rep. Dingell on “broken” primary; future of renewable energy; the space industry in M