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Tire-Burning Power Plants Prompt Concerns

Power plants in several Michigan cities are burning millions of tires each year to make electricity. Some who live near the plants, however, have challenged them because of pollution concerns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2013

Energy Proposal Raises Debate Over Costs, Jobs

A proposal to require that Michigan utilities steadily boost their use of renewable energy sources over the next dozen years is stirring a whirlwind of competing claims about costs, jobs and spinoff issues that could leave voters dizzy with confusion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2012

Report: Utilities Should Offer Opt-Out On Smart Meters

Electronic devices that track electricity consumption without a meter reader going door to door are reliable and safe, but consumers should be allowed to opt out, according to a report written for Michigan utility regulators.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2012

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Temperatures Rise: Can The Power Grid Take The Heat?

With a Heat Advisory in effect in southeast Michigan, it’s safe to say that many people will be seeking out ways to beat the heat – including cranking up their air conditioners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012

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Power Outages Dot Across Local Communities

DTE Energy says a problem with the power lines is causing an outage to thousands of customers Thursday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012

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NRC: Fermi 3 Plant Poses No Environmental Threat

The NRC’s staff has released a report for public comment on its analysis of plans for the Fermi 3 plant. The complex is near Monroe and Lake Erie.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2011

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Thousands Without Power After High Wind Gusts

DTE is working to restore power to approximately 11,000 customers Sunday evening. Fifty-two thousand customers were without power at one point over the weekend. A DTE outage map showed some restoration efforts would continue until Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2011

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Honda Recalling 962,000 Vehicles

Automaker will recall 936,000 units of the Fit subcompact, CR-V crossover and Fit Aria in North America, Asia, Europe and Africa.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2011

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Thousands Still Without Power Following Storms

About 11,000 DTE Energy customers are still without power, down from 125,000, following stormy weather that hit southeastern Michigan Saturday evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2011

T-storms Rumble Across SE Michigan, Auto Plant Loses Power

Lightning from the storm hit a transformer that knocked out power to Chrysler’s Warren Truck plant on Mound Road.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2011

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