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Erica Bloom of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters is the newest member of the staff as the Program Director.
Interview with Bill Schalk, Spokesperson for the Cook Nuclear Power Plant.
Michigan has high capacity for producing biodiesel and ethanol. Both fuels can easily be made in Michigan as soy beans for biodiesel and corn for ethanol are two of the state's top five commodities. The production of both fuels provide Michigan farmers with an additional market for profit but an increase in the prices of soy beans and ethanol have hurt many state companies producing biodiesel or ethanol. Farmers and biofuel companies both benefit through the means of selling crops and producing fuel, but what fuel is best for Michigan?
In addition to alternative energy, there are other resources people can take advantage of: white roofs and white roads. Many people have negative feelings towards white roofs because black roofs have been the norm for houses across the country due to the beauty of a house. While white roofs may make some houses and buildings appear ugly, there are several advantages to white roofs which ancient civilizations knew well before us.
Wind turbine companies have the potential to create thousands of new jobs in Michigan while manufacturing and installing a final product that is energy efficient and environmental friendly. Companies in Michigan have been anxious to install their turbines and provide new jobs, but city laws and ordinances are preventing companies from pursuing their goals. Now there is another hurdle companies must face and that is local residents.
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