Michigan State University students hold up petitions calling for clean energy and not coal on campus at a rally on Wednesday. (Photo by Kim Teplitzky / Sierra Club)

Biomass, geothermal replacing coal on campuses

Michigan State University will vote today on an energy plan to transition to 100 percent renewable power, which would make it part of a growing number of college campuses moving away from coal.
Photo via the Sierra Club

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Michigan towns dig deep to reduce energy costs

Despite being in one of the worst regions in the country for geothermal power, two Michigan cities are nevertheless finding ways to save on energy costs by tapping the earth’s natural heat.
Photo courtesy Wyandotte Municipal Services