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Patty Birkholz talks offshore wind

MEC member group Michigan Land Use Institute (MLUI) talked with Birkholz in an extensive interview on offshore wind in Michigan. While she was careful not to predict when and how aggressively Gov. Snyder might act on the issue, she did say administration is supportive of wind energy both as an important part of the state's generating capacity and as a job- creating industry. 
"Many of our best brightest are killed in wars over oil and even coal, and we are better off as a country being more energy independent," Birkholz told MLUI 
Read selected parts of the interview in Januar's edition of the Michigan Environmental Report Online. Subscribe to the e-newsletter at: http://bit.ly/07ro23.
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