utilities http://wkar.org en Lansing official: New state legislation exacerbates energy assistance shortage http://wkar.org/post/lansing-official-new-state-legislation-exacerbates-energy-assistance-shortage <p></p><p>This winter has been brutal for all of us; the extra snow, cold, and ice that we’ve been having this season have taken an especially rough toll on those who are living on low and fixed incomes. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:50:15 +0000 Current State 49622 at http://wkar.org Lansing official: New state legislation exacerbates energy assistance shortage High Winds Knock Out Power To 143,000 In Michigan http://wkar.org/post/high-winds-knock-out-power-143000-michigan <p>Winds gusting to 74 miles per hour have knocked out power to at least 143,000 Michigan homes and businesses as the fringes of superstorm Sandy move through the state.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 22:18:12 +0000 The Associated Press 26186 at http://wkar.org High Winds Knock Out Power To 143,000 In Michigan LBWL “Tops Out” New REO Town Plant http://wkar.org/post/lbwl-tops-out-new-reo-town-plant <p>The Lansing Board of Water and Light is celebrating an early milestone in the construction of its new cogeneration plant in REO Town.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 20:24:24 +0000 Mark Bashore 18074 at http://wkar.org LBWL “Tops Out” New REO Town Plant