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New Michigan law requires homeowners associations to allow rooftop solar | Great Lakes Now

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New Michigan law requires homeowners associations to allow rooftop solar

By Izzy Ross, Interlochen Public Radio

This coverage is made possible through a partnership with IPR and Grist, a nonprofit independent media organization dedicated to telling stories of climate solutions and a just future.

People who want to install solar panels on their roofs have to consider a lot: sunlight, cost, and coordinating with contractors and utilities.

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This SCOTUS decision may make it harder to protect Michigan air and water | Great Lakes Now

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This SCOTUS decision may make it harder to protect Michigan air and water

This article was republished here with permission from Planet Detroit.

By Brian Allnutt, Planet Detroit

  • The Supreme Court Chevron decision overturned a federal law principle requiring courts to defer to agencies’ interpretations of ambiguous laws.
  • The ruling could jeopardize federal rules designed to address things like PFAS pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

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London hospitals relaxing masking rules

Starting Monday, the London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London will no longer require patients and visitors to wear a face covering in common areas including hallways, cafeterias, elevators, lobbies, and foyers.