Michigan renewable energy ballot measure called 'job creating machine'

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The Detroit News

At least 74,000 jobs would be created if voters approve a proposed ballot measure that requires 25 percent of energy to come from renewable sources by 2025, according to a Michigan State University study released Friday.

Results of the study were announced by supporters of the Michigan Energy Michigan Jobs renewable energy ballot proposal, which is opposed by utility companies and business groups.

The higher renewable electricity standard would create more than $10 billion in investments, according to the study...

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