I am committed to reducing America’s dependence on foreign energy. This means adopting an “all of the above” approach to domestic energy production. We must safely and responsibly develop the resources at our disposal to power our nation, while being mindful of any lasting impacts on the environment. We can achieve both goals.
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Shelby Township, MI – Earlier today, DTE Energy announced plans to build a natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in East China Township, Michigan. The plant is nearly a billion-dollar investment in Michigan’s 10th District. It is expected to create 520 full time construction jobs beginning in 2019, and ultimately 35 full time jobs once the plant is operational. Representative Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after DTE’s announcement: