Sierra Club Sees DTE Settlement As EPA Template In Reviving SEPs

May 27, 2022
DTE Energy’s announcement this week that it has accepted the recommendations of a community committee and will spend $2.7 million on 10 environmentally beneficial projects in three mostly poor and minority Detroit area neighborhoods could serve as a template for EPA and the Justice Department (DOJ) as they move to revive similar projects in federal settlements, Sierra Club says. Shannon Fisk, an Earthjustice attorney representing Sierra Club, says the electric utility agreed to go beyond the $2 million it obligated...

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