Michigan History: Michigan in Perspective

MSU Press editors and authors will attend the Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference March 25-March 26, 2022. You can hear Author LeRoy (Lee) Smith, Optimal Value Energy LLC present on March 25, 2022 at https://hsmichigan.org/conferences/local-history-conference/ Nearly Nuclear: A Mismanaged Energy Transition In 1967, Consumers Power announced the construction of two nuclear reactors in Midland. Hear the story of the financial difficulties, bureaucratic hiccups, and citizen protests that ultimately resulted in the project’s cancelation after nearly 20 years of work.