Legislation to expedite large wind, solar projects advances in Mich.

It is part of a push by Democrats to enact energy and climate legislation this fall.
The Michigan State Capitol in Lansing. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

A four-bill package designed to speed the approval of large-scale renewable energy projects by taking the decision out of the hands of localities is heading to the Michigan House floor.

The Energy Committee advanced the package on a nearly party-line vote Wednesday.

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