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Dingell Leads Southeastern Michigan Colleagues in Requesting Answers from DTE Following Weeks-Long Power Outage

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06), Rashida Tlaib (MI-12), Haley Stevens (MI-11), and Shri Thanedar (MI-13) wrote a letter to DTE Energy requesting explanations for the outages following the recent winter storms in Michigan that left nearly 900,000 households without power. “For more than two weeks I have heard from people across Southeast Michigan who have…

Dingell Announces Over $2.3 Million for Clean Energy Projects in MI-06

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced $2,306,549 in funding to support three Low-Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENR) projects in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District, including at the University of Michigan. The projects are focused on determining the viability of LENR as a carbon-free energy source. Funding comes from the Department of Energy’s (DOE)…

Dingell Announces $3 Million Grant for Connected & Automated Vehicle Research at University of Michigan

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06), along with U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), today announced that the University of Michigan’s Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT) will receive a $3,000,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) University Transportation Centers (UTC)…

Dingell Statement on Train Derailment in Van Buren Township

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VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement on the reports of a derailed train in Van Buren Township.    “My team and I have been in touch with Supervisor Kevin McNamara, the Van Buren Fire Department, and other local officials regarding the train derailment in Van Buren Township. We are also in touch with…

Dingell Statement on Biden Administration Announcement of New Electric Vehicle Charger Standards

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement on the Biden Administration’s actions today to establish standards for a national network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, expand EV charging accessibility, and invest in American-made EV chargers.  “This is an important step to making electric vehicles practical and…

Dingell Tours Grosse Ile Wastewater Treatment Facility & Ypsi Transit Center, Highlights Nearly $10.5 Million in Direct Federal Investments in Infrastructure Improvement Projects

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today toured the Grosse Ile Wastewater Treatment Facility and the Ypsi Transit Center with local officials to highlight $10,452,927 in direct federal investments she secured in the omnibus appropriations package. “With this federal funding, we are supporting our local communities to support and improve the lives of those who live and…

Dingell Announces Nearly $25M for Willow Run Airport

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced the US Department of Transportation (DOT) will grant Willow Run Airport $24,984,642 to construct a new taxiway.    “Willow Run Airport is a critical facility for commerce, cargo, and general aviation,” said Dingell. “A few months ago when I toured, their number one ask was to stay strong and viable. With this funding on its…

House Passes Updated Heroes Act, Dingell-led Priorities Included for Coronavirus Response

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell voted in support of updated legislation to address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families and essential workers, with funds for testing and tracing measures, key support for frontline workers and strengthened assistance for the American people. The updated Heroes Act addresses…

House Passes Clean Energy Reform Bill with Dingell Priorities

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, during Clean Energy Week, the House of Representatives passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act which makes long-overdue reforms to U.S. energy policy and authorizes major investments in the transition to a low-carbon future. Dingell included a number of provisions in the legislation including: Electrifying our transportation sector and advancing…

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