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Attorney General Dana Nessel joins 16 other attorneys general in suing Department of Energy

Red Raspus

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has announced that she’s joined with 16 other attorneys general in filing suit against the Department of Energy.

The lawsuit concerns the DoE’s rollback of energy efficiency requirements for light bulbs.

Kelly Rossman-McKinney is with the AG’s office.

“At a time when our federal government seems hell bent on dialing back every protection designed to ensure a safer and cleaner future for our nation it is the role of the state attorneys general to fight back,” she said.

According to Rossman-McKinney the rollback will cost consumers billions of dollars in lost electricity savings by 2025.

She said that works out to roughly $100 per household per year.

A spokesperson for the Department of Energy said they do not comment on pending litigation.