If Renewables Are So Great for the Environment, Why Do They Keep Destroying It?

If solar and wind farms are needed to protect the natural environment, why do they so often destroy it? May 17, 2018| Michael Shellenberger | #ChangeTheWorld Consider that: New offshore wind turbines in Germany could "lead to the extinction of individual species” including the rare, intelligent, and highly-threatened harbor porpoise, according to Friends of the Earth-Germany (BUND). Migratory bat … Continue reading If Renewables Are So Great for the Environment, Why Do They Keep Destroying It?

Environmental Group Holding Public Meeting To Oppose Wind Project

Environmental Group Holding Public Meeting To Oppose Wind Project   July 2018 | Keweenaw Report| A public informational presentation is being held Wednesday to discuss opposition to the proposed Summit Lake Wind Project. The event will be held at the L’Anse American Legion at 6pm and is being presented by the Friends of the Huron … Continue reading Environmental Group Holding Public Meeting To Oppose Wind Project

DESTRUCTION OF HIGH ELEVATION HYDROLOGY

DESTRUCTION OF HIGH ELEVATION HYDROLOGY I am a stormwater hydrologist and Principal of Watershed Consulting Associates in Waitsfield, Vt. My firm specializes in modeling, designing, and permitting stormwater management systems. I have conduct ed water quality research and designed stormwater systems in high elevation watersheds. I have also closely reviewed stormwater designs and permit applications … Continue reading DESTRUCTION OF HIGH ELEVATION HYDROLOGY

News Release July 21, 2018

NEWS RELEASE What:       “Help Save the Huron Mountains” Public Informational Presentation Who:        Friends of the Huron Mountains A grassroots group dedicated to providing unbiased data so that Citizens of L’Anse Township and Baraga County can make their Own informed opinions about the Summit Lake Wind Project When:      Wednesday, … Continue reading News Release July 21, 2018

Wind forum comments reveal community divide.

About 50 people gathered to hear information about the proposed wind farm by RES. July 20, 2018 |The Mining Gazette | JOSHUA VISSERS - Staff Writer L’ANSE — Renewable Energy Systems (RES) hosted another informational meeting at L’Anse High School on its proposed wind farm project Wednesday night, displaying visual representations of what the wind farm … Continue reading Wind forum comments reveal community divide.

View of Turbines reduces home values by 15%

A study prepared by Clarkson University and Nanos Research paints a picture of what happened as a result of the industrial turbines replace a homes view, from a premium of 10 percent to a negative drop of 15% in values. Clarkson-Nanos found that properties with a view of the western side of Wolfe Island, in and … Continue reading View of Turbines reduces home values by 15%

The seclusion and solitude at remote waterfalls will forever be lost.

The hypocrisy of destroying this in the name of green energy is beyond belief. This is Upper leatherby Falls, Lower Leatherby falls is located 1/4 mile downstream.If the Turbine Industrial project goes in there will be 500 foot turbines within a quarter mile of this location. Image: Upper Leatherby Falls by Nancy Haun. Nestled away … Continue reading The seclusion and solitude at remote waterfalls will forever be lost.

Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan

The photo is in Baraga County.  Not specifically related to wind but ironic that this addresses restoring wildlife conservation areas while at the same time Michigan is allowing industrial wind development to destroy existing wildlife habitats. None of the DNR or USFW guidelines are mandatory for wind development and even if they recommend against an … Continue reading Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan