Why Wind Power Isn’t the Answer: As a new study confirms, turbines would have to be stacked across state-sized swaths of the American landscape. October 30, 2018 | Robert Bryce | City Journal On October 8, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report warning that nations around the world must cut their greenhouse-gas emissions drastically … Continue reading Why Wind Power Isn’t the Answer: turbines would have to be stacked across the American landscape.
Plunging Emissions Mostly Not Spurred By Natural Gas Nor Renewables, U.S. Government Finds Oct 29, 2018, | Jeff McMahon, Chicago | Forbes Carbon-dioxide emissions from electricity generation fell last year to their lowest level since 1987, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported today, and the strongest driver is neither the shift from coal to natural gas … Continue reading Less Demand, Not Renewables, Behind Dropping CO2 Emissions from Electrical Generation.
A new study has revealed that the clearing of habitats to make wind turbines is causing a 10 per cent decline in birds populations in the surrounding area. 'Our study shows that wind farms have different effects on different bird species depending on the habitats they use and how these habitats are affected by wind … Continue reading Clearing of habitats for wind turbines is causing a 10 per cent decline in birds populations in the surrounding area.
October 27, 2018 Terracon is a company that checks the ground to see if it will support heavy cement and turbines, They are working around Mount Arvon, and throughout The Huron Mountains and Michigamme Highlands. Before the project is approved, or has any permits large machines are tearing up rain saturated ground and roads. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn6KTG4W1r8&fbclid=IwAR0fjkdTXDaFDEiRhy9laMrX3zpAUz1KCb5RW0ouBezW8fDPFufhOzOBNxc
INTENT TO PETITION FILED October 26, 2018 | Melissa Newland | L'Anse Sentinel INTENT TO PETITION– A notice of intent to file a petition seeking a referendum regarding amendments to the L’Anse Township zoning ordinance was given to Township Clerk Brian Jentoft by Friends of the Huron Mountains (FHM) member, and township resident, Robert Kissel. FMH … Continue reading L’Anse Sentinel » Friends of the Huron Mountains moves on petition
October 25, 2018 Terracon pushing through roads and testing. The area is marked with directional signs and survey markers from Mount Arvon to the Peshekee Grade.
Friends Of the Huron Mountains press release regarding the petition for a referendum.
The second Zoning change made without without benefit of the State required public hearing. The first was including lower blade clearances. The Initial Hearing notice for one public meeting did not include the additional changes, therefore was not sufficient for meeting legal requirements. Township panel allows setback waiver for proposed wind farm OCT 25, 2018 … Continue reading Township Planning Commission Allowing RES to Write the Zoning.
Opponents start petition against wind farm zoning. OCT 24, 2018 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Mining Gazette L’ANSE — The referendum process for zoning ordinances in L’Anse Township that control placement of large wind turbines has been started. Robert Kissel is a member of the Friends of the Huron Mountains (FOHM) group that opposes the wind turbine … Continue reading The referendum process for zoning ordinances has been started.
This handout is being given to L'Anse Township voters as we canvass for signatures on a petition for a referendum. Contrary to some of the messages being sent out, the referendum is about giving the community the chance to vote on this major change to the community. The message is - the people should be … Continue reading Taking it to the next logical and most responsible level –give the voters a chance to say what they want.