Press Release 4-19-2019: Local Group Reacts to Wind Farm Cancellation

FRIENDS OF THE HURON MOUNTAINS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Group Reacts to Wind Farm Cancellation Urges Voter Turnout for Zoning Referendum Press Release RES Withdrawal April 2019 L’Anse, Michigan, April 19, 2019 The Friends of the Huron Mountains, a group formed to protect the interests of its members in the Huron Mountains and Michigamme Highlands area, … Continue reading Press Release 4-19-2019: Local Group Reacts to Wind Farm Cancellation

Press release: Summit Lake Wind Project Notice by RES – 4-19-2019

April 19, 2019 Summit Lake Wind Project Notice by RES     (RES Press Release 4-19-2019) RES (Renewable Energy Systems) is no longer pursuing the Summit Lake Wind Project, a proposed 130 MW wind farm in L’Anse Township, Michigan.  Continued delays in the planning process have ceased to make the project financially and logistically viable. “After … Continue reading Press release: Summit Lake Wind Project Notice by RES – 4-19-2019

Developer cancels plan for large Upper Peninsula wind project

Residents were divided over the 49-turbine project, which was awaiting the results of a local referendum scheduled for May 7. April 19, 2019 | Andy Balaskovitz | energynews.us   Citing planning delays, a global renewable energy developer has canceled plans for a major wind project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. A local referendum on the project … Continue reading Developer cancels plan for large Upper Peninsula wind project

Developer to discontinue L’Anse Township wind farm development

Developer to discontinue L'Anse Township wind farm development Apr 19, 2019 | Andrew LaCombe | uppermichiganssource.com L'ANSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - The developer behind a proposed wind farm in L'Anse Township says it is no longer pursuing the project. In a press release Friday morning, Renewable Energy Systems said "continued delays in the planning process have … Continue reading Developer to discontinue L’Anse Township wind farm development

Center for Native American Studies: ‎KBIC Opposition to the Summit Lake Wind Project

Summit Lake Wind Project subject of class discussion APR 16, 2019 | Christie Bleck  | The Mining Journal MARQUETTE — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is concerned about what it believes will be negative environmental impacts from the proposed Summit Lake Wind Project in the Huron Mountains, and those concerns were expressed Monday during a presentation … Continue reading Center for Native American Studies: ‎KBIC Opposition to the Summit Lake Wind Project

Industrial Wind, impacts far more than the local area.

As we prepare for the May 7 zoning referendum, consider how important this local vote is to the UP. So far only the Garden Peninsula has a sizable industrial wind farm. But if the Hurons are opened to such development, what could that mean for the Keweenaw Peninsula and other areas? The US Geological Survey … Continue reading Industrial Wind, impacts far more than the local area.