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

‘VACANT LAND MYTH’: Rural communities, even entire states, are resisting or rejecting wind, solar, and high-voltage transmission projects

‘VACANT LAND MYTH’: HUNDREDS OF US LOCALITIES ARE RESISTING THE SPREAD OF GREEN ENERGY April 11, 2019 | Michael Bastasch | dailycaller.com | [Excerpt Read Full Article] “Rural communities, even entire states, are resisting or rejecting wind, solar, and high-voltage transmission projects"  U.S. cities and states have risen up against the spread of solar panels … Continue reading ‘VACANT LAND MYTH’: Rural communities, even entire states, are resisting or rejecting wind, solar, and high-voltage transmission projects

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.

EVENT 4-15-2019: Wind Turbines in the Wilderness – KBIC Opposition to the Summit Lake Wind Project. Center for Native American Studies

FREE and open to all! Monday, April 15, 2019 at 2 PM – 4 PM EDT 109 Learning Resource Center (LRC), Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI hosted by: Center for Native American Studies  KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY (KBIC)   Featuring KBIC President Warren C. Swartz, Jr. and KBIC Tribal Citizen Larry Loman on KBIC's opposition … Continue reading EVENT 4-15-2019: Wind Turbines in the Wilderness – KBIC Opposition to the Summit Lake Wind Project. Center for Native American Studies