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.

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

Plan to put wind farm in Upper Peninsula forest gets community pushback | Michigan Radio – NPR

April, 5, 2019 | Kaye LaFond | Michigan Radio - NPR | The Environment Report Most wind energy projects in Michigan are on farmland in the southern part of the state. They are often controversial even there, but one company wants to put a wind farm in an Upper Peninsula forest. Many community members don’t feel … Continue reading Plan to put wind farm in Upper Peninsula forest gets community pushback | Michigan Radio – NPR

“Activate the U.P.: An Industrial Wind Power Plant in L’Anse Township?” Panel at UPEC’s “Celebrate the UP”

March 31, 2019 | Wayne Abba | Friends of The Huron Mountains A big THANK YOU to UPEC for inviting us to discuss our experience on a panel at "Celebrate the UP" in Marquette this weekend. And especially to Jeff Towner for facilitating and organizing our presentation, titled "Activate the U.P.: An Industrial Wind Power … Continue reading “Activate the U.P.: An Industrial Wind Power Plant in L’Anse Township?” Panel at UPEC’s “Celebrate the UP”

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New resource library helps cities boost buildings’ energy efficiency

March 4, 2019 | Katie Pyzyk | smartcitiesdive.com Dive Brief: The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) have compiled a resource library to help cities boost building energy efficiency, thus reducing wasted energy and pollution while increasing equity in addressing climate change. The free, interactive toolkit was built on the best practices … Continue reading New resource library helps cities boost buildings’ energy efficiency

Crawl out out of the snow and come have some fun! Friends of the Huron Mountains fundraiser!

Friends of the Huron Mountains fundraiser! Crawl out out of the snow and come have some fun! Turkey/lasagna dinner followed by dancing, will also have some beautiful baskets to bid on! Dinner and dance tickets $20 ea. or just dance $10 ea. American Legion, March 16th. Tickets available from Java by the Bay, or any … Continue reading Crawl out out of the snow and come have some fun! Friends of the Huron Mountains fundraiser!