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”
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
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!
Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition presents: Celebrate the UP! March 29/30 in Marquette, Mi
Newsletter: The Upper Peninsula Environment The Upper Peninsula Environment is published four times per year. The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition welcomes thoughtful discussion on a variety of environmental topics relevant to the U.P. The article on pages 2-3, published in the January 2019 Winter (725 KB pdf) Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC), Newsletter, discusses how and why local residents led by our … Continue reading David vs. Goliath or Don Quixote? A GRASS-ROOTS CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT THE U.P. WILDERNESS FROM INDUSTRIAL WIND DEVELOPMENT
JAN 12, 2019 | Joshua Vissers | The Mining Gazette The Summit Lake Wind Project proposed by RES would erect 50 wind turbines at the site.“We’re not against wind turbines. We’re not against renewable energy,” said Burt Mason, chairman for the Friends of the Huron Mountains (FOHM), a nonprofit group that formed around local concerns … Continue reading Wind farm opponents: Not against wind energy
Wind vote scheduled for May 7 JAN 11, 2019 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Daily Mining Gazette L’ANSE — The L’Anse Township Board approved ballot language Wednesday for a referendum on zoning ordinances regulating wind turbines. Township Supervisor Peter Magaraggia said the township’s legal council told him the vote needs to take place on May 7, … Continue reading Vote NO! The L’Anse Township Board approved ballot language for a referendum on zoning ordinances regulating wind turbines.
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is a key partner in the Friends of the Huron Mountains' effort to stop a proposed industrial wind farm project in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on a site that includes the state's highest wilderness scenic points. This article sums up the federal government's obligation - guaranteed by treaty - to consult … Continue reading KBIC member submitted a formal request for discretionary review of the FAA obstruction evaluation of the Summit Lake Wind Project.
Blight of the windfarm on communities. December 31, 2018 | Donal Hickey| IrishExaminer.com [excerpts] Read the full article Many people will celebrate the new year tonight, but others in rural communities are living in a state of anxiety about what 2019 will bring. They are, increasingly, up in arms about windfarms being forced on them. … Continue reading Blight of the windfarm on communities