Convention – 2019 Michigan – Thursday July 25 through Saturday July 27, 2019 Here is what we have set up for MI-2019. The people in Baraga County are very enthused about us hosting the Convention there and supporting the counties local economy is a real plus for them. The official dates of the … Continue reading Highpointers Club headed back to Mt. Arvon July 2019, after 32 years.
JAN 14, 2019 | Joshua Vissers | The Daily Mining Gazette The Friends of the Huron Mountains (FOHM) group opposing the Summit Lake Wind Project in L’Anse Township disputes the employment figures the project would bring to the area. According to the Watertown Daily Times, the union workers in Copenhagen, New York, were passed over … Continue reading Wind farm foes dispute economic benefits of project
What this study fails to look at is why some areas are unwilling hosts, and how that would affect property values. If Turbines are closer to homes? predominate viewscapes? Are placed in previously natural spaces. All of those would affect Property values, and would also lead to a community being an unwilling host for turbines. … Continue reading ONTARIO: Wind turbines may have a negative affect on property values, says professor.
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
JAN 5, 2019 |DIANE LASECK, Lachine |Letters To The Editor - The Alpena News Reading articles in The Alpena News regarding the resident of Presque Isle County’s concern on installation of wind turbines prompted me to write. The first time I encountered a “wind farm” was in Michigan’s beautiful Thumb area. It is no longer beautiful. The farm … Continue reading Alpena Letter to Editor: Wind turbines in beautiful Michigan
Nothing should be allowed to happen re the Summit Lake project until the Master Plan is updated, based on the outcome of the referendum on zoning amendments (no earlier than May). January 2, 2019 | L'Anse Sentinel
Local 49 Rally Against Outsourcing Jobs, PUC Decides to Table Decision on Bitter Root Wind Energy Project 2018 | IUOE Local 49, Minnesota Local 49 as well as a coalition of labor unions and clean energy advocates prevailed today as the Minnesota Public Utilities commission (PUC) voted unanimously to place the site permit decision on … Continue reading Local 49 rally against RES Americas, “bait-and-switch” with Minnesota workers.
StatCan just exposed how worthless ‘green’ industries are to Canada’s economy December 19, 2018 | Philip Cross | Financial Post Meanwhile, green energy's marginal and largely meaningless existence will be expensive for both taxpayers and electricity customer Statistics Canada’s release this week of the first estimates of its Environmental and Clean Technology Accounts. StatCan’s green-economy … Continue reading If clean-tech and green-tech are the jobs of tomorrow, as their boosters tirelessly claim, then our job prospects are bleak indeed.