The wind Industry Sales Pitch: We will hire hundreds of local people. The reality: It is not the truth, unless they think "local" means the state, region or country, not the county, town or local community. Construction workers say Apex has broken promise to hire local Feb 11, 2020 | Eric Baerren @ebaerren | themorningsun.com Unionized … Continue reading Wind developers breaking promises to hire local.
Tax Appeals by Wind Farms
Michigan Tax Tribunal Cases County gets update on wind turbine tax appeals: Tax tribunal will deliver opinion in January By Robert Creenan, Tribune Staff Writer Published 6:00 am EST, Saturday, November 23, 2019 BAD AXE — The legal fight to get utility companies to pay what county representatives say is their fair share of taxes for wind turbines took … Continue reading Tax Appeals by Wind Farms
Tuscola County, Financial Planning – Wind Turbines
Financial Planning - Wind Turbines 1. County Board of Commissioners official resolution regarding wind turbine development. HERE 2. County report titled "Wind Turbine Revenue Significance, Uncertainty, Projections and Considerations to Reduce Dependency". HERE 3. County report titled "County Revenues/Services Negatively Impacted by Inflation". HERE 4. County Report titled "Property Tax Revenue Per Capita from Allocated Millage (General Operating)". HERE … Continue reading Tuscola County, Financial Planning – Wind Turbines
Is Wind Energy Killing Our Ducks?
Is it really "great for the environment " if it's bad news for fowl? October 8, 2019 | Joe Genzel | http://www.wildfowlmag.com As duck hunters we know, and are constantly concerned about, weather, habitat, spring hatches, pond counts—basically anything that could derail the health of the birds we love to pursue.Unlike whitetails or big game, … Continue reading Is Wind Energy Killing Our Ducks?
Visual Tour of Turbine 18 proposed Location.
Sometimes it is difficult to understand the loss and potential damages that will occur with Industrialization of the Michigamme Highlands and ridgelines of the Huron Mountains. This is a Tour of just one location shows what is at risk of being forever destroyed. This is only one location, there are a proposed 54 to 68 … Continue reading Visual Tour of Turbine 18 proposed Location.
Wind turbines and deer
September 26, 2014 | http://www.wind-watch.org Wind turbines and deer Original Article from: : Cadillac News | 09/26/2014 | www.cadillacnews.com Wind developers show photos of deer under turbines to prove turbines don’t harm hunting. The truth is more complicated. Deer leave during phases of turbine construction, which can last 10 years or more. Sometimes they return. If, for … Continue reading Wind turbines and deer
Highpointers Club headed back to Mt. Arvon July 2019, after 32 years.
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.
Wind farm foes dispute economic benefits of project
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
ONTARIO: Wind turbines may have a negative affect on property values, says professor.
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.
Wind farm opponents: Not against wind energy
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