Study calls for 16-km turbine setback from Great Lakes

August 16, 2016 | THE LONDON FREE PRESS It’s a standard that would eliminate almost all of Ontario’s current wind farms and the ones recently approved. In the wake of the release of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service migratory bird study, the American Bird Conservancy is calling for an 16-kilometre buffer around the Great Lakes for … Continue reading Study calls for 16-km turbine setback from Great Lakes

Another RES project stopped. Interesting info on Robert’s Rules.

At the end of this article, the Pharos-Tribune failed to mention the 55% tax abatement that RES demanded, meaning we would never see the amount quoted in this article, and when RES finally does start paying taxes on their equipment, RES demands they pay taxes only on already FULLY DEPRECIATED equipment. It's a BAD DEAL … Continue reading Another RES project stopped. Interesting info on Robert’s Rules.

Another Michigan Community Moving Toward Wind Farm Restrictions

April 28, 2018 Another Michigan Community Moving Toward Wind Farm Restrictions DTE turbine tower plans for Beaver Township stumble on proposed zoning board recommendation AUBURN — The Beaver Township Zoning Board voted unanimously on Thursday to amend a proposed wind farm zoning ordinance for the Bay County community. More than 300 residents from the community … Continue reading Another Michigan Community Moving Toward Wind Farm Restrictions

Tipton County Indiana plan director colluded with RES on ordinances.

Plan director scrutinized; Wind farm opposition: Cowles colluded with RES Posted on March 20, 2018 Tipton County Indiana (east of Kokomo, IN). (The following article originally was published in The Rochester Sentinel of Rochester, IN on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.) BY WESLEY DEHNE Staff Writer, The Sentinel Fulton County Plan Director Casi Cowles said she … Continue reading Tipton County Indiana plan director colluded with RES on ordinances.

Industrial Wind Farms Bring Political Conflict, Recalls and Lawsuit to Township

Industrial Wind Farms Bring Political Conflict, Recalls and Lawsuit to Township State’s renewable mandate also bringing hundreds of new turbine towers Feb. 17, 2018 | Evan Carter A legal battle over a proposed wind farm of 63 turbines is brewing in a small community in the Thumb area of Michigan. Members of the Juniata Township … Continue reading Industrial Wind Farms Bring Political Conflict, Recalls and Lawsuit to Township