Proposed Industrial Wind Farm for 8-12 575 foot turbines along the Keweenaw Ridge in Houghton County. The Keweenaw Ridge consists of the spine of mountains that rise out of Lake Superior near Ontonagon in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan, continue along the Keweenaw Peninsula, and terminate at Copper Harbor at the north end of … Continue reading Same Battle, Different Location: Guardians of the Keweenaw Ridge
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.
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
Huron Island Lighthouse Preservation Association elects officers, joins forces with Friends of the Huron Mountains OCT 11, 2019 | Press Release | The Mining Gazette L’ANSE — The Huron Island Lighthouse Preservation Association (HILPA) elected new officers on Oct. 3, 2019, at a meeting hosted by the Friends of the Huron Mountains (FOHM). The incoming … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Huron Island Lighthouse Preservation Association elects officers, joins forces with Friends of the Huron Mountains |
Press Release HILPA Oct 2019 Huron Island Lighthouse Preservation Association Elects Officers Joins Forces with Friends of the Huron Mountains L’Anse, Michigan, October 10, 2019 The Huron Island Lighthouse Preservation Association (HILPA) elected new officers on October 3, 2019, at a meeting hosted by the Friends of the Huron Mountains (FOHM). The incoming slate includes … Continue reading Press Release: Huron Island Lighthouse Preservation Association Elects Officers
Guest column by Don Ogden: The climate crisis and the trees Sept 22, 2019 | Don Ogden | gazettenet.com Guest column Don Ogden Throughout history we humans have had an exploitative relationship with trees. At the same time we valued them for their gifts of beauty, cooling shade, fruits, nuts and sap, we also cut … Continue reading All those trees we have been exploiting for centuries are our allies in the struggle against climate chaos.
Weyerhaeuser sells Michigan timberlands in multimillion dollar deal Sep 16, 2019 | Megan Campbell – Staff Writer, Puget Sound Business Journal Seattle-based Weyerhaeuser announced Monday that it has sold its Michigan timberlands for $300 million. The 555,000 acres will go to Lyme Great Lakes Holding LLC, an affiliate of The Lyme Timber Company LP, which is … Continue reading Weyerhaeuser Co. sells Michigan timberlands to Lyme Timber – Puget Sound Business Journal
EPA representative visits Buffalo Reef to get a firsthand look at the stamp sand problem. Aug 16, 2019 | Jake Swope | uppermichiganssource.com LAKE LINDEN, Mich. (WLUC) - Stamp sands cover over 5 miles of shoreline on the Keweenaw Peninsula and cause massive ecological damage to Buffalo Reef in Lake Superior. On Thursday a representative from … Continue reading EPA representative visits Buffalo Reef to get a firsthand look at the stamp sand problem.
Buffalo Reef is a 2,200-acre natural cobble feature beneath the waters of Lake Superior, located off the eastern edge of the Keweenaw Peninsula, about 20 miles northeast of Houghton. The reef is vitally important for lake trout and lake whitefish spawning. Nearly a quarter of the annual lake trout yield from Lake Superior’s Michigan waters … Continue reading EPA gives $3.7M to clean up Stamp Sand’s along Keweenaw Bay in Lake Superior
APR 25, 2019 | Josephine Danielson, Escanaba | Daily Press LETTER TO THE EDITOR, It is my understanding that there has been an interest in building wind turbines. For many years there have been discussions about the impact on bird, bats and other wildlife. Please do more research. I had hoped to see follow-up articles from The … Continue reading Wind turbine concerns. Escanaba