FRIENDS OF THE HURON MOUNTAINS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Group Reacts to Wind Farm Cancellation Urges Voter Turnout for Zoning Referendum Press Release RES Withdrawal April 2019 L’Anse, Michigan, April 19, 2019 The Friends of the Huron Mountains, a group formed to protect the interests of its members in the Huron Mountains and Michigamme Highlands area, … Continue reading Press Release 4-19-2019: Local Group Reacts to Wind Farm Cancellation
Developer to discontinue L'Anse Township wind farm development Apr 19, 2019 | Andrew LaCombe | uppermichiganssource.com L'ANSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - The developer behind a proposed wind farm in L'Anse Township says it is no longer pursuing the project. In a press release Friday morning, Renewable Energy Systems said "continued delays in the planning process have … Continue reading Developer to discontinue L’Anse Township wind farm development
Summit Lake Wind Project subject of class discussion APR 16, 2019 | Christie Bleck | The Mining Journal MARQUETTE — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is concerned about what it believes will be negative environmental impacts from the proposed Summit Lake Wind Project in the Huron Mountains, and those concerns were expressed Monday during a presentation … Continue reading Center for Native American Studies: KBIC Opposition to the Summit Lake Wind Project
As we prepare for the May 7 zoning referendum, consider how important this local vote is to the UP. So far only the Garden Peninsula has a sizable industrial wind farm. But if the Hurons are opened to such development, what could that mean for the Keweenaw Peninsula and other areas? The US Geological Survey … Continue reading Industrial Wind, impacts far more than the local area.
Public Notice: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Application for Treatment as a State for Water Quality Standards
April, 5, 2019 | Kaye LaFond | Michigan Radio - NPR | The Environment Report Most wind energy projects in Michigan are on farmland in the southern part of the state. They are often controversial even there, but one company wants to put a wind farm in an Upper Peninsula forest. Many community members don’t feel … Continue reading Plan to put wind farm in Upper Peninsula forest gets community pushback | Michigan Radio – NPR
While a few of the public requested protections and restrictions were added as requirements for the new permit, many of the protections for air quality, and though additional pollutants will be tested, they did not increase the timing of those and testing will only be required every 5 years. L’Anse Warden Electric Company Permit Issued … Continue reading L’Anse Warden Plant Permit Granted: Very few of the requested requirements were required.
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”
Feb 07, 2019 Remi Murrey | WLUC uppermichiganssource.com L’Anse, Mich. (WLUC) - Discussion surrounding the Summit Lake Wind Project continues as L’Anse Township leaders recently passed changes to the zoning ordinance. These recommendations, given by the planning commission, would allow permits to be issued to large wind turbines in forest resource districts. "They are proposing to put … Continue reading Many in L’Anse community oppose wind turbines