EVENT 4-15-2019: Wind Turbines in the Wilderness – KBIC Opposition to the Summit Lake Wind Project. Center for Native American Studies

FREE and open to all! Monday, April 15, 2019 at 2 PM – 4 PM EDT 109 Learning Resource Center (LRC), Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI hosted by: Center for Native American Studies  KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY (KBIC)   Featuring KBIC President Warren C. Swartz, Jr. and KBIC Tribal Citizen Larry Loman on KBIC's opposition … Continue reading EVENT 4-15-2019: Wind Turbines in the Wilderness – KBIC Opposition to the Summit Lake Wind Project. Center for Native American Studies

Proper citing is needed for energy projects

Proper citing is needed for energy projects MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2019 | Bob Quinn, Sackets Harbor | Watertown Daily Times Last month, the Roaring Brook industrial wind project received virtually its last needed approval with construction to begin later this year. The project will result in 20 wind towers, each several times the height of Watertown’s … Continue reading Proper citing is needed for energy projects

Plan to put wind farm in Upper Peninsula forest gets community pushback | Michigan Radio – NPR

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

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Monday, April 1st 2019 – Wind Turbine on fire in Huron County.

Monday, April 1st 2019  | FOX66/NBC25 Newsroom | nbc25news.com OLIVER TOWNSHIP, Mich - The Huron County Sheriff says a wind turbine is on fire in Oliver Township on Elkton Road near Berne Road. Sheriff Kelly Hanson says firefighters are keeping people away from the turbine and are letting the fire burn itself out. The wind … Continue reading Monday, April 1st 2019 – Wind Turbine on fire in Huron County.

Meteorologist discusses concerns about wind turbines

Meteorologist discusses concerns about wind turbines Mar 29, 2019 | Margaret Slayton | News-Press Now A retired meteorologist was in Cameron, Missouri recently for a discussion with those concerned about wind turbine development in the area. Listen to Audio:  Mike Thompson,  former chief meteorologist for WDAF-TV in Kansas City, gave a March 21 presentation attended by … Continue reading Meteorologist discusses concerns about wind turbines

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.

Meteorologist to discuss wind farms in Cameron, Missouri.

Meteorologist to discuss wind farms in Cameron Mar 19, 2019| Margaret Slayton | News-Press Now Mike Thompson, retired chief meteorologist for WDAF-TV in Kansas City, will give a free presentation on wind turbine development this week in Cameron, Missouri. The free event will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Cameron Community Center located … Continue reading Meteorologist to discuss wind farms in Cameron, Missouri.

This is what it looks like when renewable energy expands exponentially.

According to the  USGS U.S. Wind Turbine Database there are 58,449 turbines with a total rated capacity of 91,115 MW, providing 6.5 percent of US. Electrical energy. Estimating the average percentage of electricity per number of turbines to double that to achieve 13% electricity from wind would require an estimated 116,000 Wind Turbines, To provide 50%  roughly 464,000 Wind … Continue reading This is what it looks like when renewable energy expands exponentially.

Wind turbines cause habitat loss for migratory soaring birds

Wind turbines cause habitat loss for migratory soaring birds 12 March 2019  | Sabrina Weiss | British Ecological Society | University of Lisbon press release A new study, published in the Journal of Animal Ecology, shows that the impact of wind power production on wildlife may be greater than previously acknowledged; a radius of about 650-700m … Continue reading Wind turbines cause habitat loss for migratory soaring birds