Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan

The photo is in Baraga County.  Not specifically related to wind but ironic that this addresses restoring wildlife conservation areas while at the same time Michigan is allowing industrial wind development to destroy existing wildlife habitats. None of the DNR or USFW guidelines are mandatory for wind development and even if they recommend against an … Continue reading Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan

New Study Says Wetland Restoration May Reduce Flood Risks

If Restoring wetlands can reduce the damage of flooding, then what will destroying wetlands, disconnecting more streams form wetlands, adding massive impervious areas and roads for turbines do? Wisconsin Public Radio  Listen A recent study says erosion and runoff are hurting wetland systems in the Lake Superior Basin, and its authors believe that it's making northern … Continue reading New Study Says Wetland Restoration May Reduce Flood Risks

Blasting mountain top’s for wind turbines.

Blasting Mountain Tops in Vermont To Make Way For 450-Foot Industrial Wind Turbines. This is not green, and not environmental, if it were for anything but "wind" it would not be allowed. Read Blasting Report for Wind Farm in Maine: “Blasting is expected to be required for most of the eighteen (18) turbine foundations, the … Continue reading Blasting mountain top’s for wind turbines.

Turbines Require Roads — Big Roads

Stormwater and habitat impacts of big wind projects can be huge POSTED ON SEP 14 2011 BY TRISTAN ROBERTS We need nonpolluting energy I would consider myself open-minded about wind power. I believe we need nonpolluting sources of energy to wean ourselves from fossil fuels and to stave off climate change. On the other hand, … Continue reading Turbines Require Roads — Big Roads

Wind Energy Documents: New Hampshire

This is similar to what the Huron's could look like, after blasting the mountains for turbines. Groton Wind Power Project a 48-megawatt wind farm,in Groton, New Hampshire. Owned by Iberdrola Renovables,(A Spanish Company) Power is being sold to NSTAR under a power purchase agreement, and will go to the Boston area. Located on Tenney Mountain … Continue reading Wind Energy Documents: New Hampshire

Blasting report for an Industrial Wind Farm in Maine 

This is a Blasting report for an Industrial Wind Farm in Maine "Blasting is expected to be required for most of the eighteen (18) turbine foundations, the proposed access roads in areas requiring significant cut, the powerline trenches and for above ground transmission line poles. The shallow nature of the soils in the project area suggests … Continue reading Blasting report for an Industrial Wind Farm in Maine 

Mountain tops blasted to make room for Turbines.

Turbine Construction Site on Mars Hill in Maine, This is what wind farm construction looks like from a distance. To know what it's like close-up you can watch a video of Mars Hill Residents talking about the impact the windfarm has had on their lives here WIND TURBINE PROJECT, Mars Hill, ME SCOPE OF WORK: Twenty-eight wind … Continue reading Mountain tops blasted to make room for Turbines.

Lake Superior Action Research Conservation: roads and blasting issues when putting turbines in the Lake Superior watershed.

This Document by lsarc.ca,  is very relevant and highlights the same issues and environmental damages the Huron Mountain project will cause. This project was proposed just like the The Huron Mountains are a part of the Canadian Shield. So the geology and location are very similar. It also points out how it is against the Great … Continue reading Lake Superior Action Research Conservation: roads and blasting issues when putting turbines in the Lake Superior watershed.