“Activate the U.P.: An Industrial Wind Power Plant in L’Anse Township?” Panel at UPEC’s “Celebrate the UP”

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”

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New resource library helps cities boost buildings’ energy efficiency

March 4, 2019 | Katie Pyzyk | smartcitiesdive.com Dive Brief: The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) have compiled a resource library to help cities boost building energy efficiency, thus reducing wasted energy and pollution while increasing equity in addressing climate change. The free, interactive toolkit was built on the best practices … Continue reading New resource library helps cities boost buildings’ energy efficiency

Many in L’Anse community oppose wind turbines

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

David vs. Goliath or Don Quixote? A GRASS-ROOTS CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT THE U.P. WILDERNESS FROM INDUSTRIAL WIND DEVELOPMENT

Newsletter: The Upper Peninsula Environment The Upper Peninsula Environment is published four times per year. The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition welcomes thoughtful discussion on a variety of environmental topics relevant to the U.P. The article on pages 2-3, published in the January 2019 Winter (725 KB pdf)  Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC), Newsletter, discusses how and why local residents led by our … Continue reading David vs. Goliath or Don Quixote? A GRASS-ROOTS CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT THE U.P. WILDERNESS FROM INDUSTRIAL WIND DEVELOPMENT

Letter To The Editor, Mining Gazette: Wind farm not in right place

Wind farm not in right place January 22, 2019 |James Mihelcic, Stanton Township   |The Mining Gazette: Letters To The Editor  The L’Anse Township Board has approved a May referendum on zoning ordinances regulating wind turbines. However, all of us paying taxes and recreating in the Keweenaw should beware. This is because the large industrial wind farm … Continue reading Letter To The Editor, Mining Gazette: Wind farm not in right place

Blight of the windfarm on communities

Blight of the windfarm on communities. December 31, 2018 | Donal Hickey| IrishExaminer.com [excerpts] Read the full article Many people will celebrate the new year tonight, but others in rural communities are living in a state of anxiety about what 2019 will bring. They are, increasingly, up in arms about windfarms being forced on them. … Continue reading Blight of the windfarm on communities