L’Anse Township Rejects Zoning Changes Industrial Wind Farms Disallowed on Commercial Forest Land
May 9, 2019 | Friends of The Huron Mountains We took down our signs after the vote - then these began popping up around town from an anonymous source. Not FOHM, but we appreciate the gesture. A lot of hard work went into reversing the zoning, and more will be needed to fix the master … Continue reading Thank You Friends of The Huron Mountains
The Daily Mining Gazette editorial on May 4th the S.A.V.E. group and its advisor Prof. Waller from NMU persist in the groundless claim that FOHM lacks sources for our data or that the sources are irrelevant. Well, it’s a shame that those people either chose not to attend our presentations (we attended all of the … Continue reading FOHM Response to editorial.
Developer to discontinue L'Anse Township wind farm development. Apr 19, 2019 (WLUC)
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
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
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”
Friends of the Huron Mountains fundraiser! Crawl out out of the snow and come have some fun! Turkey/lasagna dinner followed by dancing, will also have some beautiful baskets to bid on! Dinner and dance tickets $20 ea. or just dance $10 ea. American Legion, March 16th. Tickets available from Java by the Bay, or any … Continue reading Crawl out out of the snow and come have some fun! Friends of the Huron Mountains fundraiser!
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