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

Press Release: FRIENDS OF THE HURON MOUNTAINS Virtual Reality Viewer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friends of the Huron Mountains Release Viewshed Analysis 2D Maps & 3D Virtual Reality for Proposed Summit Lake Project L’Anse, Michigan, January 30, 2019 The Friends of the Huron Mountains, a group in opposition to the proposed Summit Lake industrial wind farm in the Huron Mountains, announced today that a sophisticated project … Continue reading Press Release: FRIENDS OF THE HURON MOUNTAINS Virtual Reality Viewer

Wind farm opponents: Not against wind energy

JAN 12, 2019 | Joshua Vissers | The Mining Gazette The Summit Lake Wind Project proposed by RES would erect 50 wind turbines at the site.“We’re not against wind turbines. We’re not against renewable energy,” said Burt Mason, chairman for the Friends of the Huron Mountains (FOHM), a nonprofit group that formed around local concerns … Continue reading Wind farm opponents: Not against wind energy

UP wind project opponents will get referendum on ballot

UP wind project opponents will get referendum on ballot Dec 14, 2018 | WLUC  Marquette 6 |Associated Press L'ANSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Opponents of a wind-energy project in the Upper Peninsula have submitted enough petition signatures to qualify for a referendum. But a key issue is unsettled: when to hold the vote in L'Anse … Continue reading UP wind project opponents will get referendum on ballot

L’Anse Township Board meeting, Anti-wind vote petition OK’d

Anti-wind vote petition OK’d   DEC 13, 2018 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Mining Gazette L’ANSE — Township clerk Brian Jentoft confirmed he has verified 410 signatures for the petition for a referendum on the zoning ordinances concerning wind turbines in the township at Wednesday’s Township Board meeting. Now the board must decide on when the … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board meeting, Anti-wind vote petition OK’d