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L’Anse Township Rejects Zoning Changes Industrial Wind Farms Disallowed on Commercial Forest Land
‘No’ vote will put horse before cart APR 23, 2019 | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Wayne F. Abba | The Daily Mining Gazette To the editor: Your April 16 editorial "Wind farm vote is about money plus much more" cited the alleged benefits of wind power. You warned L’Anse Township voters that it "will be coming" and that … Continue reading ‘No’ vote will put horse before cart.
APR 20, 2019 | Joshua Vissers | The Mining Gazette The Summit Lake Wind Farm is no longer being pursued, according to a press release from Renewable Energy Systems issued Friday. “After a careful review of several factors, RES has decided to discontinue the development of the Summit Lake Wind project,” Sean Stocker, RES Project Manager, … Continue reading Wind farm shuttered: Facing May 7 referendum, process delays cited as reason
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
Developer to discontinue L'Anse Township wind farm development Apr 19, 2019 | Andrew LaCombe | uppermichiganssource.com L'ANSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - The developer behind a proposed wind farm in L'Anse Township says it is no longer pursuing the project. In a press release Friday morning, Renewable Energy Systems said "continued delays in the planning process have … Continue reading Developer to discontinue L’Anse Township wind farm development
As we prepare for the May 7 zoning referendum, consider how important this local vote is to the UP. So far only the Garden Peninsula has a sizable industrial wind farm. But if the Hurons are opened to such development, what could that mean for the Keweenaw Peninsula and other areas? The US Geological Survey … Continue reading Industrial Wind, impacts far more than the local area.
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
While a few of the public requested protections and restrictions were added as requirements for the new permit, many of the protections for air quality, and though additional pollutants will be tested, they did not increase the timing of those and testing will only be required every 5 years. L’Anse Warden Electric Company Permit Issued … Continue reading L’Anse Warden Plant Permit Granted: Very few of the requested requirements were required.