RES and Weyerhaeuser push for non-standard blade clearances.

Current Zoning restricts blade clearance to 75 feet, a standard clearance in the industry, and a restriction in some states for safety reasons. This change means that blades moving at over 100 miles an hour will be less than 60 feet from the ground. In Addition, this change was not included in notice of changes, … Continue reading RES and Weyerhaeuser push for non-standard blade clearances.

It is not a done deal: Planning Commission vote is just for recommendation. Township board still needs to vote!

NO ZONING ORDINANCE CHANGES WERE "PASSED!" On October 3, the Planning Commission voted to recommend that permissive zoning changes requested by RES and Weyerhaeuser be approved by the L'Anse Township Board. Tonight's Planning Commission went as we expected. The members voted unanimously (with two abstentions - we advised them before the meeting that two commissioners … Continue reading It is not a done deal: Planning Commission vote is just for recommendation. Township board still needs to vote!

Local News Coverage: Planning Commission public hearing.

L'Anse Township Planning Commission holds public hearing on proposed wind turbines Sep 27, 2018 | Tyler J Markle  | uppermichiganssource.com L'ANSE, Mich. (WLUC) - The L'Anse Township Planning Commission held a public hearing Thursday night on a proposed amendment that would allow Renewal Energy Systems to build wind turbines in Baraga County. The Planning Commission heard … Continue reading Local News Coverage: Planning Commission public hearing.

L’Anse Township Board Meeting.- Windy Uproar – Mining Gazette

Windy Uproar: Wind farm opponents object to commission’s appointment rejection SEP 14, 2018 | Joshua Vissers |Mining Gazette L’ANSE — Amid repeated outbursts from the assembled public, the L’Anse Township Board appointed three new members to the Planning Commission: JoAnn Pennock, Craig Kent and Joan Bugni. “It seems like the wind energy board, but it’s … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board Meeting.- Windy Uproar – Mining Gazette