Letter from Weyerhaeuser made available by the Planning Commission.

This Letter from Weyerhaeuser was made available by the Planning Commission at its Public Hearing on September 27. The company's request has implications for the proposed project, including the number of turbines, their size and setback requirements. The devil is in the details, which aren't revealed. For example, what does "more energetic turbines"  The Planning Commission … Continue reading Letter from Weyerhaeuser made available by the Planning Commission.

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.

News – Planning Commission Meeting -The Mining Gazette

L’Anse wind farm discourse turns…peaceful   SEP 28, 2018 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Mining Gazette L’ANSE — A public hearing of the L’Anse Township Planning Commission on Thursday night went well, according to many attendees. Comments from the public on proposed changes to township zoning ordinance that would allow large wind energy conversion systems (LWECS) on … Continue reading News – Planning Commission Meeting -The Mining Gazette

Public hearing at the L’Anse Township Planning Commission

Today's public hearing at the L'Anse Township Planning Commission went very well --- civil, well-run, and comments were overwhelmingly against the Summit Lake project. Here are a couple pix-the large crowd, the Commission assembled, and a post-mortem at Skipper's with people from "both sides." We had an excellent conversation. It appears more and more likely … Continue reading Public hearing at the L’Anse Township Planning Commission

L’Anse Township has announced a meeting of the Planning Commission on Thursday, September 27 at 6:00 pm at the Township Hall

L'Anse Township has announced a meeting of the Planning Commission on Thursday, September 27 at 6:00 pm at the Township Hall (126 N. Main, L'Anse) to hold a public hearing on proposed changes to the zoning ordinance regarding wind energy. We anticipate the proposal would allow turbines on ALL of Commercial Forest land, shown here … Continue reading L’Anse Township has announced a meeting of the Planning Commission on Thursday, September 27 at 6:00 pm at the Township Hall

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

Friends of the Huron Mountains files injunction to stop building permits in Baraga County

Friends of the Huron Mountains files injunction to stop building permits in Baraga County Aug 16, 2018 | Andrew LaCombe | uppermichiganssource.com L'ANSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - In Baraga County, the battle over a proposed wind turbine development in L'Anse Township is going to court. On Thursday, the Friends of the Huron Mountains asked a Baraga … Continue reading Friends of the Huron Mountains files injunction to stop building permits in Baraga County

The Mining Gazette: RES drafts tax promise in L’Anse

The Sales Pitch: A Promise with no Guarantees   RES drafts tax promise in L’Anse AUG 10, 2018| L’ANSE | JOSHUA VISSERS |The Mining Gazette More than 50 people filled the L'Anse Township Hall for Wednesday's township board meeting to deliberate the Summit Lake Wind Project proposal and the zoning that governs it. L’Anse Township tax assessor … Continue reading The Mining Gazette: RES drafts tax promise in L’Anse

L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018: No Wind, No Nonsense, No Due Process

No Wind, No Nonsense, No Due Process Jeffery Loman - Tribal Member, Calls RES to task for mis-statements and double speak. Friends Of The Huron Mountains Attorney, Janna Mathieu. Calls the board to task for failure to follow process and failure to follow the Local Ordinances,  and failure to follow due process  of the14th Amendment. … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018: No Wind, No Nonsense, No Due Process

L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018 – Dedicated Service

Dedicated service After nine years of dedicated service, the thanks received by Catherine Andrews is to be voted off the Planning Commission based on differing views, not on any reasonable cause. Thank you Catherine for your dedication, and thank you also for holding the previous members to task on after the fact letters of intent. … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board Meeting 8-8-2018 – Dedicated Service