Residents were divided over the 49-turbine project, which was awaiting the results of a local referendum scheduled for May 7. April 19, 2019 | Andy Balaskovitz | energynews.us Citing planning delays, a global renewable energy developer has canceled plans for a major wind project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. A local referendum on the project … Continue reading Developer cancels plan for large Upper Peninsula wind project
Here are some Upper Peninsula stories making news at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources: DNR forest health specialist to appear live on WNMU-TV13’s ‘Ask the DNR’ April 11 Simeon Wright, a Michigan Department of Natural Resources forest health specialist from the Sault Ste. Marie field office, will be among the panelists answering viewer questions … Continue reading U.P. DNR Stories
JAN 5, 2019 |DIANE LASECK, Lachine |Letters To The Editor - The Alpena News Reading articles in The Alpena News regarding the resident of Presque Isle County’s concern on installation of wind turbines prompted me to write. The first time I encountered a “wind farm” was in Michigan’s beautiful Thumb area. It is no longer beautiful. The farm … Continue reading Alpena Letter to Editor: Wind turbines in beautiful Michigan
Apex halting plans for its' Flat Rock Wind Project in Rush and Henry Counties in Indiana, Apex cited delays in gaining approval from officials as the key reason for scrapping the project, which was met with opposition from local residents and has been the subject of legal action over zoning issues. “The resulting delays... have … Continue reading Delays in Approvals, leads Apex to scrap Wind Project
Green County residents say their piece about proposed wind turbines Dec 10, 2018 | Morgan Wolfe | nbc15.com (WMTV) MONROE, Wis. (WMTV) --- A proposed 24 wind turbines could be making their way to Green County next year. Residents are pushing back against the project proposed by EDF Renewables. "It would hurt property taxes, agriculture, and … Continue reading Green Co. Wisconsin residents oppose proposed wind turbine project.
Permit denied for Burleigh-Emmons wind project Dec 5, 2018 | Cheryl Mccormack, Amy Dalrymple | Bismarck Tribune The Burleigh County Planning and Zoning Commission voted 5-3 late Wednesday to deny a permit for the proposed Burleigh-Emmons Wind Farm, following a four-hour meeting with passionate testimony from both sides. More than 500 citizens attended the rescheduled … Continue reading Permit denied for Burleigh-Emmons wind project.
The L'anse Township Planning Commission held a meeting on Wednesday November 21st. Videos of the meeting posted below. After a series of questions on the recent changes that the board had no answers for, Catherine asks that the board not rule on a request from RES or Weyerhaeuser when they don't have any knowledge or … Continue reading Videos: L’Anse Planning Commission Meeting November, 21st 2018.
After referendum petitions were filed and certified, Township board continued to vote on Zoning changes. On Monday, the L’Anse Township Board passed new zoning ordinance changes concerning wind turbine setbacks. NOV 14, 2018 | JOSHUA VISSERS| The Mining Gazette L’ANSE — Zoning ordinance changes concerning wind turbines dominated the discussion Monday at a meeting of … Continue reading L’Anse wind project gets zone change
Nov 14, 2018 | Associated Press | uppermichiganssource.com L'ANSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Critics of a wind-energy project in the Upper Peninsula have submitted petition signatures to put the issue to voters. Dozens of turbines are being proposed for L'Anse Township in Baraga County. The area has some of the highest points in Michigan. The … Continue reading UP wind-farm critics submit signatures to force election
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