L’Anse Warden Plant Permit Granted: Very few of the requested requirements were required.

 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.

Visual Tour of Turbine 18 proposed Location.

Sometimes it is difficult to understand the loss and potential damages that will occur with Industrialization of the Michigamme Highlands and ridgelines of the Huron Mountains. This is a Tour of just one location shows what is at risk of being forever destroyed.  This is only one location, there are a proposed 54 to 68 … Continue reading Visual Tour of Turbine 18 proposed Location.

End of the road. Supreme court denies to hear case on U.P. County Rd 595.

March 13, 2019 | Tyler J Markle | WLUC - uppermichiganssource.com MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - The legal fight for County Road 595 is at this time, over. The Supreme Court on March 4, 2019 denied the Marquette County Road Commission's request for a review on the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to veto the road proposal. The … Continue reading End of the road. Supreme court denies to hear case on U.P. County Rd 595.

Huron National Wildlife Refuge.

Huron Islands Wilderness Eight small islands, totaling 147 acres, make up the Huron National Wildlife Refuge. It is located just three miles off the south shore of Lake Superior in Marquette County, Michigan. Huron National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1905 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife, especially the … Continue reading Huron National Wildlife Refuge.

Documentary BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal?

Local Interest: BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal?

Check This Out! The Local Warden Biofuel Plant is one of the featured plants and Local Residents appear in the movie BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal? A film by Alan Dater and Lisa Merton "BURNED tells the little-known story of the accelerating destruction of our forests for fuel, and probes the policy loopholes, huge subsidies, … Continue reading Local Interest: BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal?

We are all downstream. Indian Lake Conservation Preserve Protects the Headwaters of the Peshekee River

We are all downstream. “The way we treat rivers reflects the way we treat each other” – Aldo Leopold Indian Lake Conservation Preserve | Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy Indian Lake is the source of an amazing amount of freshwater that thousands of people depend on for healthy drinking water, clean fish to eat, safe recreation of … Continue reading We are all downstream. Indian Lake Conservation Preserve Protects the Headwaters of the Peshekee River

UP road commission loses appeal over wetlands dispute.

UP road commission loses appeal over wetlands dispute MAR 21, 2018 | ASSOCIATED PRESS  MARQUETTE, MI (AP)--   An appeals court is offering sympathy to the Marquette County Road Commission, but not a favorable decision in a dispute over a new road and wetlands. The Commission lost an appeal on County Road 595 Tuesday. Local officials … Continue reading UP road commission loses appeal over wetlands dispute.