Wind farm shuttered: Facing May 7 referendum, process delays cited as reason

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

Press Release 4-19-2019: Local Group Reacts to Wind Farm Cancellation

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 cancels plan for large Upper Peninsula wind project

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

Industrial Wind, impacts far more than the local area.

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.

Many in L’Anse community oppose wind turbines

Feb 07, 2019  Remi Murrey | WLUC uppermichiganssource.com   L’Anse, Mich. (WLUC) - Discussion surrounding the Summit Lake Wind Project continues as L’Anse Township leaders recently passed changes to the zoning ordinance. These recommendations, given by the planning commission, would allow permits to be issued to large wind turbines in forest resource districts. "They are proposing to put … Continue reading Many in L’Anse community oppose wind turbines