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
Developer to discontinue L'Anse Township wind farm development. Apr 19, 2019 (WLUC)
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
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
ALL the dark green area would be available for wind development! Watch Michigan's Thumb region be covered in Industrial Wind Turbines Between 2007 - 2018. For a total of 758 turbines, with more planned!
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.
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
The L’Anse Township Board approved ballot language Wednesday for a referendum on zoning ordinances regulating wind turbines. Ballot Question: “Shall the L’Anse Township Ordinance No. 2018-10-11-1, entitled An Ordinance to Amend the Township’s Zoning Ordinance Regarding Wind Energy Conversion Systems be approved?”