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?”
Wind vote scheduled for May 7 JAN 11, 2019 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Daily Mining Gazette L’ANSE — The L’Anse Township Board approved ballot language Wednesday for a referendum on zoning ordinances regulating wind turbines. Township Supervisor Peter Magaraggia said the township’s legal council told him the vote needs to take place on May 7, … Continue reading Vote NO! The L’Anse Township Board approved ballot language for a referendum on zoning ordinances regulating wind turbines.
December 21, 2018 | Melissa Newland | L'Anse Sentinel With the next regular election still two years away, L’Anse Township and its voters may not want to wait that long to decide on the fate of a possible wind farm in the Huron Mountains. Confirmation came from Township Clerk Brian Jentoft at the Dec. 12, 2018 … Continue reading Local News: Special election in future? Next regular election would be two years away
UP wind project opponents will get referendum on ballot Dec 14, 2018 | WLUC Marquette 6 |Associated Press L'ANSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Opponents of a wind-energy project in the Upper Peninsula have submitted enough petition signatures to qualify for a referendum. But a key issue is unsettled: when to hold the vote in L'Anse … Continue reading UP wind project opponents will get referendum on ballot
Anti-wind vote petition OK’d DEC 13, 2018 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Mining Gazette L’ANSE — Township clerk Brian Jentoft confirmed he has verified 410 signatures for the petition for a referendum on the zoning ordinances concerning wind turbines in the township at Wednesday’s Township Board meeting. Now the board must decide on when the … Continue reading L’Anse Township Board meeting, Anti-wind vote petition OK’d