RES and Weyerhaeuser push for non-standard blade clearances.

Current Zoning restricts blade clearance to 75 feet, a standard clearance in the industry, and a restriction in some states for safety reasons. This change means that blades moving at over 100 miles an hour will be less than 60 feet from the ground. In Addition, this change was not included in notice of changes, … Continue reading RES and Weyerhaeuser push for non-standard blade clearances.

FAA information for Proposed Turbines

Details for the Proposed Industrial Turbine Locations From 2018 FAA Applications View on google map Case Number Links to FAA Information Latitude Longitude Site Elevation Structure Name Links to FAA Map 2018-WTE-6500-OE 46° 45' 51.07" N 88° 07' 45.86" W 1574 A13 2018-WTE-6486-OE 46° 45' 47.25" N 88° 05' 14.73" W 1640 T48 2018-WTE-6466-OE 46° 45' 46.93" … Continue reading FAA information for Proposed Turbines

Windmill Controversy, – Word on the Street

Windmill Controversy   AUGUST 15, 2018 | BRIAN CABELL |  Word on the Street. Cabell Publishing CONTROVERSY BREWING IN L’Anse Township, our neighbors to the west. A windmill controversy. Renewable Energy Systems is proposing to install more than 50 turbines on land owned by Weyerhaeuser, one of the world’s largest owners of private timberlands. The L’Anse … Continue reading Windmill Controversy, – Word on the Street

RES releases map of Wind Industrial Park.

RES unveils new map showing they may have reduced the number of turbines (for now?) but are still looking to destroy the same footprint. Take a good look at where they plan to put the Wind Industrial Park. The amount of devastation and the beauty we stand to lose, is heartbreaking.  *Note many of the "landmarks" … Continue reading RES releases map of Wind Industrial Park.