Why a Supreme Court case over a single frog could jeopardize wildlife for years to come October 2, 2018 | Mark Rupp, EDF's Wildlife Campaign Director. | Environmental Defense Fund Highlights The first case of the Supreme Court’s new term could set a dangerous precedent for how we protect habitat that species may depend on in … Continue reading Weyerhaeuser v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Supreme Court Case.
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.
This Letter from Weyerhaeuser was made available by the Planning Commission at its Public Hearing on September 27. The company's request has implications for the proposed project, including the number of turbines, their size and setback requirements. The devil is in the details, which aren't revealed. For example, what does "more energetic turbines" The Planning Commission … Continue reading Letter from Weyerhaeuser made available by the Planning Commission.
L’Anse wind farm discourse turns…peaceful SEP 28, 2018 | JOSHUA VISSERS | The Mining Gazette L’ANSE — A public hearing of the L’Anse Township Planning Commission on Thursday night went well, according to many attendees. Comments from the public on proposed changes to township zoning ordinance that would allow large wind energy conversion systems (LWECS) on … Continue reading News – Planning Commission Meeting -The Mining Gazette
Dec 12, 2017 Skookumchuck Wind Energy, Lewis County, Washington The Skookumchuck Wind Energy project continues to move forward, although the parameters have changed again, with all of the 38 turbines located in Lewis County as part of updated plans. Sean Bell, senior development manager of RES Americas, provided a brief update to the Board of Lewis County Commissioners … Continue reading Known Weyerhaeuser Wind Farms or Projects.
Turbines on timberlands As the best sites for wind farms continue to get snapped up, companies are looking at alternative locations for alternative energy projects. Renewable power development company Invenergy chose privately owned timberlands in West Virginia for its latest wind power project. January/February 2011| Paul MacDonald | enerG Magazine Invenergy Wind recently completed the … Continue reading Turbines on timberlands