November 2, 2018 | Andy Balaskovitz | energynews.us While wind energy is seeing pushback in other parts of Michigan, a project in the Upper Peninsula — largely benefiting a single landowner — could prove even more challenging. Supporters say the 130 megawatt project near Lake Superior could bring badly needed tax revenue to the rural area, while opponents … Continue reading Residents divided over wind energy plan for ‘pristine Upper Peninsula wilderness’
PEAK KEEPERS DISCUSS INDUSTRIAL WIND POWER Center for Media and Democracy | cctv.org Much of the discussions are applicable to the same issues that will be faced in the boreal forests of the Hurons. In addition, they make the point that for climate change, survival of many species we need to protect these limited Climate Stronghold … Continue reading Video: Peak Keepers Discuss Industrial Wind Power
The hypocrisy of destroying this in the name of green energy is beyond belief. This is Upper leatherby Falls, Lower Leatherby falls is located 1/4 mile downstream.If the Turbine Industrial project goes in there will be 500 foot turbines within a quarter mile of this location. Nestled away on Mt. Arvon is a series of … Continue reading The seclusion and solitude at remote waterfalls will forever be lost.
Scientists Locate Natural “Strongholds” in Upper Michigan That Could Protect Nature in the Face of Climate Change Identifying climate-resilient lands and waters to sustain biodiversity The Nature Conservancy has identified a series of landscapes across Michigan that are predicted to withstand the growing impacts of climate change and help ensure nature’s survival. As droughts, more … Continue reading Why would we destroy one of the better Climate strongholds?
40 to 50 Industrial Turbines 500 feet tall are proposed to be sited along the ridges of the Huron Mountains in Upper Michigan. The Original FAA application in 2016 included 120 turbine sites, along with another 12 FAA Applications submitted in 2017. The ridgelines include Mount Arvon the highest point in the State of Michigan, … Continue reading 40 to 50 or 132? Industrial Turbines 500 Feet Tall are Proposed for The Huron Mountains
The Wilderness Experience and the adventure of the journey are what the Huron Mountains are about. It does not matter whether someone is on walking, hiking, on snowshoes, ski's, snowmobiles, ORV's, ATV's, four-wheel drive, or heading as far as you can with whatever vehicle you have. When locals and tourists hit the trails, it is the … Continue reading The Journey Matters.
May 20, 2016 | Andy Balaskovitz | energynews.us A subsidiary of global clean energy developer Renewable Energy Systems is considering property in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for what would be the area’s largest wind energy project. Documents obtained by Midwest Energy News through a Freedom of Information Act request with the Federal Aviation Administration show Colorado-based RES Americas has applied for … Continue reading Developer revealed for proposed Upper Peninsula wind project
Across the big lake on landscapes similar to the Huron Mountains: The Ontario government boasts that the Algoma Region offers a "backdrop of breathtaking landscapes." That was before the wind power projects were built. Here, a photo from Bow Lake in the Algoma, this summer. Breathtaking alright. (Photo courtesy Gord Benner)