Developer cancels plan for large Upper Peninsula wind project

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

Center for Native American Studies: ‎KBIC Opposition to the Summit Lake Wind Project

Summit Lake Wind Project subject of class discussion APR 16, 2019 | Christie Bleck  | The Mining Journal MARQUETTE — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is concerned about what it believes will be negative environmental impacts from the proposed Summit Lake Wind Project in the Huron Mountains, and those concerns were expressed Monday during a presentation … Continue reading Center for Native American Studies: ‎KBIC Opposition to the Summit Lake Wind Project

‘VACANT LAND MYTH’: Rural communities, even entire states, are resisting or rejecting wind, solar, and high-voltage transmission projects

‘VACANT LAND MYTH’: HUNDREDS OF US LOCALITIES ARE RESISTING THE SPREAD OF GREEN ENERGY April 11, 2019 | Michael Bastasch | dailycaller.com | [Excerpt Read Full Article] “Rural communities, even entire states, are resisting or rejecting wind, solar, and high-voltage transmission projects"  U.S. cities and states have risen up against the spread of solar panels … Continue reading ‘VACANT LAND MYTH’: Rural communities, even entire states, are resisting or rejecting wind, solar, and high-voltage transmission projects

EVENT 4-15-2019: Wind Turbines in the Wilderness – KBIC Opposition to the Summit Lake Wind Project. Center for Native American Studies

FREE and open to all! Monday, April 15, 2019 at 2 PM – 4 PM EDT 109 Learning Resource Center (LRC), Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI hosted by: Center for Native American Studies  KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY (KBIC)   Featuring KBIC President Warren C. Swartz, Jr. and KBIC Tribal Citizen Larry Loman on KBIC's opposition … Continue reading EVENT 4-15-2019: Wind Turbines in the Wilderness – KBIC Opposition to the Summit Lake Wind Project. Center for Native American Studies

Proper citing is needed for energy projects

Proper citing is needed for energy projects MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2019 | Bob Quinn, Sackets Harbor | Watertown Daily Times Last month, the Roaring Brook industrial wind project received virtually its last needed approval with construction to begin later this year. The project will result in 20 wind towers, each several times the height of Watertown’s … Continue reading Proper citing is needed for energy projects

“Activate the U.P.: An Industrial Wind Power Plant in L’Anse Township?” Panel at UPEC’s “Celebrate the UP”

March 31, 2019 | Wayne Abba | Friends of The Huron Mountains A big THANK YOU to UPEC for inviting us to discuss our experience on a panel at "Celebrate the UP" in Marquette this weekend. And especially to Jeff Towner for facilitating and organizing our presentation, titled "Activate the U.P.: An Industrial Wind Power … Continue reading “Activate the U.P.: An Industrial Wind Power Plant in L’Anse Township?” Panel at UPEC’s “Celebrate the UP”

Meteorologist to discuss wind farms in Cameron, Missouri.

Meteorologist to discuss wind farms in Cameron Mar 19, 2019| Margaret Slayton | News-Press Now Mike Thompson, retired chief meteorologist for WDAF-TV in Kansas City, will give a free presentation on wind turbine development this week in Cameron, Missouri. The free event will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Cameron Community Center located … Continue reading Meteorologist to discuss wind farms in Cameron, Missouri.