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Planning Board minutes Concerning Wind Energy

 

Apr.22, 2009

Apr.15, 2009  Letter

Mar 25, 2009  Letters

Feb 18, 2009  Letters

Jan 28, 2009

July 02, 2008

May 28, 2008

Apr. 23, 2008

Mar. 26, 2008

Feb. 27, 2008

Jan. 23, 2008 *

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WIND TURBINE FACILITY ORDINANCE

 

The Planning Commission is currently working on a Wind Turbine Facility Ordinance, please consider attending the planning commission meetings and offer your input. 

 

> Wind Turbine Facility Ordinance <

 

Or send E-mail to > info@laketownship.net <

 


>>    NEW   <<

Bird-compatible wind turbines


>> Draft of Lake Township <<

 Zoning Ordinance

 for

Wind Energy Systems


>> Power Point Presentation <<

Lake Township

Wind Turbine Zoning


>> Delphi Inquires into Wind Turbine Siting Issues <<


>> Greening of the Great Lakes <<


>>Personal Turbines ?<<


>> DTE has big plans for Huron County


>> Looking into the ~noise' about wind turbines  


>More wind projects gust into Thumb (Ubly)


>> Credit crunch Stalls Noble Malone Telegram 10/11/08


Wind turbines & health problems. Goderich Ontario  >>Video<<


The sound of the future.  >>Video<<


Saginaw Bay could generate loads of wind energy.


>> State Regulators Assess Preparedness for

          Offshore Wind Energy Proposals <<


> DTE conducts soil evaluations in area <


Michigan Country Lines

Thumb Electric Cooperative

>>Let's Talk About Energy<<


Lake Township Planning Commission concerns for safe setback requirements have merit.

                             Click below for video.

> Runaway Wind Turbine in Denmark February 22, 2008 <

 

 

> Wind Over Water <

 

> Slides of Power Point Presentation from the

 

             April 23,2008 Lake Township Planning Board meeting

 

by Richard R. James, ince.  E-Coustic Solutions. <

 

> MICHIGAN MAJOR GENERATION and

 

POWER GRID CONNECTIONS MAP <

 

> WIND MAP of MICHIGAN <

 

> OFF SHORE WIND TURBINE PLANS <

 

Wind Energy Development  (Moratorium)

Resolution 2008-03 ( Township Minutes 03/31/08 )

 

Lake Township Planning Commission request to DTE Energy

 

for clarification on Wind Turbine Facility issues.  Letter

 

 

DTE Energy response Wind Turbine Facility issues.  Letter

 

Lake Township Planning Commission request to the Michigan Department of Energy for information on their "Michigan Siting Guidelines for Wind Energy Systems" recommendations.

 

Energy Office of Michigan

Department of Labor & Economic Growth.  Letter


 

Follow along with the Commissions progress on developing a Wind Turbine Facility Ordinance Check out the minutes from recent Planning Commission meetings where the ordinance was discussed .

 

April 22, 2009

April 15, 2009 Minutes >Attached Letter<

March 25, 2009 Minutes >Attached Letters<

Feb 18, 2009 Minutes  >Attached letters<

Jan 28, 2009

July 02, 2008

May 28,2008

April 23, 2008

March 26, 2008

February 27, 2008

January 23, 2008 *

November 28, 2007

October 24, 2007

September 26, 2007

Special meeting-September 5, 2007

August 22, 2007

Special meeting-August 8, 2007

July 25, 2007

June 27, 2007

April 24, 2007


 

The Planning Commission is conducting in depth research.   Below are links to reference materials the members have reviewed.  


There have been a number of articles about

wind energy in the local papers.

For recent newspaper articles regarding 

possible Wind Turbine Facilities in  Lake  

Township check out:

 

Huron Daily Tribune 4/24/09

Huron Daily Tribune 1/14/09

Huron Daily Tribune 12/12/08

Bay City Times 11/19/08

Huron Daily Tribune 10/29/08

Malone Telegram 10/18/08

Bay City Times  10/06/08

Huron Daily Tribune 10/03/08

Huron Daily Tribune 09/29/08

Associated Press 08/16/08

Bay City Times  08/09/08

Bay City Times  07/13/08

Bay City Times  07/13/08

Huron Daily Tribune 07/08/08  1st Article

Huron Daily Tribune 07/08/08  2nd Article

Huron Daily Tribune 04/28/08

Bay City Times  04/25/08

Huron Daily Tribune 04/22/08

Bay City Times  03/13/08

Detroit News  11/15/07

Chicago Tribune  11/12/07   Video

News Weekly  2nd 11/07/07

News Weekly  1st   11/07/07

Huron Daily Tribune 10/24/07

 


The Lake Township Newsletter also had a recent article concerning Wind Turbines, to view the article 


Letter read at Lake Township Board meeting on November 19, 2007.


For more information on the possible natural resource impacts, view the US Fish and Wildlife Report  


Potential Wind Turbine Facility in Huron County - Map  


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Acknowledgements to

Don Coles

Great Lakes Aerial Photos


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Sand hill Cranes


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