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Michigan: County Pushes Stop Button on Wind Development

New regulations will include increasing the setback distance for the turbines, creating tighter noise restrictions, eliminating turbine flicker for the homes of nonparticipating residents, and a ban on wind development within three miles of the Lake Huron shoreline. This three-mile no-windmill zone was recommended by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Jack Spencer — CapCon — […]

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Letter writers ask First Nations people to reconsider Island wind development

Letter to the Editor — Manitoulin Expositor — September 3, 2013 We have just found out that wind turbines are being built on Manitoulin Island’s McLean’s Mountain. These turbines will be 700 ft. (213 meters) high, 500 ft. (150 meters) higher than the tallest white pine industrial turbines on Manitoulin Island. These turbines hurt the […]

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U.K. –Green light for £365m ‘blight on the countryside’

Luke Salkeld — Daily Mail — May 9, 2012 Green light for £365m ‘blight on the countryside’ as Government gives go-ahead to Britain’s biggest wind farm Campaigners fear project will cause irreversible damage to countryside Each of the 76 turbines will be taller than the London Eye and will be among the highest in Europe […]

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