Monthly Archives: November 2011

Wind project faces scrutiny

The following story appeared in the November 28, 2011 Daily Press. Read the original story here. November 28, 2011 By Ashley Hoholik – staff writer (ahoholik@dailypress.net), Daily Press GARDEN – The future of a Garden Peninsula wind farm is uncertain, … Continue reading

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Joyfield Recall Coverage on IPR

On November 9, Interlochen Public Radio’s program, “Points North” spoke to Joyfield township residents about their successful recall campaign: Link to the original story here. Here is an earlier story on the Recall and wind issues in Joyfield township that … Continue reading

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Joyfield Recall Coverage

Voters recall 3 over turbines; Supervisor, clerk, treasurer removed by upset voters Credit: By Brian McGillivary, Traverse City Record-Eagle, 13 November 2011 (Link to the original article, copy at Wind Watch) BENZONIA — Voters blew out of office three township officials … Continue reading

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Joyfield Recall Successful

Today three members of the Joyfield township board, each of whom had signed a lease with Duke Energy, were recalled by the voters of Joyfield township: Unofficial election results as of 8:42 pm: RECALL Larry Lathwell Yes – 211 No … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Pinwheels: The reality of life with wind turbines in Australia and New Zealand

Pandora’s Pinwheels is a two-hour-long film that documents the actual effects of people in three separate areas who live too close to wind turbines. The real-life stories are accompanied by expert commentary and analysis. You can watch the whole movie … Continue reading

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Benzie Commissioners Meeting – TV Coverage

Here is some TV coverage on the 7 & 4 news concerning the Benzie Commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday. It’s not very complete but at least the media decided to cover what is going on a little bit. Check out the … Continue reading

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Benzie Commissioners consider alternate resolutions on renewable energy

At their Nov. 1 meeting, the Benzie County Board of Commissioners considered two alternative resolutions dealing with the topic of renewable energy. Neither of the two resolutions dealing with renewable energy was voted on by commissioners. Board members approved formation of … Continue reading

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November Township Meetings

Arcadia Twp Board: Thursday, Nov. 10, 7:00 pm Planning Commission: Wed, Nov. 2, 7:00 pm Pleasanton Twp Board: Monday, Nov. 14, 7:00 pm Planning Commission: Mon, Nov. 7, 7:00 pm Blaine Twp Board: Tuesday, November 1 – 7:30 pm Planning … Continue reading

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