Category Archives: Joyfield Property Rights Association

Joyfield Township Adopts Utility-Grade Wind Moratorium

Tonight the new Joyfield Township Board met for the first time since the February 28 Special Election. At the meeting, the Board passed a one-year moratorium on the construction of utility-grade wind turbines in the township. The Board also voted … Continue reading

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Arcadia Wind Study Group responds to the recent Duke announcement

On January 28, the Arcadia Wind Study Group today earlier the following preliminary statement in response to Duke Energy’s announcement in January that it was “discontinuing” its “Gail Windpower” industrial wind energy project: To our friends, neighbors, and supporters in … Continue reading

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Is Duke struggling to find enough lease signers?

It is starting to seem as though Duke is struggling to find enough people willing to sign its wind lease for the Gail Windpower project. According to a glossy mailer received on Friday by nonparticipating landowners in Pleasanton and Joyfield townships, Duke … Continue reading

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Stop the Turbines: A View from Joyfield

Here is a letter to the editor reprinted from this week’s Record-Patriot from Kurt Krueger of Joyfield. As we have written before, Joyfield township has refused to enact zoning, and three of five members of the Township Board have signed … Continue reading

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Save Benzie

If you would like a “Save Benzie” sign, send an e-mail to benziewindfacts@gmail.com.  You have probably noticed similar images on the Manistee and Benzie County Billboards.

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What We Can Learn From One Family’s Life With Industrial Wind

Our friends over at Citizens for Responsible Wind recently called our attention to some new material at a website called “Our Life with the DeKalb Turbines.”  This link will take you to the website. We recommend you visit the site to … Continue reading

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Process: Where Do We Go From Here?

Editors Note: The following post describes the steps and process that Arcadia Township will go through as the community and its elected officials evaluate the extent to which industrial wind towers are consistent with the people’s goals and long-range vision for Arcadia.  … Continue reading

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