19 01, 2024

Bridge Michigan: State board OKs petition to repeal Michigan renewable energy siting law

2024-01-24T13:06:21-05:00January 19th, 2024|Conflict of Interest, Martis, Media Coverage, Unreliability of Wind|

by Bridge Michigan LANSING—The Michigan Board of State Canvassers on Friday approved summary language for a proposed ballot initiative that aims to repeal a law that allows the state to override local rejections of large wind and solar projects. The bipartisan board’s 4-0 vote clears the way for the group Citizens for Local Choice to [...]

15 01, 2022

Martis: Citizens of Montcalm County know the honest brokers

2022-01-18T12:16:19-05:00January 15th, 2022|Conflict of Interest, Martis, Media Coverage, Windmills|

by Kevon Martis, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in Daily News I am writing in response to the recent column from Apex Clean Energy salesman Dan Paris which makes a number of false claims about the grassroots coalition I founded in 2011 in Blissfield, Michigan, the Interstate Informed Citizen’s Coalition or “IICC.” The [...]

11 02, 2021

Daily News: Pine Township supervisor says wind moratorium is not an option

2021-02-15T15:20:54-05:00February 11th, 2021|Martis, Media Coverage, Windmills|

by Elisabeth Waldon Daily News (MI) PINE TOWNSHIP — The Pine Township Board heard nearly an hour of public comment at Monday’s meeting focused on the township’s need for an updated wind energy ordinance. Audience members also repeatedly asked the township board to place a moratorium on any township wind activity, but Supervisor Bill Drews [...]

24 02, 2019

The County Press: Wind turbine opponents pack meeting

2019-02-25T13:18:17-05:00February 24th, 2019|Martis, Media Coverage, Windmills|

by Phil Foley The County Press NORTH BRANCH TWP. — More than 150 filled a meeting room at North Branch Wesleyan Church Tuesday (Feb. 19) night to hear the other side of the wind energy debate. Last month the North Branch Township Hall meeting room was standing room only for a presentation by three wind [...]

30 10, 2018

MasterResource: Citizen Martis Draws Ire from Big Green (countering wind power shoestring by shoestring)

2018-10-30T16:07:37-04:00October 30th, 2018|Bad Science, Conflict of Interest, Martis, Media Coverage, Windmills|

by Robert Bradley, Jr. Master Resource In “Coal-Backed Anti-Wind Guru Barrels into Ohio’s Seneca County to Attack Wind Energy,” Scott Peterson, executive director of Checks and Balances Project, “an investigative blog that seeks to hold government officials, lobbyists and corporate management accountable to the public,” goes after one regular citizen, Kevon Martis. Citizen Martis is [...]

18 10, 2018

National Wind Watch: Wind turbines in Michigan criticized at Bay County meeting

2018-10-22T16:41:06-04:00October 18th, 2018|Conflict of Interest, Martis, Media Coverage, Windmills|

by Chris Ehrmann National Wind Watch KAWKAWLIN, MI – Township officials from around Michigan and a group of about 300 citizens gathered Tuesday in Bay County at a forum where they heard from a speaker critical of wind energy. Energy companies are looking at several sites in Bay County as possible locations for a new [...]

28 09, 2018

Energy Central News: Local VFW to host industrial wind turbine program Oct. 2nd #IL to Include E&E Legal’s Kevon Martis

2018-10-11T13:51:08-04:00September 28th, 2018|Martis, Media Coverage, Windmills|

Energy Central News The local V.F.W. Post #1379 will host an informational session regarding industrial wind turbines next Tuesday at 6 p.m. There are two scheduled guest speakers for this October 2nd event. Kevon Martis is a Senior Policy Fellow at the Energy and Environment Legal Institute in Washington, D.C. Read more.

7 06, 2018

windAction: Seneca Anti-Wind Union (SAWU) meeting draws huge crowd

2018-06-12T13:22:22-04:00June 7th, 2018|Green Groups, Martis, Media Coverage, Scandal, Windmills|

by Richard Stegman If one drives from Bellevue to Attica you will notice the numerous Anti-Wind for Seneca County signs in the front yards of homes. They do far out-number the Pro-Wind Energy signs. One will also be struck that most of the pro-wind signs are in areas without homes; just open fields. And on [...]

27 03, 2018

E&E Legal Letters Issue XVIII: Winter 2018

2018-03-27T15:44:36-04:00March 27th, 2018|Cooke, E&E Legal Letters, Grimes, Martis, Milloy, Richardson|

Click here to download a complete pdf version of E&E Legal Letters Issue XVIII Winter 2018. Click headlines for the full article. The EPA Cleans Up Its Science. Now Congress should act to lock in place data transparency. by Steve Milloy, Senior Policy Fellow, as appearing in the Wall Street Journal The Environmental Protection Agency [...]

18 02, 2018

Pharos-Tribune: Zoning, water come up at wind meeting

2018-02-20T18:03:36-05:00February 18th, 2018|Martis, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies, Scandal, Windmills|

by Mitchell Kirk Pharos-Tribune Regulations in Cass County fall short of ones an advocate of wind turbine zoning says are necessary for health, safety and welfare. Kevon Martis, former vice chairman of the Riga Township Planning Commission in southeastern Michigan's Lenawee County, addressed a crowd of about 230 in the Community Center at the Cass [...]

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