L’Anse Sentinel

Friends of the Land of the Keweenaw (FOLK) hosted a meeting Feb. 1, 2018 at the American Legion in L’Anse from 6:30-8 p.m. concerning the development of wind turbines proposed by Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), out of Broomfield, CO.

The meeting was put together after RES proposed the construction of approximately 100 or more wind turbines in L’Anse Township on Weyerhaeuser property combining a total of 26,000 acres of land. RES Wind Energy has proposed to erect the turbines in the most remote portions of Baraga and Marquette Counties.

[Kevin] Martis is the Executive Director of the Interstate Informed Citizens’ Coalition (IICC) of Blissfield, MI and Senior Policy Fellow of the Energy and Environment Legal Institute in Washington, D.C. (voluntary positions).

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