Local governments have been busy crafting rules for wind turbines across northern Michigan, as both commercial and small-scale wind developers have been eager to build in some places.
One of the big questions is noise, how loud a turbine can be. Now one Harbor Springs wind turbine developer is crying foul, asking for a state investigation into Emmet County’s wind ordinance.
Listen to the audio above for IPR’s chat with Brandon Hubbard, who writes about this issue today in the Petoskey News-Review. Hubbard also talks about a commercial wind developer whose been buying up thousands of acres of leases in the area.